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A 60-year-old male asked:

I have severe elbow pain 6 weeks post op from elbow tendon repair is this normal?

2 doctor answers3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Philip Schwarzman
Emergency Medicine 47 years experience
You really need to discuss this with your orthopedic surgeon since you are describing the pain as severe.
Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 52 years experience
Please see your orthopedic surgeon in the near future. Worsening pain several weeks after surgery is not a normal recovery pattern.

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