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    swelling of right hand on arm affected by stroke
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    An_256515 posted:
    I had a stroke 3 days ago. Went to hospital with right arm totally immobile. Came home and rt hand became swollen. I can lift my arm but there is no movement in the hand. Is that a common result?
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    atti_editor responded:
    Hello,

    I hope that your swelling has subsided. This article contains some tips on how to prevent swelling, including elevating your hand and massaging the swollen area. If your swelling has persisted, you should call your doctor for evaluation. The link above also addresses the movement and any feeling problems you may be experiencing in your hand and ways combat them.

    Best wishes,
    Atti


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