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Swelling After Cast Removal

  • melda
  • 2 years ago

Hi everyone! Just got my cast off yesterday, and so far so good!  When he first took off the cast, I loved it even though it was visibly swollen. I know that the swelling will come down.  When I woke up this morning, it seemed more swollen and less defined than yesterday. I know it's nothing to freak out about, but is it typical to get slightly (note: very slightly) more swollen after cast removal and then have it subside?

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I'm a little nervous! Sent a picture to my surgeon today and he wants to see me to put steri-strips on the bridge. I'm nervous, since I was expecting him to just tell me it would go away. I also have had no cast or tape for 1.5 weeks, so I'm worried it won't do anything now. Eeek!
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Yep, I've heard of this happening a lot. Here's what some doctors have to say about that very topic. Hope this helps!

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