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I'm having a Problem with my total knee replacement

I had total knee replacement surgery 12/28/20 & it's now 2/25/21 & my knee is still swollen,  I can't bend it all the way back. I'm unable 2 lift it straight up or straighten it without help & that with pain. When I walk it give out without warning or locks up. I feel pain in my ankle, thight & behind my knee. 1 more thing it's unable 2 support my full weight. Is any of this normal? Help me Please... I need to get back 2 work ASAP
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You need to talk to your surgeon.  And maybe a different surgeon.  But this is pretty common with this kind of thing.  Everyone heals at their own pace, some do the rehab religiously and some don't, and a lot of the time orthopedic surgeries just don't work.  You need to see docs.
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Did your surgeon do any testing for allergies to metals? I found out I’m allergic to Nickel. My Surgeon told me if they had implanted the typical joint my body would have rejected it. He said the knee swelling and pain would never go away after surgery and the only fix would have been to remove them. I had Ceramic Titanium double knee replacements that are more expensive, but my only option.
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I had both knees replaced in June and October 2021 and experienced swelling for less than two months afterward. Religiously went through PT after each surgery and all is well today.
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