I Am Waiting For a Hip Replacement

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    Waiting A Year For Hip Surgery

    I had problems with an aching leg at night for a couple of years but no other complaints.  Then suddenly last August I started limping, and the x-ray indicated I had advanced arthritis of my hip.  In October I was diagnosed with breast cancer, had surgery for that, waited for...
    Dianna7 Dianna7
    61-65
    1 Response May 26, 2011

    My Life Is On Hold

    I spent New Year's Eve in the hospital having a total hip replacement (right hip).  The relief was incredible, & now, after physiotherapy plus faithfully walking each & every day with my (wonderful) dogs, that hip is as good as new. Unfortunately, my left hip is...
    angelkane angelkane
    56-60
    1 Response Jul 2, 2008

    Dreading Another Surgery...

    I found out 3 months ago that I needed my right hip replaced. We scheduled it for Nov 12th. My doctor had to go in for back surgery himself so it's been postponed until 12/20. I'm so nervous already and this delay is just dragging out the agony. Does anyone have any advice about...
    sublimajik sublimajik
    56-60, F
    1 Response Nov 3, 2012

    Just Had First Of Two Hip Replacements

    I am the proud owner of a new hip (THR) , and yes I am only 45. I discovered that I have Osteoarthritis due to Rheumatic Fever, and other mishaps, that began really bothering me about a year ago. I worked, and waited for the replacement for about 8 months. I am now just 6...
    GrodOnorth GrodOnorth
    41-45
    2 Responses Feb 23, 2011
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