A 52-year-old female asked:
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i had mrsa in knee joint which then weakened and fractured my femur mrsa in hip joint, both replaced now curious of any possible long term effects?

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Dr. Blake Miller
12 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Infection: Did they find the source as to why you're getting the septic arthritis? You are at significantly higher risk of MRSA septic arthritis, especially with a prosthesis? Did they eradicate the infection before the total hips and knee? How did they confirm they were eradicated?
Answered on Jan 3, 2015
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