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Hip Replacement AGAIN...same hip
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An_246713 posted:
I had THR one year ago and have had severe thigh pain ever since. Now my doctor says I have to have it redone because the bone didn't grown into the prosthetic and the metal is loose. He proposes drilling a deeper hole and putting in a different metal spike into the leg. Is this right? He says I am part of the lucky 1% whose bone does not adhere to the metal. Any insights anyone?
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KevinHilton responded:
Make sure there isn't an occult infection present.
 
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georgia888 responded:
I recommend seeking a second and possibly even a third opinion.
Good luck!
georgia


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