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Is it okay for my hand to be really swollen after ulnar nerve transposition?
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Dr. Michael Raemisch
Surgery - Hand Surgery
2 doctors agree
In brief: Not really
Swelling from your elbow area surgery will migrate down to your hand.
A little is ok, but it should not be severe. What also may happen is a tight wrapping around the elbow can make the hand get swollen. Either way, it's not good to have a swollen hand. It needs to get worked out. See your surgeon.

In brief: Not really
Swelling from your elbow area surgery will migrate down to your hand.
A little is ok, but it should not be severe. What also may happen is a tight wrapping around the elbow can make the hand get swollen. Either way, it's not good to have a swollen hand. It needs to get worked out. See your surgeon.
Dr. Michael Raemisch
Dr. Michael Raemisch
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Dr. Clayton Peimer
Orthopedic Surgery
1 doctor agrees
In brief: No
Most "ulnar nerve surgeries" are releases for compression at elbow level; hand swelling can be reversed by elevation, gentle motion and exercise.
If this answer doesn't cover you, then take your hand back to the surgeon and talk about your specific problem.

In brief: No
Most "ulnar nerve surgeries" are releases for compression at elbow level; hand swelling can be reversed by elevation, gentle motion and exercise.
If this answer doesn't cover you, then take your hand back to the surgeon and talk about your specific problem.
Dr. Clayton Peimer
Dr. Clayton Peimer
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