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how common is E Coli in the knee after surgery

A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Galland
31 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Yes: This is common after this type of surgery. Popping that causes no pain is benign and can be ignored. Sometimes "popping" originating at the knee cap i ... Read More

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A 61-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matthew Enna
19 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
It varies: Swelling on the knee after surgery is common. The length of time that you will have the swelling varies from person to person. Also, the type of surge ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Shannon
7 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Postoperative pain: Knee pain and swelling is a normal process after knee surgery in the immediate days following. The severity does depend on what type of surgery you ha ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Taddeo
25 years experience Podiatry
No: Pain is never normal. Have the doc who did the surgery give it a look
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Grt reevaluated: You have the knee reevaluated including a new MRI if appropriate.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Morell
28 years experience Rheumatology
Pain: Outside knee could be collateral ligaments. Sometimes leg height discrepancies or gait changes may contribute to pain. Have this things checked. Good ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pietro Seni
46 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Nothing: Probably nothing, unless is causing some irritation of the tissues but if placed deep into the bone will behave like inert piece of material.
A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Christopher Ferguson
18 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Depends: Depends on the type of surgery performed. With any knee surgery it is not uncommon to have discomfort for several weeks. Talk to your surgeon.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bradley Butkovich
26 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Quad strengthening: exercises are KEY!! Leg lifts, quad contractions, and light weight on a leg press machine to start. work up to higher weights gradually. Biking, tr ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
See your orthopedist: What exactly was the surgery? If the knee contracture is mild then physical therapy may help. If it is more severe then i would speak with the orthope ... Read More
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