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Hi doctor i broke my hand this is my first day on treatment and now i have swelling is that normal?

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Dr. Brian Arslanian
Surgery - Plastics
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In brief: What treatment

What treatment did you have? Surgery or a cast/splint? It is normal to have swelling and pain in the initial period after the injury.
This can last several weeks. If you had surgery for your broken hand, then surgery will cause another round of pain and swelling. Make sure you are resting, icing, elevation, and keeping it wrapped per your surgeons protocol.

In brief: What treatment

What treatment did you have? Surgery or a cast/splint? It is normal to have swelling and pain in the initial period after the injury.
This can last several weeks. If you had surgery for your broken hand, then surgery will cause another round of pain and swelling. Make sure you are resting, icing, elevation, and keeping it wrapped per your surgeons protocol.
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