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A 62-year-old female asked:

Successful full knee replacement. 4 mo. later; i stood up & had severe kneecap pain and shin pain. got 2nd opinion. no one has answers. what do i do?

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Dr. Per Freitag
Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
Check patella: if the patella was replaced as well and the pain came on suddenly when you stood up, I would worry about a stress fracture of the patella

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Last updated Aug 13, 2014

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