Is It Normal for my Calves and Ankles to Be Extremely Swollen After Lipo on Knees?

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The calves can definitely be swollen after liposuction on the knees.

Liposuction of the knees creates swelling in that area that restricts lymphatic flow from the lower limb towards the heart. This can cause swelling around the ankles. Treatment is leg elevation compressive hose.

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