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i had patella tendon repair 8 weeks ago and the knee is warm to touch i can bend 60-70 degrees ?

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Dr. Edward Hellman
29 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
To some degree: Some degree of inflammation and subsequent increased warmth is normal after a patellar tendon repair, but if it starts feeling red, hot, or associated with a lot of swelling or discharge it could be s sign of infection and you would need to make sure your surgeon is aware.
Answered on May 2, 2017

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