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How long after ACL and meniscus surgery does it take for swelling to go down?

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Dr. Peter Ihle
Orthopedic Surgery
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In brief: Everyone reacts to-

-this surgery in different ways.
1-even the same surgeon has different recover early. Things that may cause more swelling are bleeding, how much was done, & some have a tendency to swell than others, 2-not resting enough, improper use of ice, being to active. Follow Ur surgeon's protocol, in the long run your result should not B any different. Always let surgeon know of any sudden changes.

In brief: Everyone reacts to-

-this surgery in different ways.
1-even the same surgeon has different recover early. Things that may cause more swelling are bleeding, how much was done, & some have a tendency to swell than others, 2-not resting enough, improper use of ice, being to active. Follow Ur surgeon's protocol, in the long run your result should not B any different. Always let surgeon know of any sudden changes.
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