| | ulna surgery gone wrong
I have now had surgery done on both arms to get the ulna straightened. The left arm was done in the middle of march of this year and the right was done in the begining of july, also done this year. Both were curved inwards and made the ulna sit ontop of the other bone in my wrist causing a lot of pain and the loss of all cartilage. My left arm healed very fast and was more than halfway healed within 4 weeks after surgery. The right arm however is not wanting to heal at all. I have now been in a cast for a few days shy of 5 months and still in a lot of pain and my arm still swells up. There is also a decent sized lump where they removed the pie shaped peice of bone which my doctor doesn't know what's causing that along with the not healing issue. Eating habbits are still the same as they were when they did the left arm, only difference is I'm being good and not using it as much as I did my left. A month ago my doctor mentioned that he may have to ge back in and put a bone graft in if it doesn't start to improve. He put me back in a long arm cast for another 5 weeks (I've been in a long arm cast for the whole time except for a month). This past Tuesday I went in for a follow up and it was confermed that I have to go in for another operation to get the bone graft done. If this happened to the first arm I would have never had the other one done, the amount of pain from it is worse than the c-section I had with my daughter and surgery I had done to put a nerve back together in my finger combined!