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had surgery on knee 2 months ago still having swelling in knee and down into my leg

A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rick Pospisil
Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
Calf hardness: Increase in calf swelling and hardness post knee surgery can be cause for concern, notify your surgeon so you can be evaluated
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Golden
25 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
2-3months: All individual healing time is patient and procedure specific. Call your surgeon if have further questions. Ice elevation massage gentle rom might hel ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Cheng
30 years experience Family Medicine
Depends: Swelling from knee surgery is common and the length of time it takes to go down depends on how extensive the surgery was and what was repaired. Best ... Read More
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A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Galyon
34 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
More details please: Knee surgery may mean either an arthroscopic procedure or knee replacement. After four months an arthroscopic procedure should have been well healed ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Long before now: The pain should have already resolved. If it is persisting have the knee reevaluated.
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A 57-year-old member asked:
Dr. JUDY WASHINGTON
37 years experience Family Medicine
Cosider Alternatives: If the MRI looks good, you may want to try an alternative exercise. Walking in a pool or trying gentle yoga. You can go to a therapist that understa ... Read More
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Dr. Michael Lee
17 years experience Sports Medicine
It : It will usually take a few weeks for the swelling to subside. If you have some arthritis as well as a meniscus tear it can take longer for the fluid ... Read More
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Dr. John Michalski
35 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Knee swelling: It is possible you have some persistent irregularity or some arthritis, further tearing, or synovitis /inflammation. Check with doc if still locking f ... Read More
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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Crystal Twynham
32 years experience General Surgery
Maybe: No info about husband's age, medical problems, type of surgery, etc. The fluid under knee cap is probably not of concern UNLESS the skin over it has ... Read More

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