Pulsating knee when bent, any one have this?

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I am almost 14 weeks post op TKR. While sitting in my recliner with knee bent, I noticed my leg pulsating in different places from ankle all the way up to under the knee. I can't feel it but it looks really weird like something moving under the skin. I am thinking it is probably nerves trying to reconnect. Can any one relate to this oddity?

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    Ooh er Dolores, that sounds really creepy. I never had anything like that, but have had some strange feelings in the surrounding tissues which I thought was nerves etc reconnecting?? Felt at one time almost like someone was brushing my leg with a feather! Seems to have gone now!

    Sorry I'm not any help



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      Marilyn, I went to Urgent Care a little while ago. I had myself convinced it was a blood clot or leg aneurism. The internet gets you crazy, the Dr. assured me it was nothing serious. He said I had good circulation and good color of my legs. There was also no swelling. Of course could not explain why I have the pulsating. ThanksIt wasn't even doing it that much like home.....figures! I go to my regular Dr. on Thursday and will let him check also.

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    Truly, no idea on this (hope you didn't watch the film 'Alien' LOL!) but I'm wondering if it's like the twitch where a muscle pulsates when we're tired.  So could be the muscles mending after the op????  That's a very wild guess though!

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