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My hand is swollen and bruised after hep lock infiltration. Should they call the doc?

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Dr. Bruce Prager
Sports Medicine

In brief: Swollen hand

If there is quite a bit of redness then i would check back with the doctor. If it is minimally red and swollen then just elevate above your heart and apply some warm compresses.
It should resolve on its own.

In brief: Swollen hand

If there is quite a bit of redness then i would check back with the doctor. If it is minimally red and swollen then just elevate above your heart and apply some warm compresses.
It should resolve on its own.
Dr. Bruce Prager
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