Skip to content

What's Happening Now

4 Questions for THR Patients or Med Pros
In late August, 2015, I underwent hip refresh surgery at a major VA hospital. The lead surgeon is a senior...More
Posted by THRdude
Reply: pain after knee replacement
YES! With both of my TKR's. My PT said it was common, that after years of my knees being twisted and bent...More
Posted by lilsparrow
Reply: Frustrated Depressed & More :(
hang in there. You are at the hard part. It WILL get better. Talk to your doctor about better pain...More
Posted by lilsparrow
Reply: Has Anyone Been Sick After Their Total Knee Replac...
Have you been sick the entire tIme? Or just recently? Im wondering if you are having withdrawal from...More
Posted by lilsparrow

Take the Poll

Has anyone else been sick after their Total Knee Replacement?
Problems with knee revision/TKR
I had a revision Nov2014 which led to a staph epi infection. After flushing the knee, then removal the end...More
Posted by wants2ride
Includes Expert Content
Reply: Double knee replacement recovery time
thanks Doc that was good to here . I,m going to have both done as well
Posted by Mousie61
Reply: Hip Replacement complications
I am 18 months out of surgery and have terrible problems weight bearing. I have been diagnosed via an MRI with...More
Posted by sethw
Smith & Nephew Legion Genisis TKR Revision
5/22/13 I had a TKR, from the beginning I told them something wasn't right. Dr assured me the pain was normal....More
Posted by ediejuly
hip pain
I too have groin and low back pain over the hip. Have been in physical therapy twice, no help. Going back to...More
Posted by serfgranny
Hip Pain and arthritis
I have been having hip pain for 4 months.. it comes and goes and travels from hip, to soas, quad, glute....More
Posted by An_264209
popping and crunching afterTKR
I had my TKR december 2014. 8 months now. I am better as far as the pain I used to have. I had 6 previous...More
Posted by jerseyjack
Reply: Nausea after knee replacement therapy
The cure for me was a "tincture of time." My nausea, which also baffled my docs, lasted 6 months....More
Posted by bluesalvia55
Input please!!
Hi-I had BKR Aug 2011 and although the knee joints themselves don't hurt, the soft tissue all around the...More
Posted by grandmacathy
Input please!!
Hi-I had BKR Aug 2011 and although the knee joints themselves don't hurt, the soft tissue all around the...More
Posted by grandmacathy
Input please!!
Hi-I had BKR Aug 2011 and although the knee joints themselves don't hurt, the soft tissue all around the...More
Posted by grandmacathy
Input please!!
Hi-I had BKR Aug 2011 and although the knee joints themselves don't hurt, the soft tissue all around the...More
Posted by grandmacathy
Nausea after total knee replacement
Had severe debilitating nausea for at least 2 months after my total knee replacement. This included bouts of...More
Posted by happyjo44
Continued pain after THR and revision
I had a THR on my right hip in March of 2014, the surgeon used a posterior approach. In the months following...More
Posted by SGBrann
low grade fever and leg swelling
My sister had a total hip replacement five weeks ago. She has had a low grade temperature ongoing. Is this...More
Posted by janlin123
Reply: knee replacement
Has your doctor ever told you that you have IT band syndrome? That's what my doctor's explanation was for the...More
Posted by coolkid9
Reply: Encapsulated Blood Clot after Total Knee Replaceme...
She has been under the care of several doctors since her knee surgery. That's how she knows that the blood clot...More
Posted by bak56
elevated blood platelets
I have 4 abnormal labs over the past yr showing extremely high platelets (3 cbc and a lateral smear). I was...More
Posted by An_248806
Reply: My husband desperately needs a hip replacement
Hello. I think I have replied to another post of yours on this subject. I had total right hip replacement...More
Click on my Avatar picture or user name to read my story.

Blessings,

-Dave
Posted by davedsel2
Reply: Women: what to wear to PT?
Hello. I am not a woman, but did have total right hip replacement of 6/15/15. I am recovering wonderfully...More
Click on my Avatar picture or user name to read my story.

Blessings,

-Dave
Posted by davedsel2
Reply: swelling after partial knee replacement
I have talked to my doctor and he just gets frustrated that I can't take anti-inflammatories. They cause a...More
Posted by pegasusblue
Reply: Time frame
Thanks for the reply Dave! My Dr happens to be on 2 week vacation so I haven't seen him since the surgery and...More
Posted by dcbauhaus
Reply: superficial cellulitis
Hello. I had right total hip replacement surgery on 6/15/15, about 6 weeks ago. My incision is still in the...More
Click on my Avatar picture or user name to read my story.

Blessings,

-Dave
Posted by davedsel2
Reply: total knee replacement after 6 months can you clim...
You will be fine. After 3 months it was up hill for me---I'm female and 59 years old and by 6 months was...More
Posted by dgarafa1
Reply: Right Anterior THA in two weeks
The surgeon had decided to leave all sutures in for another week when I saw him 2 weeks post-op. Last week...More
Click on my Avatar picture or user name to read my story.

Blessings,

-Dave
Posted by davedsel2
7 weeks out from surgery
I am a 73 year old woman who had total knee replacement on May 18 of this year (7 weeks ago). I am still...More
Posted by joyfulinhim

Helpful Tips

Pain after Knee ReplacmentExpert
For most people a knee replacement can predictably eliminate pain and restore function. This is not to say that the operation is not ... More
Was this Helpful?
58 of 74 found this helpful

Related Drug Reviews

  • Drug Name User Reviews

Report Problems With Your Medications to the FDA

FDAYou are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit the FDA MedWatch website or call 1-800-FDA-1088.

For more information, visit the Duke Health Joint Replacement Center