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Swollen Leg After Knee Surgery
Baker's cyst: It may be or may not be related to the arthroscopic surgery. I would consider a baker's cyst with fluid leaking down from the knee as a possibility. Would also consider other vascular, neurologic, bone or joint consideration. If the reason for the arthroscopy was in the arthritis maybe there's arthritis in the ankle midfoot or hind foot. ...Read more
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
This is common.: This is a common finding after such a surgery. The major concern is to be on the look out for a d.V.T or clot in the leg. This would typically cause swelling of the leg and pain in the calf. The foot swells as the motion in the extremtiy is limited. The pain in the hip after the procedure is expected. Ice the hip, take your meds, and elevate your foot while at rest. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Meniscus: Best to consult your orthopedic surgeon.Get a more detailed answer ›
I am experiencing knee pain. Had surgery few years ago torn meniscus .. cannot bend knee back ..swollen painful ..front and back of knee .no injury ?
Numbness from knee to toes right leg after total hip replacement 6 weeks ago. Pain riht hip. Is this normal?
Not normal: No, it doesn't sound normal. Please call your surgeon and speak to the doctor on call with the answering service. If this is new, may need to go to ER. ...Read more
Knee stiff & leg swollen after 2.5 months full leg cast. Pt reduced swelling but knee bending is painful & can't tolerate pt. Pls help me! ?
Manipulation: Long term immobilization always leads to joint stiffness, which, as you are experiencing, can be extremely difficult to overcome. First, you need to make sure your underlying pathology (presumably a fracture) has healed. If so, then aggressive pt is in order, and unfortunately, there is no way to avoid the associated pain. Surgical manipulation of the knee would be an option as well. ...Read more
Blood: Blood travels and spreads around the area of injury. It can go down all the way to the toes and if you've been elevating the leg, it can track upwards as well. Nothing to worry about. It will turn several pretty colors before it's done. ...Read more
Tibia knee fracture healed MRI clear still knee pain anf pain when bending knee. When standing leg not straight ?
Nerve injury: Knee injuries may be associated with nerve damage at times which is quite painful- many people guard their knees (avoid use due to fear of pain) and may develop contraction deformities and adhesions which may explain your lack of range of motion. You may need to revisit with your surgeon or seek expert opinion with pain specialist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I had arthroscopic knee surgery 4 weeks ago tomorrow. I had scar tissue removed under knee cap. Now the knee cap shifted very slightly painful?
Varies: Multiple possibilities. Some scar tissue may have recurred and you may have stretched or tore it with what you are describing. I would certainly let your surgeon know. ...Read more
How to reduce swelling and muscle stiffness near knee joints and ankle joints after removing cast after knee surgery?
Sore knee : Some soreness is not uncommon, but soreness that does not resolve with ice, rest and anti-inflammatory medicines needs to be evaluated. ...Read more
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