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    Knee Infection Risk

    Thank you for this information.
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    Knee Infection Risk

    Thank you for information and support. My real concern is not immediately after surgery and during recovery period. Since i have had 3 staph infections since 2012 , there is a strong probability I may encounter another infection. If this is so, I may be at higher risk for implant to become...
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    Knee Infection Risk

    Thanks for the information....my hospital and surgeon are fine...I worry about my history of getting staph infections in the coming years...so is the knee replacement worth the worry???
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    Knee Infection Risk

    Thanks for you reply-much appreciated. I have lived with bad knee for almost 10 yrs. when 1st knee replacement recommendation was made and am age 72 now. Just worry about another staph infection that may enter bloodstream and infect implant. Will I always be looking over my shoulder for this...
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    Knee Infection Risk

    I am scheduled to have TKR in July, 2019 but am now having second thoughts. Since 2012, I have had 3 staph infections treated with oral antibiotics. I am not afraid of the pain of recovery but am terrified that I am at higher risk for an infection and I am thinking I will be at risk the rest...

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