A 55-year-old female asked:
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why am i still having so much pain from knee replacement surgery.first i had the left one, then the right one them the left one again(posts/screws were too small according to dr.)the last one(left)was done in 2011.i refuse to go back & let them redo the

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Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
2nd opinion: You may want to get a second opinion.
Answered on Oct 3, 2016
Dr. Calin Moucha
40 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Pain after TKR: Pain since surgery is concerning and you need a second opinion. Things like infection, complex regional pain syndrome, malrotation, hip disease, back arthritis need to be ruled out.
Answered on Dec 4, 2014
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