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knee revision surgerys

A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Sure - a bit: I don't do these procedures, but see many patients who have had them. There is pain associated with the surgery and recovery - usually well controlle ... Read More
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Dr. Susan Jolly
36 years experience Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery
Uncommon: It is relatively uncommon to require total knee revision surgery. It may be necessary for a number of reasons. The three most common are infection in ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Moez Khorsandi
26 years experience Urology
Hospital: This is major surgery which requires general anesthesia and is done in a hospital setting.
A 72-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
28 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Reevaluation: The Most likely possibilities are that you have ITB syndrome that has failed conservative care, or that the pain is coming from something else, such a ... Read More
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A 67-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
31 years experience Family Medicine
Cat scratch: Cat-scratch disease is caused by direct inoculation of Bartonella henselae under skin by trauma. Typically 3 to 5 days after the scratch erythematous ... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rhett Griggs
18 years experience Hand Surgery
Knee revision: Doing a second surgery for various reasons.
A 65-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anthony Leazzo
22 years experience Family Medicine
Depends: Depends on what was revised. If it was a total joint then most likely no. If it was a cartilage or acl then yes.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Clabeaux
18 years experience Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery
See your doctor: The first thing is to rule out an infection. This can be done with a blood test and a fluid draw from your knee. If this is negative then you may ne ... Read More
A 62-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tariq Niazi
42 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
If I understand your: Question, yes it would be a cause of concern; but i hope when the surgeon found the plastic/metal debris, called wear products, he would have cleaned ... Read More
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A 58-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Schneider
44 years experience Integrative Medicine
Knee concern: A feeling of tightness in the knee may be due to some swelling. Also, inactivity may allow scar tissue to form in the knee that has had previous surg ... Read More

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