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Enchondroma Finger Surgery
@1st, pain/stiffness: Finger surgery is usually well tolerated, but associated with swelling. This can lead to pain and stiffness if untreated. Ice and immbolization, followed by early protected range of motion will generally yield a good outcome. Mostly, it's dependent upon what you are having surgery for....
Many factors: This is a questions that should be answered by the surgeons financial counselor staff. It depends on the fee from the surgeon and wether it is performed in a surgical center or hospital and what insurance you are using. There are cash price options so price is very transparent. For example we post the price in our clinic so patients are not surprised.See 1 more doctor answer
Several weeks: And you may need hand therapy, .See 1 more doctor answer
When should I return to work after having trigger finger surgery how long before I can return to work
Depends on treatment: With the traditional procedures it is usually within 2 weeks however with some of the minimal invasive procedures such as endoscopic or percutaneous procedures there are no sutures that need removal and activity including working is allowed within the first week.See 1 more doctor answer
Just had trigger finger surgery how long should I be out of work I also work in a kitchen how long should I be out of work
Until sutures out: Every patient varies how they respond to trigger finger release not only between each other, but also finger to finger and left to right. Also depending on the severity (if there was a contracture) it may take longer to rehabilitate. The primary concern would be osha requirements with the wounds, and therefore sutures typically have to be out. Many compliant patients can flex immediately.See 1 more doctor answer
Depends: Center for medicare medicaid services sets standard fee schedule (http://www. Cms. Hhs. Gov/pfslookup/) most common surgical treatment is "tendon sheath incision" ~$540. Every insurer will pay more for procedure then the standard fee. In general though, there is an increase of 1.5-3x increase of the standard fee for a procedure. So, surgeon/anesthesiologist/facilities can total around $2000.
Weeks to months: Swelling to the fingers is usually the last thing to go away after surgery. As your motion increases your swelling will get better.See 1 more doctor answer
I had finger surgery about 2 weeks ago and near the incision site and all around it my finger is peeling is this normal?
Yes: Peeling is part of healing, as the swelling goes down and extra damaged skin is replaced by new, young skin. Light itching also is part of healing. Otherwise do not hesitate to call the surgeons based on his/her recommendations.
Finger pain/numb: If you are within a few hours of the surgery a digital block may have been applied which would numb the adjacent digits and should be temporary. I would contact your treating surgeon to discuss your concerns. Your dressing may also be tight putting pressure on the adjacent digital nerve.See 1 more doctor answer
So I am scheduled for trigger finger surgery soon I have a lot of anxiety can I be sedated for this procedure?
Yes: You can certainly request that you either be consciously sedated or have full anesthesia done for this procedure. However most of our patients do quite well With either minimal sedation or Full conscious sedation.
My finger cuticle get swallon and finger nail stop glowing after my finger surgery (2 months ago) to remove benign glomangioma. Plz kindly advice. Tq?
Any nail at all?: If no nail growth it may be because the epinicium has healed down to the germinal and sterile matrix preventing any nail growth. Resection of glomus tumor in and of itself should not effect nail growth. Scaring from surgery may effect the nails growth over the sterile matrix causing nail deformity. Seek follow up with your surgeon.
Yes, minor surgery: Both conditions are common and can be performed at the same time. It will only take a few minutes as an outpatient surgical procedure.See 2 more doctor answers
Mild discomfort: I perform trigger thumb surgery under local anesthetic. It usually takes about 10-15 min. To identify and release the a1 pulley, which is what causes triggering. After surgery, the thumb will be immobilized for a few days. It takes about 2 weeks for the wound to heal. During the healing phase, you will be able to use the thumb. Narcotic pain medicine may be needed for a short time, post-op.
Is Trigger finger surgery an outpatient procedure or is it done in Dr office? How long is the recovery period? Any info is appreciated. Thanks!
What is the usual recuperative time after trigger finger surgery on dominant hand? In other words, when might I expect to at least partially use hand?
Trigger finger: Typically you can use the hand for simple tasks right away. Wound takes 10-14 days to heal. Palm can remain sore for 3-4 weeks. Good luck!See 2 more doctor answers