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When To Contact Your Doctor

Wednesday, April 18, 2012 - 16:50

Contributing Author: Guy Slowik FRCS

Contact your doctor:

  • If there is unrelenting significant pain in the knee.
  • If the surgical incision becomes warm, red, or appears to have an opening or drainage.
  • If swelling persists/increases.
  • If either of the calf regions become swollen and painful or tender to the touch.
  • If you become generally warm and ill feeling.
  • If chest pain or coughing develop without cause or reason.

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