A 35-year-old member asked:
how long will it take for the swelling to go down after a knee surgery?
2 doctor answers • 7 doctors weighed in
Family Medicine 31 years experience
Depends: Swelling from knee surgery is common and the length of time it takes to go down depends on how extensive the surgery was and what was repaired. Best to discuss with your orthopedic surgeon to give you the best answer for your specific condition.
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General Surgery 35 years experience
1-4 weeks: Depending on how much they had to do, how active you are, and what the pathology is- could be anywhere from one to four weeks- or longer if there is arthritis in the joint.
5494 viewsReviewed Apr 1, 2019
Last updated Apr 4, 2019
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