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swollen ankle after acl and menicus tear

A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Corey Clay
10 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Get checked: You'll want to get checked and treated right away. Although unlikely given the short description, infected joint needs to be ruled out. Also, the co ... 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 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sean Kearney
Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
Knee injuries: If the knee injury is recent (within 2 weeks), the ankle swelling is likely the result of the injury to the lower extremity itself. This is especially ... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sandra Pinkham
53 years experience Holistic Medicine
Listen to your body: When muscles become stiff following exercise they usually are too stressed. The injury may be putting more of a strain on muscles not previously used ... Read More
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michio Abe
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Knee problems: Yes, you could damage your meniscus and/or acl by standing and twisting your leg. Displacement means the state of being out of place. Meniscus or bone ... Read More
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A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
59 years experience Internal Medicine
Yup: This certainly sounds like "overuse" syndrome. (Unless, of course you injured BOTH knees with the same incident. Hope this is helpful Dr Z
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kenneth Merriman
47 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Hard to say: Might get better with pt if not maybe the acl has gotten worse should discuss with your orthopedist or seek another opinion.
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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Trettin
33 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
See your ORS: Popping and catching after ACL reconstructive surgery using patellar tendon can be related to the graft taken... that is patellofemoral ‘crepitus’— ca ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Michalski
36 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
ACL: Usually outpatient with a scope using bone-tendon-bone or hamstring tendons, or possibly( less likely) achilles, quad turndown, or cadaveric. Meniscus ... Read More

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