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Hi Dr. Mo here. Is the whole arm swollen or mostly the hand?
Usually after this procedure it's normal to see bruising over the chest and some bruising down the arm.
Swelling is normal if it's in the hand or immediately around the surgical site.
If he whole arm is swollen or there is slight change in color from left arm and right arm then there is a small chance of a clot in the arm. Are you on any blood thinners by chance?
The tenderness could just be from some blood having tracked down the arm. I would recommend elevating it as much as possible today. If the swelling is any worse tomorrow then it would be worthwhile to have an ultrasound of the arm.
Hopefully it will be better.
I see, okay, hopefully all will be well.
Please come back here and let me know how things go, I am crossing my fingers for you.
I hope you're doing well.
I was wondering what the result of the ultrasound was which they probably did in the ER?
I'm glad the cats have you back! :)
Happy the swelling went down.
Thank you for the update. Let me know if any questions come up.
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Hope you are doing well.