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Recommend treatment for knee replacement

Hello, My name is Bernice, I have had rheumatoid arthritis and fibromyalgia since 1998. I have had a finger joint replaced, multiple knee surgeries and just went today to have surgical screws removed from feet. My finger and my toes have both rejected these implants and had to be removed, I also need a right knee replacement but is fearful do to possible RA rejection of implant. I would like to get an athletic knee
Fri, 22 May 2015
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Hi.
I would like to know what material was your finger replacement Implant made of.
The material used for knee implant is not same as for fingers so possibility of reaction is less.
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Recommend treatment for knee replacement

Hi. I would like to know what material was your finger replacement Implant made of. The material used for knee implant is not same as for fingers so possibility of reaction is less.