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I had right epicondylar release 8 days ago and i'm noticing that i'm bruised! is that normal? I didn't have this with my peroneal tendon repair.

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Dr. Mark Galland
Orthopedic Surgery
2 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

Bruising post-surgery is very common.
If you have concerns contact your surgeons office. Best of luck!

In brief: Yes

Bruising post-surgery is very common.
If you have concerns contact your surgeons office. Best of luck!
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Dr. Richard Popowitz
Orthopedic Surgery
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Normal

Bruising is not unheard of after surgery.
Part of the surgery entails irritating the medial epicondyle to bleed to stimulate healing. This could present as bruising after surgery. Follow up with your surgeon to monitor your skin and surgical wound.

In brief: Normal

Bruising is not unheard of after surgery.
Part of the surgery entails irritating the medial epicondyle to bleed to stimulate healing. This could present as bruising after surgery. Follow up with your surgeon to monitor your skin and surgical wound.
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Dr. Gary Pess
Surgery - Hand Surgery

In brief: Normal

Bruising is common after the release.
Elevate and rest. See doc if it gets worse.

In brief: Normal

Bruising is common after the release.
Elevate and rest. See doc if it gets worse.
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