Claire56
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    • Claire56
      Claire56 replied to the thread Metal Allergy Nickel allergy.
      I have had reactions to jewelry too and mentioned it to my doctor. He didn't bother with the testing, just went with the nickel free...
    • Claire56
      Claire56 replied to the thread TKR Abdominal muscle pain.
      Praying that you won't have to have any further treatment for the cancer. You will probably be monitored for years but that's not such a...
    • Claire56
      Just a thought, if this is a trip with friends, you will get a lot of sympathy/empathy if you find yourself in need of help. If it is...
    • Claire56
      I found a knee sleeve that has a round patch of padding at the knee that is helpful. The padding is probably not enough for kneeling a...
    • Claire56
      @whoshebaby Just my opinion but I would postpone the trip until after the surgery. If your knees felt like mine, you will enjoy the...
    • Claire56
      Claire56 replied to the thread TKR #2 done.
      I saw my ortho yesterday and he is happy with my progress. He doesn't need to see me again for 4 years. Before surgery I had to shift...
    • Claire56
      Claire56 replied to the thread TKR Scared of Needles.
      I had a spinal for my first knee and I'm pretty sure they gave me some propophol right before the injection. One minute they are getting...
    • Claire56
      Claire56 replied to the thread TKR Pain on my kneecap.
      @Debbie S Getting to the point of going down stairs seems to take FOREVER! It requires more range of motion than going up. So as that...
    • Claire56
      Claire56 replied to the thread TKR Abdominal muscle pain.
      @Whoodee I am a breast cancer survivor. If that is what it is, sounds like you caught it early. My understanding is that the earlier it...
    • Claire56
      @Brbmks I had a similar problem that turned out to be a "floating body" at about 6 o'clock slightly behind the kneecap. It showed up on...
    • Claire56
      Claire56 replied to the thread TKR #2 done.
      Slept pretty well last night. Pain is under pretty good control with just acetaminophen. To those who are just seeing this snippet of my...
    • Claire56
      Claire56 replied to the thread TKR #2 done.
      Took the ace bandage off yesterday and found REMOVE 12/2 written nice and big on the bandage. :) Didn't get much sleep last night but...
    • Claire56
      Claire56 replied to the thread TKR #2 done.
      Had a fairly decent night's sleep. Haven't taken any oxycodone yet, haven't even gotten the prescription filled. Acetaminophen and icing...
    • Claire56
      Claire56 replied to the thread TKR #2 done.
      Dr was running about an hour late. Got home around 7 pm. I feel pretty good but have a lot of drugs on board so we will see how it goes...
    • Claire56
      Claire56 replied to the thread TKR #2 done.
      Thanks @Layla. Surgery is at 3 and I am allowed "clear" liquids till 11 so I am sitting here in my comfy chair enjoying my coffee...
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