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I wore a knee brace (tight) all night to help knee pain and this morning my ankle and calf are all swollen (pitting). How long till it goes away?

Hours. Remove the brace and elevate the leg. I would expect the swelling related to the brace to resolve within 4-8 hours. When re-applying the brace, make sure it is not too tight as this will increase the risk of swelling beyond the brace. . Read more...

I wore a tight knee brace all night. Now my lower leg and foot are swollen. No pain or tingling. Keeping it elevated, but not getting better?

Ultrasound Review. Acute swelling symptoms, one should be concerned about deep venous thrombosis. This life threatening problem can be determined on physical exam and a focus venous ultrasound examination by a physician skill in treating venous disease. Check out the american venous forum or american college of phlebology. I recommend review. Read more...

I had knee surgery about a year ago and since then I have had to wear a knee brace every day my knee hurts all the time and my calf stays swollen up?

See details. This is obviously not a normal result from what i assume to be arthroscopic surgery. You should not still need a brace and should not be in pain. Calf swelling can be secondary to phlebitis or the rupture of a popliteal cyst among other causes. Get a 2nd opinion. I would strongly recommend a new MRI if you have not recently had one done. Read more...