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Body symtoms
Dec 9, 2012
... eally big im a large woman any way but my left theigh is really swollen i did not hit or any thi ng i take high blood pressure meds water pills thyriods problems copd aurthurist real bad throughmy body i take cymbolta 90mlgrams 2 blood pressure pillsi use the breathing machine for my astmas plz help me thank you. ... (0 replies)
... I will be having this surgery at the same hospital as the revision last year. Also the same one I got the staff infection from. I don't think I will have a problem with that again this time. One of my other worries is pain control. I have taken opiates and hydro for over 10 years for headaches, fibro, back pain and then the knees. I will discuss this with him on the 25th. I... (8 replies)
... It's not silly. What's silly is thinking you can recover from TKR in a heartbeat. I watched a video online before surgery just to be informed what was going to happen. I know most people would cringe at the thought, but I thought it was important to know what the doctors were going to do. It's not pretty, but it educated me to know this was no drop in the bucket. My... (371 replies)

... Linda and GaterGal....thanks for your replies. I am still on pain meds---vicodan.....which I feel is like next to nothing. I do think that one has to be very careful not to experience too much pain with this recovery. My first (at home) physical thearpist even told me that. I am having such an up and down recovery. I can do so much but I am still so worn out; my knee... (371 replies)
... Hi everyone, I just found this site while looking for recovery from TKR. It is so exciting to find so much helpful information. I had my left knee replaced, Wednesday, September 30. I am going to rehab today. Based on what my doctors, nurse and physical therapist are saying, I am somewhat of "miracle." I am morbidly obese as medically defined and have other health issues... (544 replies)
THR surgery
Mar 26, 2008
... t not having surgery till May 7. I think there are a few people here that are diabetic that have had surgery, maybe searching the posts will help. If you put in COPD and diabetic. Good luck to you. ... (5 replies)
THR surgery
Mar 25, 2008
... I am going to have my second hip replacement this Friday (first one done 10 years ago). I anxious this time because of other health issues: Diabetics Type 2, high blood pressure and COPD/asthma. My biggest concern is being put total under during the surgery with so many health issues. Has anyone else had these issues and had surgery? How did you do anesthia? (5 replies)
Second hip surgery
Mar 10, 2008
... For hip replacements, regional anesthesia is sometimes used instead of general anesthesia (which as you probably know can result in lung complications - a consideration because of your COPD). Regional anesthesia includes spinals & epidurals. It is also common for either of these to be given with sedation (so you don't remember anything). If you haven't already, I suggest... (4 replies)
... I am having my second hip replacement in a couple of week. I am a 58 year old female and my first hip replacement is 10 years old. I am very nervice this time as I have several other issues: COPD, Diabeties, and high blood pressure. I mostly concerned about the anesthesia (misspelled). Anyone have any experience with the anesthesia? Is it different than a 10 years ago? I... (4 replies)

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