I've had 3 TKR's 7 surgeries 7 nursing homes for IV antibiotic therapy and I'm looking at another surgery this Tuesday cause it looks like I have another infection starting at the top of the original incision, my doctor feels the only option is, if it is an infection is, to either take out all the hardware and leave it out or to cut of my leg. I'm really scared and if there is anyone out there who has any similar experience or know of any one who's gone through any of this please write and share your information I'm hoping I can find some way to save my leg. Please help me save my leg!!!!!!!View Thread
my femur rod was so loose my doctor pulled it out with his fingers and no machinery required, prior to this operation he took x-rays and he said everything looked ok but I continued to have severe pain and it felt like my leg was breaking each time I stood up and it took me at least 2 minutes to get my first step achieved and after that I had a good stride but was still in excruciating pain. Learn from my experience make sure if you have pain don't let them treat you like your addicted to the pain meds or that your a hypocon don't know how to spell it but I hope you know what I meanView Thread
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