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Michelle
Been there....
Sun Aug 5, 2018 12:35pm
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It does take awhile, but your fear of reinfection does decrease over time. But it will ALWAYS be in the back of your brain.

Last month, I had a tooth get infected. I jumped on it immediately, but in the period of time it took for the infection to resolve, one of my hips got cranky. My first thought went to reinfection, but luckily the next day the crankiness was gone.

Having dealt with a prosthetic infection, it definitely primes your brain to leap there quickly.

  • feeling a bit dismaljoanbllt, Sat Jul 28 1:28pm
    I have been trying to increase my activity a bit after last year's multiple hip surgeries - but having some increased fatigue and soreness in the much operated on hip. Guess I'm worried about... more
    • feeling dismalRitzr35, Sun Jul 29 6:26am
      I haven't posted on here for a long time. But I read your post this morning and it prompted me to just reach out and tell you that you can do this! You've got the "fighter" spirit and you can be down ... more
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