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Knee popping and locking after knee surgery

A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Levine
30 years experience Family Medicine
See ur surgeon: There can be several reasons for your symptoms depending on your diagnosis which led to your surgery, other possible knee problems not addressed by su ... Read More
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Audie Rolnick
39 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Not sure: what was done? popping and locking from meniscus should be better. articular problems , maybe not
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Padraic Obma
18 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Locking not normal : 2 months after arthroscopic knee surgery it is still normal to have some discomfort and mild swelling which can produce popping. As a surgeon, I get c ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bernard Bach Jr
41 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Kneecap tracking.: It may be related to quad muscle shutdown, following surgery, which can alter the tracking of your kneecap, and give you the "popping" that you're fee ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Darren Corteen
24 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
How long after?: Depends how long ago surgery was, and nature of surgery. If in early post op period (1st 4-6 wks) would not be too concerned as may resolve over time ... Read More
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nathaniel Drourr
28 years experience Pain Management
Absolutely: Suggest you follow up with your orthopedist
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A 21-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 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
28 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Yes: Yes, it is possible that you tore your meniscus again, particularly if it was not yet fully healed. There are other possibilities as well. I would c ... Read More
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pedro Tort-Saade
22 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Popping: Most probably the popping is coming from the patellofemoral (PF) joint. I don't think an arthroscopy will improve that. Most of the PF sounds are asy ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tariq Niazi
42 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
The Q. is not clear: With some word(s) missing. Generally no drain is used after an arthroscopic surgery, unless it is an open procedure.

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