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I had my second of three synvisc (hylan g-f 20) injections in my knee for grade 4 chondromalacia patella. today it is painful to walk. it this normal?

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Dr. Brian Duncan answered

Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery

It can be...: Pain after Viscosupplementation injection is not uncommon. Red flags would be pain that is getting worse not better, significant swelling, and/ or redness about the knee. Call your doctor if pain does not improve.

Answered 5/8/2014

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Dr. John Michalski answered

Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery

Synvisc (hylan g-f 20): Not unusual to have some discomfort. Check for fever, chills, shakes, redness. Call your doc.

Answered 5/10/2014

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