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... I am unable to wear pierced earrings also. When it became obvious that I would need a hip replacement, I ordered a blood test from a lab that specializes in testing for metal allergy. ... (9 replies)
... many many opinions later as to why my hip hurt the pain slowly went away but I was firmly told a new hip was in my future for conflciting reasons no two could agree on! I had MRIs, CT scans and more xrays than I can count... ... (9 replies)
... Debbie, I had total hip replacement. I am also older than you at almost 68 when I had it done. My doctor has not released me from my 90 degree hip protocol so there are things I am still unable to do. I see the doctor again on Dec 31. I am retired so don't have to worry about returning to work. ... (9 replies)

... Thanks for your replies. It sure does help. ... (9 replies)
Hip replacement
Jun 28, 2010
... So glad to hear that you are feeling great about your new hip and going to travel overseas. That is a good sign that all is well! ... (8 replies)
... I found the very worst part of my recovery was having to sleep on my back for weeks. ... (143 replies)
... Thanks I do feel pretty ready this time. And yes! I have voted already. Depending on the outcome I may be glad that I"m on pain killing drugs... ... (18 replies)
... Blood transfusions are not the norm for most hip replacement surgery. In fact, my surgeon and hospital do not even recommend banking your own blood since they so infrequently use it. ... (607 replies)
... I think if you are in a lot of pain and seriously limited in activities that its time for a replacement. I waited for quite a while and finally realized that my life was getting smaller and smaller. I had my right hip replaced 11 weeks ago and am amazed at how much better it feels. ... (13 replies)
... I could REALLY use some advice because for years I haven't had proper health insurance, and I haven't taken care of myself in this department, and I am only 28 and I feel like my body is falling apart and I don't know what to do, I am panicking! ... (2 replies)
... just a note kenzi. you're only 52 and you're already opting for replacements. i hope you realize that hip and knee replacements generally last about 10 years and then depending on the condtion of them from natural breakdown from your bodies defenses... ... (24 replies)
... Welcome to the club! Yea, lots of us have been just where you are now. But the good news is that most of us can tell you there is light at the end of the tunnel. I went thru 3 different OS before I finally found my most wonderful one. ... (78 replies)
... I had been having terrible pains during the night, for several months, and my doctor thought it was from a couple of bulging discs in the spine. Had MRI that showed those. ... (11 replies)
... wise! We both had our right hip replaced and we both have osteo arthritis in our left hip. I am going to see my hip surgeon soon for my first anniversary checkup and will see what he says about my other hip. I am emotionally ready to have that done if necessary. ... (143 replies)
... So, I went in yesterday with all if these great questions and now I am somewhat confused. The OS2 now says that I should wait as long as I possibly can to get the hip replacement. I was under the assumption that I was ready now. ... (30 replies)
... Thank You for your reply Shirley H. ... (8 replies)
... i had a full hip replacement 2 weeks ago and i am feeling better in myself ,i to have groin pain its worse some days more than others, thigh pain to .i take ibuprofen 400mg this helps with the pain. ... (10 replies)
... Preparing for THR in three weeks. I've been reading this board for several months now just trying to understand it all. I have suffered for years not really knowing that it was my hip. ... (17 replies)
... I am glad you already have the grabber. These are useful to everyone not just joint replacement people. ... (1 replies)
... I have synovial chondromatosis of the hip. It started 7 years ago,when I was 39. I was diagnosed promptly and had arthroscopic surgery. Less than a year later the symptoms returned. 3 years ago I had an open synvectomy and in the last 6 months the symptoms and disease has returned, as shown by an MRI. ... (23 replies)

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