Timsail, my wife has had this and other problems with her left knee. They have her on very strong antibiotics and we have also done in home infusion---none of which have worked. As we continue on, I will let you know if anything helps, but so far nothing has. BoathookView Thread
my wife has had 3 left knee surgeries in 1 and 1/2 years. the first was a knee replacement which required a modification to adjust body alignment, thus surgery no.2. my wife got staph infection upon leaving hospital. we did 6 weeks of in home anti-biotics, but still had infection. tests said no, all o.k., but dr. went back into knee and packed with antibiotics and we did another 6 weeks of iv's. the pain has become extreme and dr. can't find anything--he wants more of same tests, frankly, i believe it is beyond his scope and he won't allow anyone else, except his health-care colleagues to check. same results. my wife can not walk over 4 paces, her left knee is 1 and 1/2 inches larger than her right. the pain and the swelling persists. any suggestions would be most welcomed. Thank you , Frank G.View Thread
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