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how quickly can a tendon scar after two flexor tendon surgeries?

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Dr. Keith Joe
Dr. Keith Joe answered
18 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Immediately: Not exactly sure what you are asking but scar tissue forms fairly soon after any type of surgery. I am guessing you are concerned moreso with scar tissue that can be a problem after the surgery. Typically after flexor tendon surgery esp a 2nd one, you should be attending dedicated hand therapy which will help regain your motion and function safely, and limit the deleterious effects of scar tissu.
Answered on Jul 30, 2013

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