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My mother had a metal ceramic liner hip replacement 7 yes ago.

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My mother had a metal ceramic liner hip replacement 7 yes ago. She is now 87 and was in good health But Her Kidneys Are now Operating At 4 % and her hip is very painful. I think this may be metallosis and want to arrange a private blood test. Can this be done without the gp having good to be involved and if so how please? The go hasn't even heard of metallosis and kidney specialist isn't replying to my message.
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 2 years ago.
Hello. I'm Dr. Phil, licensed and practicing internist. Excellent service is my goal.
yes you can arrange for a blood test of heavy metals.
I would try to find a naturopath in your area.
where do you live?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.

Hythe,Southampton. Would the naturopath arrange the blood test? Many thanks for your reply.

Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 2 years ago.
Yes, they would
here is a link to a naturopath that can help
Customer: replied 2 years ago.

Sorry I can't see the Link.

Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 2 years ago.
http://www.naturopath-eav.co.uk/