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Could you have sex with a dislocated hip

A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Ayres
36 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Unlikely: A dislocated hip is very painful. Unless unconscious, it is unlikely that you could stand, walk, or find a comfortable position, much less have sex. P ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Guy Fogel
Dr. Guy Fogel answered
43 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Usually painful : Yes if joint is restored and there are no weak spots from fracture of the acetabulum. Just avoid the direction your hip dislocated in.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. G Jason Hunt
15 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Yes: Untreated or unrecognized dislocated hip as an infant can lead to abnormal development of the hip as an adult and become symptomatic.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce Prager
41 years experience Sports Medicine
Dislocated hip: A true dislocated hip is a surgical emergency. Do you mean that your hip feels like it wants to slide out of joint ? We need more information
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Yes as long as: You can as long as it is not too painful.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bradley Butkovich
26 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Eventually yes...: I certainly wouldn't try it while the fracture is healing which typically takes 6-8 weeks. Once healed it typically won't affect sexual intercourse
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jennifer Tucker
18 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Yes: If it has been stabilized, otherwise it will be very painful to try.
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ki-Hon Lin
24 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Yes: The main issue will be pain, so you may have to experiment with what works. Of course, don't do anything overly acrobatic or strenuous...
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krinick
41 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Is it your first: If it is trauma your chance of conservative care and a good response are good if this is the second time it is another story if the first episode is ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Orr
43 years experience Surgical Oncology
Yes: As long as you are not having pain there shouldn't be a problem.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Krishn Sharma
20 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
It really depends on: What you mean by "broken back". There are some injuries that you may be fine attempting sex and there are other injuries which would prevent you from ... Read More
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
It depend: If he they have to repair or have to trim. With trimming it take about 2 weeks if you disc job but if you have assembly work it take about 4 weeks. W ... Read More
A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Vasudha Kaushik
15 years experience Family Medicine
Likely torn rotator: It could be a torn portion of rotator cuff muscles/ligaments. It is possibly getting trapped in the joint space with movements and then getting releas ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Pfeifer
39 years experience Trauma Surgery
Hmm: Depends on where the fracture is exactly and your pain threshold. It'll probably hurt, so passive partner may be the way to go until it heals.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Higgs
32 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
It's nothing you did: There are a variety of contributing factors to patella dislocations. If you are 42 and just had your first then you will probably respond well to reh ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
33 years experience General Surgery
Yes: Groin (inguinal) hernias remain one of the most common operations performed by general surgeons such as myself. Traditional teaching was to repair al ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Rosenfeld
26 years experience Pain Management
Yes: A fracture to the bone of the spine by itself has no neurologic effects. Injury to the spinal cord can cause diminished sexual function.
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Waldman
28 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Pain and Swelling: Infections in joint replacements can be very hard to diagnose. Generally, doctors with use blood tests, radiographic tests, aspirations (a tap of the ... Read More
A 52-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Galland
31 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Scapula: Unfortunately x-rays can't determine the presence or absence of a soft tissue injury like a rotator cuff tear. They are primarily used to evaluate the ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Qamar Khan
16 years experience Pain Management
Snapping Hip: This condition is usually curable with appropriate treatment, or sometimes it heals spontaneously. If it is painless, there is little cause for concer ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sinclair
37 years experience Family Medicine
Carefully!: If you really really have to have sex, then make sure you have a brace on that protects your knee. If your knee is hurting, stop. You could end up wit ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ki-Hon Lin
24 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Yes, but: Only when given clearance by his surgeon. You may be able to have sex within a few weeks of surgery, especially if you choose your positions wisely.

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