10 years post tkr op. Anyone else that far?

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Just fell and bent knee way beyond its maximum. Heard a cracking/crunching sound and I am in excruciating pain. Should I go to a&e?

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    Also, if anyone needs any questions answered I've had both knees done. Something of an expert now! First one was 10 years ago (@35 years of age) and other knee done 4 years ago.

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    Yes I think so Brenda - you would if you HADN'T had a TKR. You may have damaged tendons/ligaments and they need attending to.

    Have you got transport? Dont use it more than you must for the moment - and a 999 call may be in order, they'll advise you.

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    Oh Brenda I hope you are ok I would go and get it checked out to be on the safe side let me know what they said, hope someone can take you be safe and take care xx
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    I would just incase.x
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    Ouch, that sound like it hurt, I'm sure your probably sitting in A&E at this moment, but we are all here rooting for you and saying a prayer hoping its just a sprain and nothing major.

    You take care

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    hi you should be at hosptial imedeatly check for internal bleeding discoulering of wound and swelling please see the specialist so they can exray and make sure all is ok
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    Oh Brenda, you are no doubt sitting in a&e now (at least I hope you are or have been).

    I hope it all turns out right for you.

    You being a TKR survivor, we could do with your input.

    Let us know how you get on.

    Hugs

    XX

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    YES Nearly 12 Years cheesygrin  now awaiting Right Knee On Waiting List eek

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    So nice to get such a lot of support! So I rested it for a bit and while I was lying down it felt ok but i couldn't lift it up and when I try to bend it the pain is shocking and feels like there is something inside! So I am in a&e now (it's busy too!) But sitting on this chair is the wrong angle for the knee and is not helping!

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      Hope all goes well and there is no bad damage done.  strangely enough, I fell on my knee this week too . .well, on both knees.  Hurts,  but nowhere near as bad as yours!  I've heard that these knee replacements are actually as strong as the original knee, so hopefully all you have damaged is the surrounding flesh, tendons etc. . Stil, no fun at all!!!

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