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Causes Of Rotator Cuff Swelling
Can a rotator cuff injury cause your arm to feel like it is swelling when you try to lift it over your head even though your in extreme pain?
Swelling is the enlargement of organs, skin, or other body parts. It is caused by a buildup of fluid in the tissues. The extra fluid can lead to a rapid increase in weight over a short period of time (days to weeks). Swelling can occur all over the body (generalized) or only in one part ...Read more
Partial rotator cuff tear can be healed without surgery?.I have been doing rehab and icing it for last 2 months . Pain is gone but swelling remains
Elbow bent in brace: Assuming you had an arthroscopic repair, a significant amount of fluid passes through the shoulder, and some moves in to the surrounding soft tissues creating the look of a big swollen shoulder. The mechanical effect of this fluid pressure together with the fact that the elbow is held flexed in a brace create a situation of lower than usual venous outflow manifesting clinically as a swollen hand. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have swelling in the bicep area (goes all the way around) in my arm following rotator cuff surgery 5 weeks ago. Should i be concerned?
See your surgeon: You really should discuss this with your surgeon since he/she was there and can give you all og the what ifs. ...Read more
I have swelling in my hand from my rotator cuff surgery, is there anything I can do in terms of drainage?
My 70 yr old husband, who has a totally destroyed rotator cuff on the rt shoulder has developed swelling over the coracoid process . Treatment?
Why would my hand be swelling, fingers stiff and severe pain in my hand after rotator cuff surgery?
Post surgery care: You need to report this extremity swelling to your surgery team. In the recovery period, set backs and problems need to be evaluated to avoid serious problems. An ultrasound of your arm will rule out a DVT as the cause of swelling. If you do have a surgery related dvt, then early diagnosis and treatment is a benefit. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Symptoms: acute and now constant shoulder pain which lead to swelling in my hand, discolouration and weakness. Could this be a rotator cuff injury?
Maybe: The description of your symptoms is not a common presentation for a rotator cuff problem. The first thing that comes to my mind with this description is a vascular issue. I think of things like upper extremity deep venous thrombosis and thoracic outlet syndrome. I would have this issue evaluated by a primary care provider soon. ...Read more
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