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Knee pain Artharitis
Hi, My Mother-in-law is suffering from severe knee pain. Weight 73 kgs and Height 4'11inch. She can't walk outside but manage to do household work with very slow movement. She was under medication long back ( 6 years ago). BMI around 33. Should we go for bariartric surgury before kee replacement?
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Dr. Vinod Kumar A.C
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first consult orthopedic surgeon get evaluated for knee , if it is operable he will suggest otherwise go for weight loss treatment
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Dr. Harisha N L
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Try simple methods of weight loss first...Consult dietitian fallow their advice with out failure if no results you have many other options before bariartric surgery... Consult nearest plastic surgeon they will guide you further.
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