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How long after open carpal tunnel surgery is your typically hand swollen?
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Dr. Barry Waldman
Orthopedic Surgery - Reconstruction
4 doctors agree
In brief: 3-6 months
Swelling is the symptom that usually takes the longest time to improve.

In brief: 3-6 months
Swelling is the symptom that usually takes the longest time to improve.
Dr. Barry Waldman
Dr. Barry Waldman
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Dr. Robert Gluck
In my experience that seems excessive
Dr. Kevin Vaught
Neurosurgery
In brief: Just time
Take it easy on the hand for a few weeks and the swelling should resolve. I tell my patients to give the hand a chance to heal.

In brief: Just time
Take it easy on the hand for a few weeks and the swelling should resolve. I tell my patients to give the hand a chance to heal.
Dr. Kevin Vaught
Dr. Kevin Vaught
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Dr. Otto Placik
Surgery - Plastics
In brief: Typically 3 weeks
The hand may be swollen for 3 weeks but the s at may remain firm for up to two years.

In brief: Typically 3 weeks
The hand may be swollen for 3 weeks but the s at may remain firm for up to two years.
Dr. Otto Placik
Dr. Otto Placik
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