I saw the orthopaedic surgeon this morning and I have been put down for a hip replacement. I asked about being on 19mg pred and he said "No problems, we see patients all the time on steroids, we can cope" I feel that I have at least got somewhere today regarding my hip. I am to have physiotherapy before the operation and have been given exercises to strengthen my knees. Hopefully I can lower the steroids even more by the time I should have the operation.
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