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foot swelling after knee injury

A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brian Chimenti
26 years experience in Sports Medicine
Knee ligament : Most common knee injury after pop leading to instability, swelling, pain is an acl tear. Medial pain could be meniscus or mcl injury. Another possibil ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Lipkin
51 years experience in Internal Medicine
ER: Your symptoms are concerning. See your doctor or go to the ER
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
29 years experience in Geriatrics
Any pain? Injury?: So your L ankle is swollen. We need to know if you injured it or not. And whether it hurts or not. Is it just the ankle that's swollen or perhaps your ... Read More
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Goldman
54 years experience in Rheumatology
Yes - you need evalu: Yes it can especially if there is a Baker's cyst where the fluid can leak out of the back of the knee and go down the leg. This can be joint fluid ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Oberman
30 years experience in Podiatry
Lots of possiblities: Is the ankle fully healed. If it is, did it heal in good alignment. Could be compensating as a result of injury and putting abnormal stress on other s ... Read More
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A 62-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Patney
32 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Can be normal?: You haven't really given much information here. Minor hematomas can be normal and managed with heat, compression and observation. Larger ones may ne ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Angelo Mitsos
39 years experience in Podiatry
See your surgeon: Some of this could be normal for this procedure however vein thrombosis needs to be ruled out.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bac Nguyen
22 years experience in Family Medicine
Yes, if too tight: If you wrap your knee too tight which prevents the blood/lymph from returning from the foot/leg to your heart, yes you can have swelling. If you remov ... Read More
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A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
Unlikely: The physical activity may have caused some bursitis and rest should relieve the symptoms. You may take acetaminophen for pain. For good health - Have ... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Karen Dantin
36 years experience in Family Medicine
Pt: Follow your physical therapist direction. Mobilizing the joints help.
A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Rhoads
37 years experience in Family Medicine
Blood clot?: Swelling of one lower leg, especially after an injury, can be a sign of a blood clot (deep vein thrombosis). This is serious, because if you have a DV ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ali Elkhalil
21 years experience in Podiatry
Yes if non compliant: Need to elevate and rest. Swelling decrease healing.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Randy Lisch
37 years experience in Podiatry
Swelling: The residual swelling creates pressure on the nerves to the foot and ankle and thereby the pain. Give it some time, a few months, for the swelling to ... Read More
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ernest Isaacson
20 years experience in Podiatry
Tendinitis : With a side of nerve inflammation. Most likely part of the injury process and should respond with rice time and conservative care. If the talus fract ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Wagner
17 years experience in Podiatry
Swelling: Typically knee surgery can affect the venous outflow from the lower limb and cause swelling below the surgical site. Also if compression dressing or w ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Scott Keith
43 years experience in Podiatry
Compensation....: Limping for months, with or without pain, can cause a change in the mechanics of your normal walk. This is known as compensatory change or compensatio ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
56 years experience in Endocrinology
Ankle swelling: I would show to your Dr.
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience in Podiatry
No: Speak to your doctor, to see what your problem is. It's not the nerve causing that, .
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A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
40 years experience in Podiatry
See beloow: Yes, scar tissue can form. It would be best to get a referral to physical therapy.
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A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ali Elkhalil
21 years experience in Podiatry
Pain: can be arthritis and compensating to other side causing pain. It is common issue with plantar fasciitis patient will favor the other side and then th ... Read More
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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
28 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Be seen: I would probably be seen for a repeat exam and X-rays. You may have sustained a deltoid ligament injury or tear. If this is associated with a syndes ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Amir Khan
Dr. Amir Khan answered
26 years experience in Sports Medicine
Yes: Swelling in the foot can be commonly seen after injuries. This can be from unrelated medical causes or generally due to poor circulation, inflammation ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Goldman
54 years experience in Rheumatology
Baker's cyst: It may be or may not be related to the arthroscopic surgery. I would consider a baker's cyst with fluid leaking down from the knee as a possibility. W ... Read More

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