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knee popping after patella surgery

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Dr. Ahimsa porter Sumchai md
Specializes in Sports Medicine
Patella Dislocation: The patella dislocates laterally towards the outside of the knee in people with malalignments of the patella and patella tendon. Kicking, explosive an ... Read More

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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ario Kiarash
26 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Most likely no: Your condition is known as patella alta! It does increase the joint forces in certain positions and activities. You may eventually need surgery If y ... Read More
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marsha Davis
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Popping id ok: Pain and swelling depends on how far put from your surgery you are. Call your surgeon with your concerns.
Dr. Rick Pospisil
Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
Post op patella: Unfortunately post op patella chondroplasty does continue to provide pain, swelling ,and popping. This is a very difficult area to "totally improve " ... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Clinton Fox
21 years experience Family Medicine
Patellar bursitis: Sounds like patellar or prepatellar bursitis. Ice and some rest to knee may help. Also Advil (ibuprofen) or alleve daily may benefit. If not better or ... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Orthopedic surgeon: The patellae appear unstable and chronic prepatella tendonitis may be the problem. . You should consult an orthopedic surgeon for evaluation, advice a ... Read More
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A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Padmashri Rastogi
36 years experience Internal Medicine
Patella fracture: Fracture of patella or rupture of quadriceps or patellar tendon can cause inability to extend the knee. Surgery must have corrected the problem. Phys ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Need to examine: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without additional history, physical examination and may be some tests. It would be prudent to see ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mitchell Cohn
34 years experience Pain Management
Common: Surgery on one knee can cause a change in leg length changing your gait or can simply alter gait by changing knee function.The 'good' knee often takes ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience Orthodontics
See Surgeon: Because your gait has changed the stresses on your other knee have also changed. Talk to your Orthopedic Surgeon. Physical Therapy may be in order.
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Dr. Shaun Machen
28 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Vitamin E Oil: Scar massage with vitamin E oil or cream can help to reduce scars on the skin. Scarring within the knee itself will respond to range of motion exerci ... Read More
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