A 46-year-old member asked:
What is the natural inflammation for when you get a total hip replacement?
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Dr. Danny Proffitt answered
42 years experience in Family Medicine
Blood and toxins: During a hip replacement, muscles and tissues aree cut and torn. Toxins are released from the tissues. Blood gets in the area and blood outside vessels, is an irrittant. There are many mediators of the inflammatory response after this extensive tissue injuring surgery that cause pain, swelling and issues. This is with proper surgery. Not being critical of these great surgeons. It is jsut it.
Answered on Jul 20, 2012
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