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knee surgery

Monday, December 31, 2012

well i gad knee surgery csncelled on oct 2012 as they could nit get a drip in arm rebooked with puccline 11th of december picc line done 10th of dember surgron told me left knee shot mri pick up the state if kbee knee lost s.lit if cartilage OA akso had tears in acl and minesuis had teRs repaaured but only tie over surgery For OA he said knee does need knee rrpkace ment but did not rrplace knee due to my age he saud I was too young i am nearly 46. he admitted. tieover surgery want keep me out of pain long. will need more surgery like knee replacement when he thinks i am older enough physoi on knee soon both knees have oa in them both knees have had to arthtidvopys on them.
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    Sorry to hear you didn't have the surgery. I had a tear
    in the medial meniscus in November and I know how
    painful that is . Have a great February. emoticon
    1360 days ago
    wow just read this so sorry hope things get easier and that you are in less pain
    1382 days ago
    I hope you get some good relief! It's a shame they wouldn't do the replacement while they had you there, and I can only echo what others have said: get a second opinion, life is too short.
    I'm happy to hear from you! I hope everything else is going good. Happy New Years!
    1391 days ago
    1391 days ago
    You are in my thoughts and prayers Stephanie .
    1392 days ago
    Did the fact that you have osteoporosis play a part in the decision? I hope you are up and about soon.
    1392 days ago
    I agree with it more important to be painfree now at the prime of your life and to maybe be in a wheelchair later on....or should you sacrifice the present for the future...we don't even know if we will HAVE a future...I say go for it now. FInd a doc who will replace the knee. I had my first hiip replacement at age 47...and am going in for m y 5th surgery tomorrow. I don't know what the future holds...but none of us do!
    1392 days ago
    sorry to hear that steph love but hope you have a little bit of relieve though.did the dr say how old you have to be before they concider a knee replacement?anyway steph io hope your new year is healthier and that you have fun. emoticon
    1392 days ago
    So sorry. Sure wish he had done the total replacement. Hope you get some relief.
    1392 days ago
    I had a friend that had them at 50 and was at the health club every day trying to avoid it. At least all the work out led to a faster recovery. I pray that the Dr. have wisdom. emoticon
    1392 days ago
  • DEE107
    oh hugs my friend
    1392 days ago
  • _LINDA
    So sorry Stephanie!! This is not fair that he won't replace the knee! I was 35 with my first replacement and I have heard of much younger people getting replacements! A woman at my bridge club had no less then three hip replacements before she was even 50!! But unfortunately for her, they can no longer replace her hip anymore and she is permanently in a wheelchair -this is because there is no more bone left for them to stick the replacement stems in :( That is the main reason why they wait as long as possible for it to be done. But then you think, do you want the youngest years of your life wasted being unable to walk or enjoy life in constant pain? I did not want to give up my freedom and independence. Dr.'s here understand about quality of life. Maybe you need a second opinion?
    It was good to hear from you! I wish that the New Year brings you better health, happiness and all the blessings of the season.
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    1392 days ago
    Ouch...will pray for a speedy recovery.
    1393 days ago
    Lovely to hear from you, but so sorry to hear all is not well ..
    Physio will help heaps and so will losing weight ... Hope you feel better really soon ..
    Hugs Susie emoticon
    1393 days ago
  • CHRIS3874
    Yikes.Hope things work out OK in the long run .
    1393 days ago
    So sorry to hear you are having such pain and problems with your knee. I hope the repair work he did lasts a long time.

    1393 days ago
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