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When will the swelling go down after open carpal tunnel surgery?
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Dr. Barry Press
Surgery - Plastics
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Ten days or so
Should be resolved by 10-14 days.
Elevation of the operated hand above the heart will hasten the resolution of swelling.

In brief: Ten days or so
Should be resolved by 10-14 days.
Elevation of the operated hand above the heart will hasten the resolution of swelling.
Dr. Barry Press
Dr. Barry Press
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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. Eon Shin
Orthopedic Surgery
In brief: 3 months
Usually, patients can experience pain and swelling at the base of the hand for approximately 3 months following surgery, though sometimes these symptoms take 6 months to dissipate completely.

In brief: 3 months
Usually, patients can experience pain and swelling at the base of the hand for approximately 3 months following surgery, though sometimes these symptoms take 6 months to dissipate completely.
Dr. Eon Shin
Dr. Eon Shin
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