Swelling of knee

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I had tkr right one in sept 2014 and left one nov. 2014, my left knee is always swollen, below and above knee  and seems anything I do doesn't help. Been in therapy and doctor gave me new pill to try, duexis, and doesn't help. Anyone else seem to have this problem or had this problem. 

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    hi Joanne

    i had my right knee TKR in September 2014 and it's still swollen  and  painful it also bruises if I walk too far

    it's also a totally different shape to my other knee i look as if I have odd legs

    i know my other knee will need doing in the near future so I hope they will make them match biggrin


    • Posted

      Hi Jean,

      my knees don't look the same right now. I have no pain, only when I walk some distance my right leg gets pain in back of knee, I just have lots of swelling and mt bend is only 98 in left knee. I feel if swelling went down I could bend more. 


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    Im just over 6 weeks post op, but I have been elevating my leg.  I have lots of swelling and that is the only thing that helps.  How is your rgt knee? Is it still swelling up?
    • Posted

      No sherrilynne, my right knee doesn't swell, but still have numbness on the right side of it. I elevate and ice and nothing seems to work, asking doctor what's next
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    Hello Joanne I had a left TKR on 22nd October and have suffered from swelling up until last week when I suddenly noticed that it had reduced! I still can't sleep at night due to various pain from the wretched thing, but that seems to be the same with a lot of us in the club (TKR club that is!) 😄

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