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Two years back my mother has undergone total knee cap surgery for her right leg but still she has pain and lot of swelling in her legs

A 66-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ketan Mody
Sports Medicine 18 years experience
See your surgeon: You nneed to see your knee surgeon. You may have an infection or just inflammatory reaction. The crunching i wouldn't worry about but you want to wo... Read More
Dr. Audie Rolnick
Orthopedic Surgery 40 years experience
Somewhat long pain: Pain and warmth must first r/o infection. Crunching can be anything from scar tissue to patellofemoral problems. Needs to be reevaluated by dr. Doing ... Read More

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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Crystal Twynham
General Surgery 33 years experience
Maybe: No info about husband's age, medical problems, type of surgery, etc. The fluid under knee cap is probably not of concern UNLESS the skin over it has ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
Orthopedic Surgery 29 years experience
Varies: There are multiple possibilities, but one general way to look at it is either there is something wrong with the knee replacement surgery outcome, or y... Read More
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jimmy Bowen
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 34 years experience
Knee Cap: Swelling around or above the knee cap can be from the joint itself. This can be caused by inflammation, infection, metal allergies, or loosening of t... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marc Tressler
Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
It's possible: The time for knee effusion to resolve after a knee arthroscopy is highly variable-depends on what was done. It would be unusual if a simple chondropl... Read More
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Howard Epps
Orthopedic Surgery 32 years experience
Possibly: Your x-rays suggest you have severe arthritis. A total knee replacement, which would correct this problem, is one of the most successful operations o... Read More
A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jason Boyer
Orthopedic Surgery 18 years experience
Depends: Your need for surgery will depend on the stability and/or damage under your knee cap. If this is your first patella dislocation vs the latest ofmor, ... Read More
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Dr. James Burns
Emergency Medicine 37 years experience
It will definitely: prolong recovery to a degree as the patellar tendon is a significant part of knee stability and mobility.
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Dr. Merrill Reuter
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 35 years experience
Could be ok: depends on the lab should ask doctor who ordered test
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gloria Fong
Family Medicine 40 years experience
Baker's cyst: You may have developed a baker's cyst. Fluid from knee has moved to the back of the knee and can be very uncomfortable. Have orthopedic check it out f... Read More

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