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I am recovering from a knee replacement and have had an

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I am recovering from a knee replacement and have had an infection treated with antibiotics. I’m still Getting hot sweats and suffering from pain and lack of sleep. I have no appetite and lost 5kg in two weeks. I feel exhausted. Can you recommend some homeopathic remedies to aid my recovery?
Submitted: 8 days ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Shahid Karim replied 8 days ago.

Hi, thanks for getting in touch. Could you tell me a little more about what you'd like to discuss? Thanks

Customer: replied 8 days ago.
I would like some help
With my post survival recovery and wanted to see if homeopathy could help?
Customer: replied 8 days ago.
Surgical recovery
Expert:  Shahid Karim replied 8 days ago.

I see, thanks. Is that in terms of pain relief?

Customer: replied 8 days ago.
but also my extreme fatigue, sweats and general malaise which I assume is post surgery symptoms. I also have no appetite and have had antibiotics whi h I think have upset my system.
Expert:  Shahid Karim replied 8 days ago.

Understood, well certainly this is quite common following antibiotics and I would start by saying taking a regular probiotic supplement alongside regular live yoghurt is known to be very helpful indeed.

Expert:  Shahid Karim replied 8 days ago.

Otherwise Arnica and Belladonna based supplements are definitely known for pain relief qualities

Customer: replied 8 days ago.
Is it reasonable to have lost weight and feel so unwell?
Expert:  Shahid Karim replied 8 days ago.

You do need blood tests to see if there is ongoing infection and remember this is nearly every cell of your body burning energy to fight such a recovery through surgery and then an infection too so you have to understand that this takes a massive toll on the body, it takes time above anything else.