A 39-year-old member asked:
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should my knee be sore after playing football after meniscus removal surgery?

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Dr. Mark Shirley
26 years experience Family Medicine
Sore knee : Some soreness is not uncommon, but soreness that does not resolve with ice, rest and anti-inflammatory medicines needs to be evaluated.
Answered on Nov 9, 2012
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