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Severe knee pain post knee surgery for ACL replacement. How much time will it take to recover?

i ve done with my knee surgery in which ACL is being replaced by biodegradeable screw is used 4 months ago. after that i started walking and getting all right.but,from last 7 days i am getting pain in my knee.i went to the doctor and he said its the pain of servitus. please,tell me how many days this pain will be get over because i am having pain severely when i walk.
Asked On : Wed, 10 Oct 2012
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The pain you are having is likely to be due to an inflammation. Proper medicines like anti inflammatory drugs and hot fomentation is needed for proper treatment. Symptoms are likely to improve in 2-3 weeks.
I hope this information has been both informative and helpful for you.
Dr. Praveen Tayal
Answered: Thu, 11 Oct 2012
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