Kris Jenner Reacts to Needing a Hip Replacement and Becoming "Somebody Older Than I Feel"

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In Thursday's episode of "The Kardashians," Kris Jenner decides to consult an orthopedic surgeon after ongoing pain in her right hip.

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The pain is so disruptive that Jenner tells the doctor she "literally couldn't walk" without a cane the prior week, per People.

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"The pain that I've been feeling seems to be getting in the way of my life and that is not something that I can really tolerate or have the patience for," she says, according to People

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"I have this beautiful fabulous life and I have so many kids and grandkids that I want to share it with.

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All I wanna do is fix the problem and move on so I can live the best, longest life possible." Jenner adds she received a set of x-rays, as well as an MRI and a CT scan.

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The doctor's news comes as a shock to the 66-year-old businesswoman: she needs hip replacement surgery. Also called total hip arthroplasty

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hip replacement surgery involves removing damaged parts of the hip joint and replacing the damaged areas with a prosthetic joint (usually made of metal, ceramic, and/or very hard plastic)

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to help reduce pain and improve mobility, according to the Mayo Clinic. Usually, arthritis is the most common cause of hip replacement surgery, says the Mayo Clinic.

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