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Hi everyone

Apologies for a quiet few days but it has been an intense time. Overall way better experience than the first hip replacement.

Have been walking on frame for 4 days now and crutches for two days.

Respiratory has been the issue. Have ended up with a chest infection of the “nasty little” variety. Several days of raised temperatures but not high 38.4C. Had a chest X-ray.

Seem I have a combination bronchitis mild pneumonia, and some pulmonary emboli. Red sputum etc.

Coming out the other side. Enjoying WAY better mobility with the Zimmer Ceramic on ceramic revision system. Will post a photo of the X-ray when I can.

I know I am in the slow lane for hip replacements but I am in the fast lane for complex revisions.

Here is a photo of the stapled wound area.

Earl

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