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What are the common complications after knee surgery

A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
Get knee reevaluated: Have it reevaluated. This is not normal.
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Michalski
36 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Complications: Infection, bleed, react to anesthesia, blood clots, death, decreased function, increased pain, possible further surgery, re-tearing (if meniscus or li ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Keegan Duchicela
14 years experience Family Medicine
No.: Sometimes narcotics (pain medications) can cause urine retention (difficulty starting urination). Other problems can arise if you had a catheter plac ... Read More
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Dr. Frederick Buechel, jr. md
26 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Need more info: If you mean your urine stream, it can be from a Foley catheter, it can be from narcotic pain meds, it can be from dehydration. Please speak with your ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Ferguson
19 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Maybe: If you had a knee replacement you should followup at regular intervals as outlined by your surgeon. If something like an arthroscopy for a meniscal te ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Boris Aronzon
24 years experience Anesthesiology
Why: If you have symptoms, you should, but if your problem is fixed, why would you want to waste your time.
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A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gregory Lewis
44 years experience Urology
See below : In general, there should be no problem. My only concern, especially if you were having a knee replacement (prosthesis) would be the possibility of acq ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
39 years experience Pain Management
Knee surgery: The decision is not up to the hospital - they have no roles in this. It is purely up to the anesthesiologist and and the surgeons preference. Discuss ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Orrin Ailloni-Charas
29 years experience Anesthesiology
Femoral nerve : Injuries are unusual, but certainly possible. You should consult a your anesthesiologist right away. He should set you up with a neurologist who can ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
41 years experience Internal Medicine
Based : Based on your description alone, it is difficult to say. The first thing to consider is that you may have arthritis of your knees, which is the degene ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Shapiro
37 years experience Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery
The best you can: The preparation for knee surgery will vary depending on the surgery. However in general, the stronger the leg the better the recovery. Therefore, a st ... Read More

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