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A 29-year-old male asked:

Had a knee dislocation a couple months ago. now i'm back to putting weight on feet, walking with crutches. foot on bad knee seems to swell almost every day now. looks pale. swelling reduces overnight. serious or normal now with increased activity?

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Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 63 years experience
Ultrasound: The edema may be from loss of muscle tone or damage to a calf vein from a blood clot. For this reason I would notify your physician for examination and setting up a leg ultrasound to check for a blood clot. Elevate your leg when sitting.
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