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is it normal to have scar tissue removal in the knee

A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tariq Niazi
42 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Yes, if its the only: Significant finding on the scope of the knee and if its causing problems, then removing the scar tissue would be the thing to do.

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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kenneth Merriman
46 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Yes it is normal: All surgeries heal with some scar tissue the big ? Is how much and how "friendly" it will be generally speaking it is not so much the scar tissue i ... Read More
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Mele
31 years experience Plastic Surgery
Degenerative Joints: Degenerative joints are joints that are wearing out. The cause can range from normal wear-and-tear to injury or arthritis. The normal response to any ... Read More
A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Terence Grogan
24 years experience Family Medicine
It varies: It also depends on what you mean by recover. If you mean up walking on your own without assistance and no walker or cane probably 6-8 weeks. Depend ... Read More
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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marlis Gonzalez fernandez
12 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Yes: A displaced or ruptured meniscus can cause pain. Scar tissue can also cause pain. Popping by itself does not necessarily mean that there is something ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Grobman
40 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
More info: I assume the acl graft was intact at second and third surgery? If scar involves area under or in behind patella this best explains catching. If it is ... Read More
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Padraic Obma
18 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Bakers cyst?: Pain in the back of the knee after arthroscopic surgery can be quite a few things but a common cause is a Baker's Cyst. This is excess swelling in th ... Read More
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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Craig Morton
17 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
See below: Could be related to post op fluid in knee or possibly re-injury. See your surgeon if you still have pain after one week.
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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
33 years experience Plastic Surgery
Injury/inflammation: Any injury or inflammation of the joint can produce fibrosis. Remov can actually cause more injury but is usually performed when pain is severe or imp ... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
58 years experience Internal Medicine
"Reactive swelling": Are you walking around without a cane ????? Are you following your Orthopedist;s instructions? The swelling is normal after any arthroscopy! Usually a ... Read More

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