Hi Bal My Mum had her knees replaced in May2012 but the swelling keeps coming back. We consulted another surgeon for his opinion and he said the operation was done right. She has been told it is urinary infection. However, when I read about Urinary infection, it doesn't mention swelling at all. I am very concerned as she hates her life which is full of discomfort, her personality has changed from social to a bitter person after years of pain and from no relief after knee replacement.
Could you please suggest anything as I see you are an MD?
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