I am a 43 year old white female. I have had multiple titanium implants including my left hip, a right shoulder hemi, and a left shoulder resurfacing (titanium cap). My left shoulder has been increasingly painful for some time now. A bone scan revealed a heavily increased blood flow there. I was told it could mean either the titanium has loosened, or my shoulder could be infected. I would like to know what to expect and what my options are. Thank you so much for your time and consideration.