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CAN NOT DEAL WITH PAIN ANYMORE!!!
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BForr posted:
I am 15 years post ACL repair. I tore my ACL and fractured my knee in three places while in the Marine Corps. The surgeon at Bethesda Naval Hospital did a great job repairing the ACL. However 15 years later I deal with constant pain, swelling, my knee buckles and gives out on me and there is a loud audiable painful pop when I straighten my leg that can be heard across the room. I am a current patient with the VA, I went to the doctor there with the symptoms, he ordered x-rays, MRI and did a complete (so he says) exam on my knee only to say there is nothing wrong. What should I do now? I can not deal with the pain much longer. On a pain scale of 1-10 it is a constant 7 or 8 and shoots to a 10 plus at least 5 times a day.
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Caprice_WebMD_Staff responded:
Hi BForr and welcome to WebMD,

I am sorry to hear how much pain you are in and encourage you to post on our Knee & Hip Replacement community for feedback from others who may have some thoughts for you, while you're waiting for responses here.
We must let go of the life we have planned, so as to accept the one that is waiting for us. ~Joseph Campbell


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