Patient : I had surgery on my IT band. I ended up with 3 infections after the surgery from stitches that wouldn't dissolve. I have had 3 anit-inflammatory shots, 1 cortisone shot,and I am now taking prescription naproxen, using voltaren gel, and taking lortabs as needed. I still have severe aching in my knee almost every day. My knee is also sunk in where the incision is. Could the aching be from the infections and now it is something worse?
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