Knee replacement

My father has the knee pain on the right leg and underwent the knee replacement surgery and now he is having pain on the left leg, so is it suggestible to have knee replacement surgery for the left leg also..
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Dr. Swathi S Aithal Bangalore | General Physician
Hello, I understand your feeling and also your concern towards your father. Knee replacement is the surgery if choice for OSTEO ARTHRITIS. It is indicated in patients with advanced stage if the OA is advance stage be treated by medicines. First youngster your father to a orthopedic doctor and follow his advice. Thank you
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