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New total knee

i had my knee replacement on the 13th of March 2015.  The question I have is did all of you swell up from your hip to your big toe?  The pain is like i have never felt before.  My ankle is all bruised on both sides and the back and outside of my thigh all the way into my calf if a deep colored bruise along with about six inches around my knee.  The doctor said this is normal so I thought I would ask people who have had this done already.  I have been icing it nonstop and tryin g to do some exercises but it is like I cannot hardly bring my leg up to elevate it without help.  It also stiffens right up after I get it moving.  Sleep is something in the past so I get it when i can.
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I've SEEN the results of both knee and hip replacements.... the ENTIRE leg looks like it has been run over by a train (several trains, actually).
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No one has answered as this is not an orthopedic forum, but I think it is important for you to call your doctor and get seen.

This is saturday -- if you still have swelling and pain, go to the Emergency Department today.

You need to be seen.
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