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Posted by: vees | 2011/08/09

hip replacement

I need a hip replacement but due to a skin graph done and not healed i cannot have this done now Is there something els that can be done to aleviate pain in leg and be able to walk i am 53 years and cannot take it it anymore

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If you have osteoarthritis and have insufficient skin over the hip for an operation there is no surgery possible. You should take the appropriate pain killers - there is no other treatment available at this stage

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