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    perryeve posted:
    need hip revision surgery Had my hip replaced 20 years ago cementless, now i am in pain . my bones are weak i have had several fractures what do I do. anybody have a suggestion for me.


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    JudithKi responded:
    Hi, They will cement it in and they have come a long way in 20 years ,they may have a good solution . i had a new hip 18 months ago at 50 and dread the fact of having to have a revision eventually but it is worth it to get rid of the pain...good luck, it is amazing what they can do


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