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I have no knee in my right leg. It was removed 10 years age.

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I have no knee in my right leg. It was removed 10 years age. I am 74 years old and use a electric wheel chair . I take 5mg of oxy every morning yet by noon the pain returns. ON the scale my pain is 8 to 10
JA: What seems to make the symptoms worse or better? Have you noticed any swelling?
Customer: The knee swells each day. Some days like a melon
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: I lost my knee with a mersa infection. Had bypass and on a pacemaker
Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Scott replied 2 months ago.

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Expert:  Dr. Scott replied 2 months ago.

Have you ever had the fluid drained and analyzed?

Expert:  Dr. Scott replied 2 months ago.

I would recommend getting the fluid drained and analyzed.

In the meantime, you can try to wear a brace or compression stocking to prevent the swelling.

I hope this helps!
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