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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 74-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ketan Mody
17 years experience Sports Medicine
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
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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Crystal Twynham
32 years experience General Surgery
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 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
28 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
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 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jimmy Bowen
33 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
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
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A 27-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 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Howard Epps
31 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
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
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A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jason Boyer
17 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
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
36 years experience Emergency Medicine
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
34 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Could be ok: depends on the lab should ask doctor who ordered test
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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gloria Fong
39 years experience Family Medicine
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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