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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

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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel McClurg
Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
Relocation: Whether the hip is artificial or native prompt reduction decreases pain and restores function. Due to the spasm of very large muscles around the hip ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Waldman
28 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
See a physician: A truly dislocated hip is a surgical emergency and requires admission to a hospital.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kim Fagan
Dr. Kim Fagan answered
33 years experience Sports Medicine
Relocation: Relocation of a dislocated hip usually requires the use of sedation and therefore done in the hospital setting. Xrays are taken prior to relocation to ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Park answered
49 years experience Pediatrics
Usually not: With a proper treatment rendered within 2 weeks from birth, late sequelae are pretty uncommon.
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Michalski
35 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Hip dislocation: Immediate pain, swelling, deformity, with inability to ambulate. Get xray asap and see your orthopedic surgeon.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Deberardino
31 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Shoulder more common: Statistically speaking, you are more likely to dislocate your shoulder than your hip.
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
44 years experience General Surgery
Get an opinion: from an orthopedic surgeon because you might have chronic dislocation. You probably would need an operation to fix it.
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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 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Boyer
17 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Extreme pain: Pain is the primary symptom, with inability to walk or even move a secondary. It usually takes a large amount of force to dislocate a hip, and a larg ... Read More

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