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after hip replacement ok to use heat and cold

A 57-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Yes: When you have two total hips replacement this means you have arthritis, the cold weather have a great deal of effect on arthritis in general and espe ... Read More
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A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. Veena Govila
59 years experience Internal Medicine
Cold sores: Cold sores after the surgery? I see you are already on zovirax (acyclovir). Just use lip balm.
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Haley
32 years experience Psychiatry
Not really: It's going to diminish lung function a bit, and thereby indirectly affect healing and overall health, but it does not have the vasoconstrictive effect ... Read More
A 73-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christopher Ferguson
18 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Probably: In general, yes. You should ask the surgeon who performed your hip replacement as there may be specific restrictions based on the operative findings.
A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Louis Gallia
44 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
6 months: At least 6 months. The person you want to ask that question is the orthopedic surgeon doing the hip replacement. He/she should make the call. Also, th ... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Orrin Ailloni-Charas
28 years experience Anesthesiology
Surgery for : A hip replacement, including the anesthesia time, should take about two to three hours.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Michalski
35 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Hip replacement: Ask your orthopedic surgeon who did procedure. Some restrictions occur more with posterior approach vs. The direct anterior approach.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ki-Hon Lin
24 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Yes, but: Yes, but caution is advised and you are accepting that you are of course at higher risk than someone who has not has a hip replacement. Remember and ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Boyer
17 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Walking and stairs: The muscles you want to strengthen most are those that move your hip and also stabilize the hip replacement. Walking and stairs are the easiest thing ... Read More
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A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Post Op Care: Most likely yes. But none of us here can see what the post op instructions from your surgeon were or what the complications were or are to your surger ... Read More
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