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hematoma after knee surgery

A 55-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Patney
33 years experience 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 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Allen Lu
Dr. Allen Lu answered
24 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Not generally: It is hard to say that there is no danger here. Bruising and swelling around the ankle is possible after acl reconstruction, but is not the norm. It d ... Read More
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Dr. Vera Khrakovsky
33 years experience Podiatry
I had arthroscopic k: Call your orthopedist asap, you might have infection for which you need an antibiotic and most importantly you might have a blood clot in the leg, you ... Read More
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Dr. Robert Meislin
36 years experience sports medicine
Hematoma: Following acl surgery especially if your own (autologous) bone patellar tendon bone graft is taken swelling, bruising in the ankle is not uncommon. J ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Shapiro
37 years experience Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery
The best you can: The preparation for knee surgery will vary depending on the surgery. However in general, the stronger the leg the better the recovery. Therefore, a st ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bertrand Kaper
29 years experience Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery
Physical therapy: There are, of course, many different types of knee surgery performed. Before surgery is even considering, a course of conservative or non-operative tr ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Grossman
44 years experience Endodontics
Specialist: Find a highly regarded orthopaedic surgeon that specializes in knees. Have a thorough exam. If surgery is needed, get a second opinion to confirm!
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cassandra Lee
20 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
6 weeks: Depending on what is done for surgery. Typical return to normal activity from arthroscopic surgery is at maximum 6 weeks. Longer recovery is expect ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Qamar Khan
17 years experience Pain Management
Not sure what: the question asks... Was your knee surgery bad? Knee pain issue? Please re-pharse your question so we can help. Sorry I can't be more help
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Dunbar
28 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Surgery of the knee: Knee surgery may be done for congenital, traumatic or degenerative causes. Arthroscopy is a common method for treating cartilage and ligament problems ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dennis Giannini
36 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Extremely rare: Yes, but extremely rare. The risk of any surgery carries with it danger in the use of anesthesia, including heart attacks, strokes, pneumonia, infecti ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Philip Chao
38 years experience Radiology
Ask your: Ortho surgeon. Get good rest. Eat well.

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