Swelling 7 months after TKR

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I had a tkr this past June. All was well until a couple weeks ago. There is some swelling going on and some numbness going down to my foot. I only notice the foolate in the day and evening. I'm wondering if this in normal or should I see my Dr before my scheduled June appointment? Thanks

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    THIS SCARES ME 5 MONTHS POST TKR.
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    Hi there,

    Yes I would at the very least speak to your doctor, if for no other reason than to reassure you. Don't waste time get onto the doc.

    All the best

    Marilyn

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    Same with me.  I had surgery in July.

    i always worry about it, but then told it's still healing, to b paitent could take 12 months 😥😥 Had fuller TKR and they also straightened my leg so I'm hopping gets better.

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    When I had TKR nearly 5 years ago they said it would be about a year before I really.

    By all means see your Dr before your appoinment in June if that makes you feel better about it but I certainly would not worry about it. Hope it settles down.

    Take care and keep in touch.

    Sarah

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    Thanks, I'm going to give my Dr a call.

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