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Elephantiasis in legs, knee pain, unable to walk, lymph edema. Can I have full knee replacement?

I have elephantiasis in my legs, have sever pain in both knees, and unable to walk any distance. I am a 52 year old male, otherwise in good shape with no heart problems, low cholesterol , no diabetes, etc., just being 335lbs because of the lymphedema . My Orthopedic doctors tell me I am not a candidate for knee replacement . Is there a specific reason I would not be able to have full knee replacement surgery?
Asked On : Fri, 28 Sep 2012
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