A member asked:

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

3 doctors weighed in across 2 answers
Dr. Arnold Beresh answered

Specializes in Podiatry

See below: If your surgery was on your feet for an orthopedic condition then swelling is not unusual after only 2 weeks.

Answered 12/28/2013


Dr. Vadim Glukh answered

Specializes in Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery

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.

Answered 2/20/2015



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