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TKR and nickel allergy
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miss030456 posted:
I had a TKR in 2010 and never fully recovered. Always had pain and swelling even 2 1/2 years later. My doctor did a revision in 2012 and I have not recovered from that and it has been 10 months. I have constant pain and swelling so bad I can not be on my feet for more than an hour at a time! My knee gets so swollen I can't fit it into my pants leg. I had the blood allergy test and it came back a slight reaction to titanium and a mild reaction to nickel. My doctor said there is nothing more he can do for me. I am having the patch test done and my allergist said the blood test are unreliable as there is nt enough data to compare the results to. Can a mild reaction be enough to cause my problems with pain and swelling?
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