can you get a flu shot if you have a hip replacement with metal?

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Answered: Hip relacement

Most hip implants ahve been reported to fail due to defective component used by the manufacturer. Biomet is one of the makers that faced a number of lawsuits because of their faulty device. Read more @ http://www.rotlaw.com/biomet/ .

Answered: Yreka Flu Shots?

Were you able to find a place?

Answered: Shots

No, you must be certified to give shots, as the average "lay-person" could do more harm than good.

Answered: Riding a horse after hip replacement

Thank you so much for your response. I did try and ride a bit but the nerves got the best of me. Actually, I have moved to the Caribbean and scuba dive for my fun. Very low inpact and the scenery is spectacular !

Answered: Did you get a flu shot this year?

Oh I believe ! I believe in every thing they say , they are looking out for our best interests . such wonderful people . do you really know what you are getting ? How come animals don,t get cancer , diabetes ect . Eat organic , don,t take drugs , boost up your immune system . mmm give me some MSG ...

Answered: Can i have hip replacement surgery and still work as a truck driver?

You may have your work back, yes, but maybe you need to be extra careful that time. Your hip, just like your knee carries the mass of your body. You also have to consider that time when you have your hip replacement surgery, it may cause failure to your surgery if you insist yourself in that kind of ...
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Flu shot

I get a flu shot every year like clockwork and haven't had the flu in thirty years. One time was certainly more than enough. If you don't like sitting on the cold bathroom floor wishing you would die with dots blinking in front of your red eyes, please get the shot. Anyone with illness, asthma ...

Can I exercise with a hip replacment?

Nobody here is qualified to make a diagnosis. Check with your doctor for recommendations.

After hip replacement will I be able to bowl or go horse-back riding?

I bowled a 621 3 game series 2 weeks and 2 days after my right hip replacement surgery. I am right handed so I finish on my left leg. No way could it be done the other way. It was painful (not in the hip but leg muscles). I had to modify my delivery after 2 warm up shots I moved almost 2 feet ...

Surgical & non surgical options following multiple dislocation of

This page may help you answer some of your questions - http://www.ohsu.edu/xd/health/services/ortho/getting-treatment/services/hip-services/treatment/index.cfm . You may want to email one of the hip specialists at OHSU - ortho@ohsu.edu