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post #1 of 11 Old 03-22-2010, 10:40 PM Thread Starter
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More hip surgery

...no word of a lie.

After having had 3 pelvic reconstruction which would kill your average middle aged female, 2 hip scopes and 2 screw removals(along with 7 wrist reconstructions which we won't count), I have to go back in again!

This time I have to get all the metal hardware I have in my life left hip. They need to do an MRI-Arthrogram again(same thing, I've had about a dozen done over the years), but they can't do it with the metal in there. That means 5 screws are coming out. Crazy eh!
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It's ******ed...you just can't catch a dang break!
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post #3 of 11 Old 03-23-2010, 01:26 AM
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Gosh! You better start playing the lottery or something, 'cause you better have a BIG break coming your way!
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Hope it all goes well, that is pretty crazy.

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post #5 of 11 Old 03-23-2010, 01:22 PM
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That`s a good idea! Start buying those tickets!! :)
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Wow, that's horrible. When it rains it pours and it's been raining on you for a long time. I wish you luck with the surgery and hope all goes well. ((((HUGS))))

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Oh my goodness - Bless your heart! I am so sorry - I am wishing you well! Hope everything goes smoothly for you!
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It has been raining for a long time! I've got a fantastic support group(thank God).
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post #9 of 11 Old 03-23-2010, 05:11 PM
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Omgosh I'm sorry for that . You've gone through so much.

Really hope it'll be the last one.

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Thank you appreciate the support. It's really silly that in this day and age, with the technology we have, we still can't do these simple scans without having to go under the knife. Really a stupid risk over such a lack of performance which unfortunately the price the patients have to pay.

Thanks for all the support everyone.
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