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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
Has Anyone Been Sick After Their Total Knee Replac...
I had my TKR in June and have been terribly nauseous with vomiting and diarrhea. The doctor keeps saying its...More
Posted by machelle44

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Has anyone else been sick after their Total Knee Replacement?
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
Frustrated Depressed & More :(
I had TKR of my right knee on 6/1/2015. Right now I am wishing I never had this surgery. After 3 days in the...More
Posted by _gigi_
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
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
Hip Replacement complications
I had a hip replacement 20 months ago and have more pain now than the arthritis that caused it.The pain is...More
Posted by An_264032
Encapsulated Blood Clot after Total Knee Replaceme...
A friend had a total knee replacement and developed a blood clot around the knee which became encapsulated....More
Posted by An_256796
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
Women: what to wear to PT?
I'm having hip replacement in October and have been trying to figure out what to wear to physical therapy...More
Posted by kellybarron
Time frame
I am 12 days out of surgery for my right knee placement and was wondering how much is to much activity? There...More
Posted by dcbauhaus
swelling after partial knee replacement
I am 15 weeks out after a partial knee replacement and I still have a lot of swelling. After an hour of...More
Posted by pegasusblue
superficial cellulitis
My sister had a total left hip replacement 4 weeks ago. The surgery went well but the visit nurse suspected a...More
Posted by janlin123
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
Please contribute suggestions as I prepare for BIL...
I get concerned as I read of the post-surgery difficulties experienced by many posters. I do find reassurance...More
Posted by 1959cindy

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Have you had bilateral knee replacement?
  • Yes and i wouldn't do it differently if I had another chance.
  • Yes and I regret doing so and would not recommend it.
  • Yes. DON'T DO IT! DON'T DO IT! DON'T DO IT!
  • No. Having them done one at a time was bad enough.
  • No. Are you crazy?!
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TKR for both knees at the same time
I am eighteen months post op after having both knees replaced a the same time. The short response to...More
Posted by An_263694
Knee Replacement with severed ACL Possible?
I've had a completely severed ACL for decades and in 1988 had had some cartliage removed. My ACL was never...More
Posted by An_263677
Left Total Knee Replacement Stiff Knee 7 Weeks Pos...
Folks, I had a left lateral meniscectomy US Army 1980. Dustoff medic removed from flight status due to safety...More
Posted by roguesam
My husband desperately needs a hip replacement
My husband weighs 320 pounds, but both surgeons we've seen say they won't do anything if a person is over...More
Posted by kellyhartle
Hip replacement with ceramic on polyethylene **INP...
I am scheduled to have a hip replacement done on Aug 7th and it will be done with ceramic and...More
Posted by jennlapierre
knee replacement
It really angers me that the ongoing pain with knee replacement was not discussed before the surgery. I am...More
Posted by An_263418
knee replacement
It really angers me that the ongoing pain with knee replacement was not discussed before the surgery. I am...More
Posted by An_263418

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