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Dislocated hip during pregnancy

A 34-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
Dr. Audie Rolnick
Orthopedic Surgery 40 years experience
Reduce hip: Needs to get back in socket. Whether native hip or prosthesis is extremely painful. Needs to be reduced . Need to determine why it went out. That prob... Read More

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A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Waldman
Orthopedic Surgery 29 years experience
See a physician: A truly dislocated hip is a surgical emergency and requires admission to a hospital.
Dr. Michael Patney
Orthopedic Surgery 33 years experience
Have it evaluated: A dislocated hip in a young person like yourself is bad news. It needs to be reduced immediately to restore the blood supply to the ball of the hip j... Read More
Dr. John Michalski
Orthopedic Surgery 36 years experience
Dislocated hip: This is an orthopedic emergency that requires immediate attention and relocation by an orthopedic surgeon.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kim Fagan
Sports Medicine 34 years experience
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
Dr. Darren Corteen
Orthopedic Surgery 25 years experience
Urgent reduction: Dislocated hip must be promptly reduced (relocated) as soon as identified for a number of reasons. Number one left in a dislocated position it is gen... Read More
Dr. Edward Hellman
Orthopedic Surgery 29 years experience
Immediate reduction: Immediate and urgent reduction, typically with some form of sedation.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Parkanswered
Pediatrics 50 years experience
Usually not: With a proper treatment rendered within 2 weeks from birth, late sequelae are pretty uncommon.
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Michalski
Orthopedic Surgery 36 years experience
Hip dislocation: Immediate pain, swelling, deformity, with inability to ambulate. Get xray asap and see your orthopedic surgeon.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Deberardino
Orthopedic Surgery 32 years experience
Shoulder more common: Statistically speaking, you are more likely to dislocate your shoulder than your hip.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
General Surgery 45 years experience
Get an opinion: from an orthopedic surgeon because you might have chronic dislocation. You probably would need an operation to fix it.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Ayres
Orthopedic Surgery 37 years experience
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
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Boyer
Orthopedic Surgery 18 years experience
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
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Michalski
Orthopedic Surgery 36 years experience
Dislocated hip: If it is a tha or a significant trauma, reduce it usually in the or setting. If it is chronically dislocated, such as ddh or neuromuscular disorders, ... Read More

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