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A 28-year-old male asked:

Hi ,i had a acl surgery patellar tendon (autograft) on mar26 which is closely 4months by now.now i am noticing some swelling on the right knee.

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Dr. Hanford Yau
Endocrinology 17 years experience
Reevaluation: Swelling can occur especially after a physically taxing day. If it does not improve, recommend notifying your orthopedic surgeon for followup visit. NSAIDs may be taken to help with reducing swelling
Dr. Peter Ihle
Dr. Peter Ihle commented
Orthopedic Surgery 55 years experience
I would still avoid NSAIDS with a bone-tendon-bone reconstruction until cleared 2 do so by surgeon.
Jul 28, 2014
Last updated Apr 27, 2017

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