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How Long Does It Take Hand Tendons To Heal After Surgery To Repair Severed Tendons
Is pain and swelling more than a month after cutting through a tendon in my hand normal? I got hurt at work and as a result a tendon in my hand was severed. A doctor initially told me i would need surgery to repair the tendon but when he discovered it wa
OT: Stiffness, pain and swelling in the hand can be normal in this setting whether or not surgery was performed. Give it at least six weeks for the tissues to regain their tensile and compressive strength and seek the instruction of an occupational therapist. Second opinions are golden. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I had surgery november 1st to repair tendon in my pinky finger and was wondering how long till i can use my other fingers and or whole hand? Thank you
6 weeks: But ask your surgeon, the repair might havebeen extensive. ...Read more
I severed my extensor tendon on my left hand. I had to undergo a surgery to re-attach it. My fingers are still swollen after four weeks, but i can move them. What should I do?
I am trying to find a pain medication that will help with my left hand.I had tendon repair surgery and it gives me extreme pain when I am at work I am trying to find out if there is a medication that ?
ES Tylenol/NSAIDs: Try extra strength Tylenol as directed first. If that is not helpful, Naproxen is the most cardio-neutral NSAID for scheduled dosing, meaning it's the safest drug in the class for your cardiovascular system. A visit to an occupational therapist can be extremely helpful too. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hello,I have a question about pain.I went through tendon repair surgery on the top of my left hand about two years ago and here recently it has been in severe pain when I am at work.I do seal coat and asphalt work for a living but what my question is do y
Resubmit question: Your question wasn't included in what you wrote. ...Read more
Tendon in pinky by knuckles severed in a fall yrs ago. Mb b/c it dislocated. Doc said surgery not recom b/c hand wont fist. Now just hangs. Advice?
Cut through my tendons in my hand. I had surgery, but need one more, physio isn't going to help anymore they said, can I ask to proceed without physio?
Sure: Also see acupuncturist and chinese medicine practitioner. You will be amazed how it helps your body restore itself! ...Read more
My tendons and nerves of right thumb are diagnosed to be cut in an accident? How successful are hand surgeries in restoring the dexterity?
Excellent: Anticipate approximately 80-90 % return of sensation with successful nerve repair. Tendon repair without complication of adhesion or rupture should return full range of motion. This translates into successful return of dexterity. See a well qualified, board certified hand surgeon. ...Read more
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