Q: Do I have a case?
I have Multiple Sclerosis & had osteonecrosis from steroids. The surgeon gave me one option, partial knee replacement. He did warn me of a possible MS exacerbation and I said I understand that, I have had them before. He did not warn of permanent disability, severe muscle spasms, stiffness, swelling, constant pain, the loss of muscle in my leg, that the surgery is barbaric, the possibility of multiple knee surgeries due to spasms damaging the replacement, the financial and physical burden of ongoing treatments and a drastically lowered quality of life. I have become dependent on my spouse to care for me and take me to dr visits & therapy. It’s put a heavy burden on me and my family. Financially, emotionally & physically.
I developed an infection at one of the puncture sites and the nurse asked me to email a picture of the site and prescribed antibiotics. Didn’t seem too worried. I had to go to another Dr to take care of this.
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