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How long can I have swelling from a knee sprain?
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Dr. Abdul Ahmed
Orthopedic Surgery
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In brief: Few days to weeks
Swelling usually subsides in 2 weeks but sometimes can take a little bit longer. If you have fluid ( effusion ) in the joint then it indicates internal damage to meniscus or cruciate ligaments.

In brief: Few days to weeks
Swelling usually subsides in 2 weeks but sometimes can take a little bit longer. If you have fluid ( effusion ) in the joint then it indicates internal damage to meniscus or cruciate ligaments.
Dr. Abdul Ahmed
Dr. Abdul Ahmed
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Dr. Payam Rafat
Podiatry
In brief: Depends on injury
Swelling may last a long time following a an injury.
An x-ray can show if there is an underlying fracture. You may have a soft tissue injury if it is just a sprain and may have damaged the muscle, tendon, or ligaments in the area. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment.

In brief: Depends on injury
Swelling may last a long time following a an injury.
An x-ray can show if there is an underlying fracture. You may have a soft tissue injury if it is just a sprain and may have damaged the muscle, tendon, or ligaments in the area. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment.
Dr. Payam Rafat
Dr. Payam Rafat
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