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    Hip Infection* problem

    Hi friends,just a short update to tell you after pondering and thinking during this enforced break,i had a telephone call from Prof Lee Jeys my surgeon for me to talk through my worries,and between us i have decided not to have further surgery at the moment. It is huge surgery and i want a...
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    Hip Infection* problem

    Bless youx difficult painful days but tomorrow is another days have had to resort to more painkillers but this is life,big hugsxxxx
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    Hip Infection* problem

    Hi well I am still fighting with all my strength!!! Now having spent the day with the team I am going to be delayed for surgery by 2/3 months, all because of these wretched clots, however I am now pushing all hip thoughts away and getting on with life!! If I become unwell and chance sepsis I...
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    Bilateral THR Grateful Double Hippy

    Happy Birthday Mojoxxx
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    Hip Infection* problem

    Home tonight!!xxx
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    Hip Infection* problem

    Well abit more waiting! the blood clots are in my jugular and axilla veins so too dangerous to operate at present,started me back on my riveroxiban so hopefully will start the absorbtion. Home hopefully tomorrow,take a day at a time,maybe this was meant to be! funnily enough my wound vac which...
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    Hip Infection* problem

    I am having an enforced time out have been admitted to our local hospital with a clot in my arm from pic line!----ooh what else! so they will remove the pic here i think then i will be tramsferred to ROH for what is to come so,practice run getting used to relaxing and staying peaceful with...
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    Hip Infection* problem

    Thank you everyone,i am fighting!!xxx
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    Hip Infection* problem

    @Layla My history, xrays and all details have already been seen by the eminent, Prof Jeys would send me anywhere in the world to help me. Nobody wants me well more than the orthopaedic and bone infection team at The Royal Orthopaedic. I am almost beyond help, but I will not give up, hopefully...
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    Hip Infection* problem

    @Jamie I have had one on since surgery! iti is working overtime! it is draining approx 400ml of serum and fungus a day,i am changing all the time,it just will not stop plus iv Daptomycin,and oral Fluconozole and cipro its a torid mixture,i think my hip is just rejecting the metal,but,thank you...
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    Hip Infection* problem

    Disaster! the infection is back and about 500mls a day of serum and infection are pouring out. Ihad a meeting with the team on Thursday so disappointed and sad. The options are to go along with increased antibs for as long as i can,but concern over my general health with all that is happrning...
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    Hip Infection* problem

    We can breathe again! but gosh the stress! my xray is good,my CRP dropped to 35 from 75,all to do with the prednisolone! i need to get off it! Yes,i have a wound that is draining from a small hole the serum is clear,the wound looks good this drainage may go on a long time my body cannot absorb...
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    Hip Infection* problem

    I am not wanting to write this and i still am not sure of what is to happen. My CRP has gone from 16 to 74 i have hip pain and am terrified of the consequences,it continues to splurge bloody coloured serum,i go to the hospital on thursday but they all know the desperation i am feeling unless...
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    Hip Infection* problem

    Hello well the weeks go by and the hip is still there! I have no pain,i walk well on crutches but i still have a wound vac on which is pumping out a seroma,days go by with no serum then i do a few jobs and it starts again,at clinic last week they squeezed and poked and this the result!! The...
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    Hip Infection* problem

    Hi its been abit of a rollor coaster!, when i came home i had really bad one sided headache anyway to cut it all short,have been diagnosed with Giant Cell Arthritis which is often had with Polymyalgia,i think my body has just gone into shock,my CRP jummped to 45 from 14 , so have had to be...
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    Hip Infection* problem

    Still abit of a rolor coaster!,but my CRPis down to 14 which is great,but serum keeps flooding the vacum pump,but i have had this before so know what my body is upto and although i want it to stop better out than in! I cooked my first meal yesterday and i guess its telling me to chill out and...
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    Hip Infection* problem

    Thank you Mojo,1 week home,feeling slightly better each day,but want to feel great again!! Sinus still playing havoc,had clips out today lots of serum leaking but i will get there,very cold here. Hugsxxx
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    Hip Infection* problem

    Hello again,yes home,just got to make sure i stay!.. its certainly a rocky road getting used to the drugs so each day is abit of a challenge but we will get there. No actual hip pain just sinus, which i guess is them fiddling around with nose in theatre. I thought i would come home and was...
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    Hip Infection* problem

    Home tomorrow,thank you for the support again! onward and upward lets keep fighting!xxxxx
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    Hip Infection* problem

    Hello plans are afoot for me to go home,not as i would have hoped,vac drainer in situ and IV ,the nurses will come each day and do this for me and generally keep an eye on me. I am rock bottom and need to go home,enough is enough. The Prof came to talk to me today and we have 2options 1 to...

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