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I had knee replacement surgery about 7 years ago. Have had

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I had knee replacement surgery about 7 years ago. Have had problems ever since. Trouble bending and straightening my knee. Had a scope to clean out scar tissue, but still can't straighten my leg. This is starting to cause back trouble. What can be done to straighten my leg?
JA: What seems to make the symptoms worse or better? Have you noticed any swelling?
Customer: It's hard to tell it has always been bigger then my other knee. But I have iced it and nothing changes.
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: I have kidney disease and take blood pressure pills
Submitted: 12 days ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 12 days ago.

Hi, this is Dr Phil, here to assist you. I am Board Certified with over 10 years of experience. I will respond with my answer shortly. Thank you.

Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 12 days ago.

have you considered a revision surgery?

Customer: replied 12 days ago.
I hate to have to go through that again, but that might be the only solution. But what is to guarantee this won"t happen again?
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 12 days ago.

There is no guarantee

The question is can you live with it like it is.

If so, then there is nothing you should do.
if you can't then you have to have surgery.

It is the only option

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Customer: replied 12 days ago.
I can't call now I have an appointment. Can I call later this afternoon?
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 12 days ago.

i can't provide a call now but we can chat later here

Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 9 days ago.

Thanks for this question.

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