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chas62 posted:
Had a makoplasty done on my right knee two months ago, the next day my doctor removed a tubing from the side of my knee, That is when I felt a pain as he was removing it, Since then I haven' felt the knee the same way. I don't feel heat or cold compressess and pain medication is to no use. I have been visiting him every three weeks and the results when I leave is the same. Last thing he requested for me to do was a EMG and the results was it may go away in a couple of months. Just would like to know is this normal or am I going to have to live with this for the rest of my life?
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_swank_ responded:
I don't quite understand what you're asking. You say you don't "feel the knee the same way". What does that mean? You feel pain? You feel nothing? If it's numb then yes, that is something that can happen after surgery. Sometimes feeling comes back, sometimes not. There's no way to predict and nothing you can do about it anyway. There are parts of my knee that I haven't been able to feel in 40 years. Other parts the feeling came back.