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Mr.Box

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So - How big are your scars?
« on: October 06, 2012, 12:49:58 PM »
Scars ?

Perverts.

Left hip - 9 inches
Right hip - 10 inches

As measured by my nurse after returning home.
« Last Edit: October 14, 2012, 12:54:40 PM by Pat Walter »
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« Reply #1 on: October 06, 2012, 01:08:40 PM »
Mines on the large side it's around 10-11".
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« Reply #2 on: October 06, 2012, 01:16:50 PM »
Left hip 7 inches, beautiful job!!

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« Reply #3 on: October 06, 2012, 03:23:46 PM »
12inches. But then I do have rather large thighs unfortunately.
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« Reply #4 on: October 06, 2012, 09:20:41 PM »
Mine is Dr Gross's norm of 4". Don't know how he gets his hands in there, but it seems to work for him.
John/ Left uncemented Biomet/ Dr Gross/ 6-16-08
Right uncemented Biomet/Dr Gross/ 4/25/18

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« Reply #5 on: October 06, 2012, 10:41:04 PM »
Mr B, you must be feeling better if you can worry about the scars.  My right side is fading so fast I could only measure 4 inches of it.  My left is 7 inches but it was hard to measure.  I think they were around 8 inches but I wouldn't care if they were from my thigh to the middle of my back, my hips feel great.  I ran four miles this morning and then spent the rest of the day going up and down the ladder putting the cedar siding on my house.

Don't worry Mr B,  you'll be feeling this good soon.
Bilateral, Dr Scott Marwin, NYU Joint Disease Hosp, 11/15/11

Mr.Box

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« Reply #6 on: October 07, 2012, 11:25:07 PM »
I'm starting to feel really good. Still have lots of clunking going on... but then again I haven't been extremely diligent with my PT. I'm happy that I'm able to do most of the things I want to do on my own again. I can't wait till I'm back to normal and doing everything I want to do without the pain I've felt for almost a decade. The discomfort I've been in the last few weeks is nothing compared to the daily discomfort I've experienced post op with strenuous activity. I've had the " light at the end of the tunnel moment " a lot of us describe during our recovery and I can't wait to reach it.

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« Reply #7 on: October 08, 2012, 12:08:58 PM »
Mr. Box - just keep up the enjoying. The clunking stayed on for me in diminishing amounts until about seven months went by.

Not so it sounded like Monty Python and the Holy Grail knights, but so I noticed. I still notice slight shifting after a hard workout, but nothing I think about.
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« Reply #8 on: October 08, 2012, 08:06:24 PM »
Pat has a Poll on scar length and clunking in the polls section.  You can find lots of stats on this there.

Both of mine are about 6 or so inches.  Surprisingly they are fading.  Next Summer I'll be able to wear the Speedo like I own the beach.    ::)
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« Reply #9 on: October 10, 2012, 03:26:18 PM »
Mine is just under 4" (Dr. Gross), but the 100-watt complexion of my butt cheek makes "fading" seem unlikely.
Andy - Right Biomet uncemented HR with Dr. Gross on 1/11/2012......GO BOILERS!

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Re: So - How big are your ...
« Reply #10 on: October 11, 2012, 09:41:01 AM »
Haven't measured mine but it goes from top left of my right buttock round to the right side of my thigh. Pretty big but who cares? The new scar is fantastic compared to the ones from when I was 6 and 8 years old they are really thick and still very obvious, not sure if that is because they are scar on scar though.
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« Reply #11 on: October 14, 2012, 02:45:27 AM »
I think my scar tells a better story than my tat!  8)
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Re: So - How big are your scars?
« Reply #12 on: October 14, 2012, 01:32:32 PM »
I'm going to draw one on my ass with a marker pen so I don't feel left out. For the record, I'm gonna make it 8 inches  ;D
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Re: So - How big are your scars?
« Reply #13 on: October 14, 2012, 05:31:26 PM »
Hilarious.
Hernan, LHR 8/24/2010, RHR 11/29/2010 - Cormet, Dr. Snyder

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Re: So - How big are your scars?
« Reply #14 on: October 14, 2012, 11:26:20 PM »
9" - curved like a shark bite... at least that's what I tell the kids at the swimming pool!
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Re: So - How big are your scars?
« Reply #15 on: October 14, 2012, 11:29:08 PM »
I'm going to draw one on my ass with a marker pen so I don't feel left out. For the record, I'm gonna make it 8 inches  ;D

Quite the image I have now Anna!!  ;D
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Re: So - How big are your scars?
« Reply #16 on: October 18, 2012, 07:24:19 AM »
I got the missus to take a photo and posted it in the gallery. I was shocked at how good it looked compared to my old Perthes scars. Don't spend much time looking at my own butt.
RBHR Mr McMinn 6th December 2011.
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Re: So - How big are your scars?
« Reply #17 on: November 13, 2012, 01:04:08 AM »
5 inches in the front of my leg, not at all raised but dented in instead.
Left BHR 1/9/12 Dr. Schmitt

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Re: So - How big are your scars?
« Reply #18 on: November 15, 2012, 12:52:41 AM »
4 inches, from Dr. Gross. Lyn

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Re: So - How big are your scars?
« Reply #19 on: November 15, 2012, 12:54:09 PM »
4 inches and 5 inches ? McMinn obviousely isn't into small incisions. Neither is Treacey looking at the gallery pics
RBHR Mr McMinn 6th December 2011.
Tripped and crushed head under cap 31st January 2012.
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