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A 47-year-old member asked:

Can a spreading infection from an infected knee implant be deadly?

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Dr. Laura Arbogast
Internal Medicine 20 years experience
Yes: If a knee implant gets infected and the infection doesn't respond to antibiotics then they may need to remove the implant so the infection doesn't spread.

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