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      FourCats replied to the thread TKR Knee color.
      Welcome @HoneyK. Is your knee warm to the touch? If it is, please see your surgeon immediately. It could be the start of an infection...
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      FourCats replied to the thread TKR My Journey.
      The RLS has been an issue for several years as the medication has stopped working because of augmentation. For the last month, I’ve been...
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      FourCats replied to the thread TKR My Journey.
      Stitches were removed yesterday and the incision looks good. No drainage, redness, swelling, or heat. Finished first week of IV...
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      FourCats replied to the thread TKR Tired Legs.
      @2Young4NewKnees welcome! I remember after each of my replacements feeling like all my weariness sank into my legs by the end of the...
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      FourCats reacted to lovetocookandsew's post in the thread TKR My Journey with Like Like.
      I'm sorry you have this to deal with. Know that our thoughts and prayers are with you, and we are wishing you a speedy recovery. :praying:
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      FourCats reacted to sistersinhim's post in the thread TKR My Journey with Like Like.
      You will get through this. I know right now you are carrying a heavy weight, but that weight will diminish as time goes on and that...
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      FourCats reacted to Layla's post in the thread TKR My Journey with Like Like.
      I am sorry you had such an awful experience in the hospital. That certainly doesn't help matters. It is understandable that you're...
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      FourCats reacted to EalingGran's post in the thread TKR My Journey with Like Like.
      Keep posting on BoneSmart. I found it helped when I was in hospital with my infection to just ventilate and express my worries and fears.
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      FourCats reacted to EalingGran's post in the thread TKR My Journey with Like Like.
      Not surprised that you feel that way. It must be awful for you to be stuck at home with the brace and PICC line. Hopefully some of the...
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      FourCats reacted to Ghostpipe's post in the thread TKR My Journey with Like Like.
      I wish I could find words that could dig you out of this pit that you find yourself in. All I can do is sympathise with all my heart...
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      FourCats replied to the thread TKR My Journey.
      Discharged to home late Monday afternoon after extensive training on self-administration of IV antibiotics. Knee brace in place to keep...
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      FourCats replied to the thread TKR My Journey.
      Still in hospital, possibly home tomorrow if everything can be arranged that I’ll need. Infection is MSSA and doesn’t appear to have...
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      Welcome @Sammybear! Interesting story. I wish I had an idea but don’t. Hopefully someone will come along and offer some possible answers.
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      FourCats replied to the thread TKR My Journey.
      Praise God that the infection was superficial and did not involve bone or prosthetics. OS did culture and the results will determine the...
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      FourCats replied to the thread TKR My Journey.
      Lying here in my hospital room at 4:30 in the morning after a sleepless night. When I was at my appointment yesterday afternoon and the...
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