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Knee pain and swelling after arthroscopic knee surgery. Taken cortisone injections. Any suggestions?

I have constent knee pain . I had arthroscopic knee surgery back in April for a lateral release . Since then I still have constent pain and swelling. I have had several injections from cortisone , synvics, and 4weeks ago with euuflexxa injections. The pain is so bad that I have had to resign from my job because I am unable to work. Any suggestions?
Asked On : Sun, 18 Nov 2012
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A severe pain after a knee arthroscopic surgery can be due to a neuropathic pain. If all the internal structures of knee are normal then you can consult a neurologist. Gabapentin and pregabalin can be of help.
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Dr. Praveen Tayal
Answered: Fri, 23 Nov 2012
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