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Is 38 years old too early for a knee replacement ?

Can i get a knee replacement when im only 38 years old I have bad arthiritis in my knees
Asked On : Thu, 14 Apr 2011
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Orthopaedic Surgeon, Joint Replacement 's  Response
hi melissa
yes 38 yrs is too early/no doubts regarding that, as you have to start thinking of revision after 15 yrs +/- even with a knee well done , but then is it so bad . do try to defer till its inevitable would suggest at least till you are 50 years .till then please try physiotherapy/ viscosupplements
wishing you good health
Answered: Fri, 13 Jul 2012
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Orthopaedic Surgeon Dr. S S Soni's  Response
Please mail your latest X-ray to observe whether your kneee are really that bad, for Total knee Replacement??
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Answered: Thu, 14 Apr 2011
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Orthopaedic Surgeon, Joint Replacement Dr. Sunil Dewangan's  Response
If it is really total worn out, then definitely answer is yes , and its biological age is considered not the chronologicla age for replacment..............
I hope this is useful to you.................
Answered: Fri, 13 Jul 2012
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