hI sIR, I am frm delhi my sister have skin graft on the right elbow section (from elbow to upper arm), it was burn when she was 3 years old but now that region was looked very dirty so we have graft that area on last march during this period elbow section was continuously in swelling now a days it was too swelled will you suggest me what we can do because our surgeon is only saying that plz moving it regularly n o problem but we are worry because whole hand is swelled now plz suggest me
Hi,thanks for query.Some times when the lymphatic system gets blocked in that area this can happen.It is a system which is there all across body and helps in body defense.Please take a second opinion in this.After surgery for some weeks there might be some local reaction which can give rise to swelling.But still having swelling even after one year needs proper evaluation.bye.
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