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A 54-year-old female asked:

i have been struggling for well over a yr since open shoulder repairs, with now chronic pain and fatique, odd m.s.-like symptoms. can surg do this?

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Dr. Tedde Rinker
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Not Likely: The symptoms sound serious enough that you should get a thorough evaluation. The symptoms don't sound like a post surgical syndrome, but possibly you contracted a chronic slow growing infection while in hospital. Mycoplasma is one candidate, and resistant strains have been found increasingly in hospitals. Get checked out.

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Last updated Oct 4, 2016

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