A male asked:

I had arthroscopic knee surgery 5 days ago and for the past 3 days i have had extreme pain in my calf and foot. i went to the er yesterday but the ult?

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Dr. Kevin Watson
Orthopedic Surgery 21 years experience
Blood clot?: Pain in the calf that goes into the foot with swelling could signal a DVT. (deep vein thrombosis). This is unusual after knee arthroscopy, but certainly possible. Hopefully the ER did an ultrasound of your calf and leg to evaluate for this. If not, please see your surgeon urgently.
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Dr. Susan Rhoads
Family Medicine 40 years experience
Or call his/her office and talk to the doctor on call for the group.
May 28, 2017
Last updated May 28, 2017


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