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Why do muscles swell after a minor or a major hand fracture?

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Dr. Michael Raemisch
Surgery - Hand Surgery

In brief: Bleeding

Bone actually bleed when injured! so bleeding will cause swelling.
Also, injured parts leak water. That's called "edema".

In brief: Bleeding

Bone actually bleed when injured! so bleeding will cause swelling.
Also, injured parts leak water. That's called "edema".
Dr. Michael Raemisch
Dr. Michael Raemisch
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Dr. Todd Sisto
Breast Surgery

In brief: Pain with pushing

The palm ahaist surfaces, called pillar pain is common and can take 2/3 of a year to go away.
Pain at rest could be due to inadequate release or may be first sign of infection. Rarely, complex regional pain syndrome.

In brief: Pain with pushing

The palm ahaist surfaces, called pillar pain is common and can take 2/3 of a year to go away.
Pain at rest could be due to inadequate release or may be first sign of infection. Rarely, complex regional pain syndrome.
Dr. Todd Sisto
Dr. Todd Sisto
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