When will knee swelling go away after knee surgery?

Once inflammation su. All trauma to the knee causes causes swelling and surgery is one type of trauma; sweeling usually goes down as the muscles around the knee regain tone and strength and as the infalmmationgoes down.

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How long for swelling to go away from Plica knee surgery? . I have a month already and it hurts to walk.

Different. You should have gradually improving swelling and pain over time. If the pain is persistent or worsening, then follow up with your surgeon. This could be completely normal for you, since everyone's different, but, as an example, postoperative infection is one potential problem after surgery. Read more...

I had knee surgery on august 13 2012 and my foot is swelled up after knee surgery when does the swelling go away. I have been doing the ice machine.?

Keep your leg. Elevated as well as much as possible. This is not uncommon. How long it will last may also depend on what type of surgery you had which you did not specify. Read more...
Swelling. While i agree with the other doc's , you said your surgery was in 2012. That is 16 months ago. Your swelling may not go away as it may be something called brawny edema and is more fibrous in nature. See your surgeon and good luck. Read more...

What is the typical time for knee swelling to go away after meniscus arthoscopic and ACL reconstruction surgery?

Varies with surgery. Most of my arthroscopic surgery patients for menisectomy have most of their swelling gone within a few days and are walking normally within a week. For the acl patients, the time frame would probably be more like 4-6 weeks. Read more...
1-4 weeks. It sometimes depends on the type of reconstruction as well as bleeding within the joint. Because of this, it is difficult to predict the amount and duration. Most of these resolve as the body seals and starts to heal. The body also starts to absorb everything over the first month. Read more...
Swelling. Swelling in the knee for acl surgery can last at least 3 weeks; for isolated meniscal surgery swelling can last 1 week. Read more...