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How long after orthoscopic meniscus surgery does the swelling usually go down?

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Dr. Abdul Ahmed
Orthopedic Surgery
3 doctors agree

In brief: 2 weeks

Typically it goes down in the first 2 weeks but it can take longer. If it persists beyond say 6 weeks then it needs to be evaluated.

In brief: 2 weeks

Typically it goes down in the first 2 weeks but it can take longer. If it persists beyond say 6 weeks then it needs to be evaluated.
Dr. Abdul Ahmed
Dr. Abdul Ahmed
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Dr. Roger Palutsis
Sports Medicine

In brief: Weeks

Usually the pain if better than before the surgery quit readily, the swelling however can last for several weeks.
If there is arthrits in the knee, this can prolong the time for swelling to be present. Ice and nsaid's do help as well as possibly a short course of therapy.

In brief: Weeks

Usually the pain if better than before the surgery quit readily, the swelling however can last for several weeks.
If there is arthrits in the knee, this can prolong the time for swelling to be present. Ice and nsaid's do help as well as possibly a short course of therapy.
Dr. Roger Palutsis
Dr. Roger Palutsis
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