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26 Jan 2013

Ulnar Nerve Decompression Surgery
Hi,
I suffer with Ulnar Neuropathy and I had surgery done to reposition the ulnar nerve on 3rd January 2013 in the left elbow.

My left elbow now is extremely painful and bruised, I cant rest my elbow anywhere as it is too painful and it is very lumpy (the scar) as well as painful.

Could this be an indication of infection?

Thanks

Vicky
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01 Jan 0001

Vicky

Yes, it is possible that you have infection in the site of surgery. If the skin is warm to the touch and tender, you should consult your doctor as soon possible, as you will need a course of oral antibiotics.

Regards





Dr Anrich
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