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A 37-year-old member asked:

How come my foot swelling up after orthopedic surgery 2 weeks later?

2 doctor answers3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Arnold Beresh
Podiatry 42 years experience
See below: If your surgery was on your feet for an orthopedic condition then swelling is not unusual after only 2 weeks.
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Dr. Vadim Glukh
Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery 24 years experience
See your surgeon:: Not to sound an alarm, but a sudden increase in swelling 2 weeks after surgery needs to be assessed by the surgeon to prevent any complications from becoming a problem.
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
Last updated Feb 20, 2015
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