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Are you familiar with any instances where the high cobalt and

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Are you familiar with any instances where the high cobalt and chromium levels in the blood stream caused by the recalled metal on metal hip joints have caused aching and pains in the legs and upper arms.
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Natasha replied 2 years ago.
Yes, they canhere is a great study which indicates so:http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3715816/
Expert:  Dr. Natasha replied 2 years ago.
https://www.mja.com.au/journal/2011/194/12/cobalt-toxicity-emerging-clinical-problem-patients-metal-metal-hip-prosthesesAnd yes, it can cause a bunch of symptoms- including inflammatory issuesI hope that this helped. PLease leave positive feedback for my time and expertise :-)
Customer: replied 2 years ago.

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Expert:  Dr. Natasha replied 2 years ago.
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