i see surgeon in the morning i need advice

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jenna352
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Date Joined Apr 2011
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   Posted Today 7:45 PM (GMT -6)   
hey ladies/gentlemen i see my surgeon in the am. wondering what kind of questions should i ask him? also i noticed today when i try to walk something sticks out of my thigh like it bulges out and its hard and painful. also having backpain

1 month post op knee arthoscopy,not walking w/ severe pain. also ladies i had a hysterectomy in2006 and i get bad hot flashes how can i help that? i am only 28. i needed it because i had cancer

Betsey Ross
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   Posted Today 8:04 PM (GMT -6)   
Jenna
Welcome to our forum. I am sorry you are having trouble and you are scared. Tell the surgeon when the bulge first appeared-has it grown in size or stayed the same size-Has it always been hard or was it ever soft and pallable.
Backpain when did that start and does it travel or is it localized- is it in your spine or lower back really figure out where it is for him. knee problem are you doing physical therapy for the knee and how long has that been going on-any swelling of knee-can knee cap move or is it stuck in one place- the surgeon is he a knee specialist I hope so What did you have done during your arthoscopy of knee? Hot flashes- need to be minimized without taking hormones because of the cancer issue -talk to him about that to hot flashes can wear you out.and interfere with sleep patterns. Please let us know how you made out. write everything down before your appointment so you wont miss anything.. Be strong and hang in there



soft Hugs(((Jenna))))

Betsey
crushed lower knee and vertical fx of yibia/external fixator placed/plates and screws and tried to place big pieces of cartiledge under knee cap/tremendous pain in affected legcontinously without improving/allergic to metal in left leg/leg isnt straight/need metal removed in July/wait 6 months for healing/then toatal knee replacement/straighten out leg/more phsyxical therapy/take opana er

Chartreux
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   Posted 4/25/2011 8:24 AM (GMT -6)   
Jenna,
Ask why your knee is still very painful? maybe ask about a contrast mri of your knee...
I hope things go good at your appointment and keep us posted as we are concerned.
Well wishes....
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