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does a bone graft hurt badly when harvested from your hip

A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Yes they do: It is a painful procedure but if you need it it is worth it.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Bolesta
39 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Yes, but: Harvesting a bone graft removes bone, but most of the time you cannot tell. It depends on what part of the pelvis the bone comes from, how much bone i ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Kong
Dr. John Kong answered
17 years experience Dentistry
Depends: It depends on the extent of defect and what the dentist is trying to accomplish. The dentist can always obtain autogenous bone intraorally. Also cad ... Read More
A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Let me understand: Did you have hip replacement? If you did you should not pain if you did not may it is something to think about. Write me back.
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A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steven Brown
38 years experience Hand Surgery
Good idea: The incision should be healed to the point where the sutures can be removed at approximately 10 days. The hip is often exposed to minor trauma so woul ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Ayres
36 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
What?: It's not clear what your question is asking. When you do a hip replacement, a bone braft may be carried out to supplement inadequate bone loss. Freq ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Majid Jamali
25 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Bone graft : Consolidation usually takes two months.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Russell Lieblick
20 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Quite Painful : It is quite painful and can cause disturbances in your ability to walk for a while. It's also necessary to stay in the hospital for at least a day fol ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Harry Dollahite
Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
Four weeks : I am going to make a couple of assumptions. Since this was a bone graft to the scaphoid bone, I am presuming that is small bone graft and was taken fr ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Michalski
35 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Jog: Generally speaking, yes, if you have graft that doesn't go into the joint surface.

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