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Had Acl surgery 4 weeks ago. Today I have pitting edema in shin. No other symptoms. Result of surgery or should I be concerned about DVT?

Yes. Most of the time the edema should be gone by 4 weeks. It's a good idea to get checked for a DVT at this point. The appearance of the edema does not mean you have the DVT for sure, but it should be ruled out. Read more...

Had Acl surgery 4 weeks ago. I have pitting edema in shin. No other symptoms. Result of surgery or should I be concerned about DVT?

Surgery. Often swelling will occur below the area that surgery was performed. Read more...
ACL SURGERY/DVT. Any knee and hip surgery always carries an increased rink to develop DVT. Edema following knee surgery is very common. If worried about DVT then a venous duplex ultrasound of the extremity should be done as this is the gold standard to make a diagnosis of DVT between the groin and lower calf. Read more...

Had Acl surgery 4 wks ago. I have pitting edema in my shin. Result of surgery or concern for DVT?

DVT . DVT would be very uncommon but certainly not outbid there'll of possibility. DVT typically would not cause s pitting edema but again, it could. I would get it looked at asap especially if you have pain. Risk factors for DVT would include smoking, obesity and sedentary periods after surgery. Get an ultrasound to be sure. Good luck. Read more...
Surgery and DVT. Any orthopeidic related surgery carrries an increased risk of dvt because of some immobilization. Your surgery itself can cause leg swelling. If concerned about DVT then have a venous duplex ultrasound of your leg. This test is the gold standard to evaluate DVT in a leg. Read more...