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After Achilles tendon repair operation is swelling to be expected?

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In brief: Yes

Some swelling is expected after any type of surgery.

In brief: Yes

Some swelling is expected after any type of surgery.
Dr. Arnold Beresh
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Dr. Jeffrey Sider
Sports Medicine
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In brief: Not much

Usually if the tendon is repaired surgically there is not much swelling as the wound is closed carefully and hemostasis is achieved.
With elevation and immobilization usually the amount of swelling is less after it is repaired than before.

In brief: Not much

Usually if the tendon is repaired surgically there is not much swelling as the wound is closed carefully and hemostasis is achieved.
With elevation and immobilization usually the amount of swelling is less after it is repaired than before.
Dr. Jeffrey Sider
Dr. Jeffrey Sider
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