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blood clot in leg after knee surgery

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Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
29 years experience Internal Medicine
May: Discuss with your ortho or evaluation by neurologist

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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Frederick Buechel, jr. md
25 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Yes: You can have post blood clot leg swelling that can become chronic. It is recommended that you wear compression stocking to help direct the flow to the ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Rudolph
27 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Not uncommon: One of the most common complications of knee surgery (especially knee replacement) is a blot clot or dvt. It is usually treated with a blood thinner ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Genetic test: It is not likely that you are at more risk than other pregnant women. There are genetic tests for variants of factor II and V that can be ordered by y ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Hutchinson
33 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Allergic?: You may be allergic to meds, stop and try benedryl for rash....If no better....Er.
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A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
58 years experience Internal Medicine
Unlikely a : "deep" blood clot since blood thinners , especially the newer ones, are quite effective in preventing seep vein thrombosis (clots) which then could tr ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arthur Mandelin
19 years experience Rheumatology
Ask the surgeon: The surgeon should have some thoughts on this matter, but be aware that swelling after surgery and/or a blood clot can be very slow to heal and in som ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gregory LaMorte
41 years experience Periodontics
Could be: Have the answering service page him.
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ira Friedlander
41 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
Nothing is ever: impossible in medicine but to reduce the risk of blood clots post knee replacement there are a number of medications that are effective. I am certain ... Read More
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A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frederick Buechel, jr. md
25 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
A stiff knee postop: After a tka, healing (scarring) starts. Some people due to the post op pain or swelling dont bend well in the beginning. If you struggle with pain or ... Read More

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