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i had an acl surgery (type autograft) 23 days ago! swelling decreased a lot after 17 days, but past 5 days and so, swelling has increased !?

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Dr. Gregory Harvey
Orthopedic Surgery 38 years experience
Acl: Check with your doctor. May have to have the knee drained. May be blood, inflammation, or infection.
Dr. Ryan Pflugner
Sports Medicine 15 years experience
Tell your surgeon!: Acl surgery can cause swelling in the knee, especially in the early recovery. It is most important to work on regaining full extension over the next several days to weeks. The swelling should progressively improve as well. If you have calf swelling or pain, there is a small chance that you have developed a blood clot. Sometimes as you increase your rehab you will have a few days of swelling.

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