A 32-year-old member asked:
is ankle pain and bruising after acl reconstructive surgery normal?
2 doctor answers
Dr. Krishna Narayanan answered
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
Cellulitis: May need to rule out cellulitis. Please discuss with your surgeon.
Answered on Sep 16, 2013
Dr. Frederick Buechel, jr. md answered
25 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Can be: Bleeding will go down the leg and cause bruising sometime to the foot. Swelling can cause ankle pain also. If you are very swollen see your surgeon to exclude a DVT blood clot.
Answered on Apr 21, 2019
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