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Knee problems

I have had 5 knee surgerys over the last 10 yrs.  I am in alot on pain do to my knee.  From the x rays in will be needing a replacement with in a few years.  If I tell the doctor to just replace it will he.  I have been told so many good thing things about replace and the big one is NO PAIN.  Im 25 years of age I do not no what to do or say?
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Total Knee Replacements have limitted longevity, and therefore, it is not advisable to undergo this surgery at your age unless there are extenuating circumstances.
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