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    Revision TKR 2 Years and 2 Months of Persistent Recurring Swelling and 9/10 Pain!

    It does give pause for thought... I just wish that there was somebody on the forum who could weigh-in with just this condition. It does seem that the medical system is too quick to jump on the revision bandwagon. It does seem likely, as in the article you forwarded, that the study of the...
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    Revision TKR 2 Years and 2 Months of Persistent Recurring Swelling and 9/10 Pain!

    And the Pain Continues... I wrote the included description of my saga back in April of 2019. Here's an update. Yesterday I stepped out of my RV and the signs of another session with painful swelling of my right knee. A twinge of tightness and the sensation of the synovial cavity filling with...
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    Revision TKR 2 Years and 2 Months of Persistent Recurring Swelling and 9/10 Pain!

    Thanks, Josephine. I'm sure you're right! I'm sure of it too. If I could get a reply from anyone who's been there - done this, that"s why I asked.
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    Revision TKR 2 Years and 2 Months of Persistent Recurring Swelling and 9/10 Pain!

    I have not yet cited the study that includes the information regarding the possibility of avoiding false positives when testing for prosthetic infections. A good read and worthwhile information. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2827826/?report=reader And this supporting study...
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    TKR Pain Ordeal

    I was freely given 12 hour slow release Hydromorphone and was instructed to take 2 - 2mg. Hydromorphone every 4 hours on top of the 12 hour Hydromorphone for the first ten days after the surgery. I filled my prescription for 24 of the 12hr and 100 of the 2mg. I was also given a refill of 100...
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    Revision TKR 2 Years and 2 Months of Persistent Recurring Swelling and 9/10 Pain!

    I was treated for my chronic osteoarthritis by receiving both knee implants (Bi-Lateral TKR) in March 2017 and all went well, Wounds healed nicely, the pain eventually went away and I was off and running like an ostrich! (Well walking, but it seemed like a good metaphor) I am American but live...

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