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I had bi lateral knee surgery five weeks ago and have had a set back blood clot on the left calf Has anyone experience this?

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Hi Susan,

Blood clots are a risk after any surgery, and are fairly common.

Likely it was caused by reduced activity or immobilization of the affected limb.  

Usually you'd be prescribed blood thinners, Coumadin or similar, to help prevent them from forming, or put on an aspirin regimen.


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