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Knee surgery

Hi My son is 16 years old he got injury in one of his Rugby practice, his Knee cap was broke en he loss 40% of it the Orthopedic Dr said that was the only choice for him to remove it the size was 2.5 by 2.0 cm, he also make some holds in to his femur bone to help develop cartilage, today is his 2nd day after the surgery and he is in so much pain he have a burning sensation. Is this normal is anything else I can do for him to help him wit the paind
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1711789 tn?1361311607
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Hi there!

It is normal to have post operative pain and discomfort. This occurs due to inflammation and is likely to subside with time. If severe, you may like to discuss the pain management protocol with his nurse.
Hope this is helpful.

Take care!
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