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Posted by: CH | 2012-11-16

Broken Arm &  Blue Hand

Why would your hand go blue after you have seriously injured i.e. broken the bone at the bottom of your arm? How long should a person wait for surgery to take place after the incident has happened? Could the delay be the reason for the hand going blue

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Dear CH
Apologies for late reply- bad circulation and swelling after the fracture can cause this. Surgeon probably wants to wait for swelling to subside before any surgery takes place

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