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How long after orthoscopic meniscus surgery will the swelling go down?
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Dr. Jeffrey Sider
Sports Medicine
In brief: Few days
Usually minimizing the swelling from the procedure is the key performing the procedure in an efficient manor and minimizing the intra op bleeding will minimize swelling also it is important to be off your feet for the first 24 hours to keep the swelling down most of my patient who have an arthroscopic procedure done on thursday have their dressing changed saturday and return to work on monday.

In brief: Few days
Usually minimizing the swelling from the procedure is the key performing the procedure in an efficient manor and minimizing the intra op bleeding will minimize swelling also it is important to be off your feet for the first 24 hours to keep the swelling down most of my patient who have an arthroscopic procedure done on thursday have their dressing changed saturday and return to work on monday.
Dr. Jeffrey Sider
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