Orthopedics Community
swelling
About This Community:

This patient support community is for discussions relating to orthopedics, back pain, bone or joint pain, broken bones, hip or knee replacement, neck and shoulder pain, orthopedic surgery, spinal injury, sports injury, and tennis elbow.

Font Size:
A
A
A
Background:
Blank
Blank
Blank
Blank Blank

swelling

How much swelling may I expect after knee replacement surgery?  Could it become dangerous? /at what point?
1711789 tn?1361311607
Hi there!

There may be mild-moderate swelling around the knee due to the inflammation following a knee replacement and is expected to subside in the following days/ weeks. If the swelling is excessive or involves the leg as well, it would be recommended to see your treating orthopedician immediately to rule out issues such as DVT, bleeding etc. and for appropriate management.
Hope this is helpful.

Take care!
Blank
Post a Comment
To
Blank
Weight Tracker
Weight Tracker
Start Tracking Now
Orthopedics Community Resources
RSS Expert Activity
233488 tn?1310696703
Blank
Marathon Running Done Over Many Yea...
05/15 by John C Hagan III, MD, FACS, FAAOBlank
233488 tn?1310696703
Blank
New Article on Multifocal IOL vs &q...
05/15 by John C Hagan III, MD, FACS, FAAOBlank
748543 tn?1463449675
Blank
TMJ/TMJ The Connection Between Teet...
01/15 by Hamidreza Nassery , DMD, FICOI, FAGD, FICCMOBlank