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Phillipsburg, NJ
A 59-year-old female asked:

I had a total knee replacement 2 wks ago. i have extreme swelling. had an ultrasound to rule out a clot. it was negative. is that much swelling normal?

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Dr. Robert Uyeda
General Surgery 46 years experience
Some post op: swelling is normal, but consult with your ortho surgeon or internist to see if you might benefit from diuretics.
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