2nd TKR aka revision TKR.
My first TKR left leg eventually was replaced after bone scan revealed plus my continued nagging my Sports Surgeon something felt odd in the new knee(1year old) a loose implant.
The revised knee implant resulted in a bleeding set back and some 20+ staples to close the wound area .
Since then I have and still am experiencing swelling on the left knee which has been drained of fluid blood mix each 4 to 6 weeks amounts varying 60 to 90 ccs.
I have during the 18 or so months stents. To alleviate bleeding to the inside of my knee 6 iinplants and additional 8 stents by a Specialist.
My knee discomfort is a mix of swellings to the outside ( looks like half grapefruit in size) shooting pains 11 scale.
My newly added Orthopedic Specialist , the 4th in the Group has recently suggested I see a Rheumatologist to get their diagnosis.
Tired of shaking of heads and puzzled expressions from my Group of Sports Specialists , I’m hoping for any help with the exception of a Parrot, eye patch and peg leg. MH
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Left knee with revision TKR
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