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How long does swelling last after acl reconstruction?

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2-3 months.: Swelling following acl reconstruction is expected. It will go down over a 2-3 month time period gradually. You can ice the knee daily to help keep the swelling down.

Answered 3/17/2014

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Dr. Gregory Harvey answered

Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery

Swelling after acl: Swelling can last for up to 4 weeks depending on how much blood oozes into the joint after surgery.

Answered 9/18/2013

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