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A 65-year-old female asked:

It is 7 wks since i have total knee replacement. still swollen knee and ankle. have stiffness and lots of pain at nite. is it normal i am active?

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Dr. Jeffrey Sider
Sports Medicine 39 years experience
Could be normal: If you're concerned about post-op knee and ankle swelling, I'd mention it to your surgeon. Could be routine post-op symptoms. But you also want to make sure you don't have any signs of DVT which could be easily checked if there's any question.

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