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I Meant Start And Stop Urine Stream After Knee Surgery Is This Normal
Urine is the product of the kidneys, which is produced to eliminate the waste products of metabolism, manage body fluid balance, &maintain acid-base balance. The blood is first filtered by the kidneys, and the composition of the resulting fluid is then altered depending on the body's needs. It is composed of mostly water, and breakdown products from blood cells impart ...Read more
I have been having left knee clicking and clunking now for 5 months after having arthroscopic knee surgery. Is this normal? What damage is being done?
Two and a half weeks ago I had arthroscopic knee surgery, my knee still feels hot to the touch. Is that normal at this point?
Had microfracture knee surgery and don't get my sutures taken out for 15 days. Is that normal to wait that long? Will it hurt?
Had microfracture knee surgery and don't get my sutures taken out for 15 days. Is that normal to wait that long? I've read it's usually 10-14day.
Ask questions pre-op: Disclaimer: i'm not a surgeon. But as a family doc, i always advise my patients to ask questions about proposed test, xray, procedure, surgery, medication, whatever before agreeing to it. In other words, best time to ask about when to remove sutures is before operation. And best person to ask is your surgeon, not some random doc online. With that said, 15d vs 10-14d isn't really a big difference. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is it normal to have another knee surgery a year later? I had surgery one year ago but i still am having locking when i try to straighten the leg?
Second opinion: The more surgeries you get, the more the complications. Always try to get a second opinion from another orthopedic surgeon preferably at the university hospital before you decide on another surgery. ...Read more
I had arthoscopic knee surgery 4 weeks ago and my ankles are swollen. Is this normal? What should I do?
Be seen: I would certainly let your surgeon know. The most common cause if it involves both sides is that you have retained fluid still from your surgery. While you are having surgery you get IV fluids that can third space into your soft tissues and gradually resolves. But other causes such as heart or kidney failure, medication reaction, or blood clot are possible. So make sure your surgeon is aware. ...Read more
I had knee surgery 4 weeks ago and just fully got off crutches. My cholesterol levels are through the roof. Is this normal?
Meniscus: Best to consult your orthopedic surgeon.Get a more detailed answer ›
Do u feel better?: Your description is very general. Go for 2 nd opinion if you don't feel better or discuss with your surgeon. ...Read more
Will the peace corp still take me if I've had 2 hip and a knee surgery, that knee one was 1 1/2 yrs ago, what about allergies, can that stop you?
I had ACL knee surgery 6 months ago, it was meant to be athroscopy but opened up in the end, still getting pain swelling and severe spasms locking up ?
Go back to: Orthopod'for another exam.Get a more detailed answer ›
Knee surgery may be done for congenital, traumatic or degenerative causes. Arthroscopy is a common method for treating cartilage and ligament problems. Open surgeries are commonly performed for fractures. Knee joint replacement may be done in (usually) older individuals with knee joint arthritis that impairs their daily function and which is not ...Read more
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