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Had an ACL surgery, calf region is swollen, no blood clots. What is it?

I had an ACL surgery last week. The My right leg ( calf region) is swollen and extremely sore. Whenever I stand there this great amount of pressure that builds up in the area. I did an ultra sound to see if there was any blood clots there, it showed negative. My doctor hasn t recommended anything for me, what should I do and should I go to the hospital.
Asked On : Wed, 2 Jan 2013
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hello mattbratt81
i think you should wait for more days because after surgery these swellings came but you should take proper rest do not apply excess pressure on knee , if this swelling does not subside in next 10-15 days then you should take advice from your surgeon.
Answered: Thu, 3 Jan 2013
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