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Is it safe to have a colonoscopy with knee replacements

A 77-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Jenkins
Specializes in Anesthesiology
Not because: of the total joint replacements

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A 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. Herman Hammerstead
49 years experience Trauma Surgery
Wrong MD to ask: Ask your orthopedic surgeon
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
Probably: Probably.
A 70-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Dowling
39 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Both have become : Very common and routine procedures. These have the best outcomes done by surgeons who do a lot of them. However, a lot also depends on the status o ... Read More
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A 74-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Gujer
25 years experience Anesthesiology
Are you sure : About that recommendation.?
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Trettin
32 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Yes: Best answered by a military md but from my experience the physical requirements required by military duty would preclude an applicant who had knee rep ... Read More
A 71-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danny Proffitt
42 years experience Family Medicine
Life Changing: If you have a bona fide need for replacement and have seen a reputable orthopedist, this surgery can change your life. You will have <1 week in the h ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel McClurg
Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
The last step: Knee replacement or total knee arthroplasty is recommended when three criteria are met. First the patient has to have x-ray evidence of joint degener ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Dearborn
29 years experience Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery
Pain and swelling: Implant loosening causes pain, especially with weight bearing. The knee generally will make more lubricating fluid as well, causing swelling.
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