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fatigue after hip replacement

A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Fisher
38 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
6-12 weeks: Most patients will feel fatigue for for 1-3 months after a hip replacement surgery. This is related to the anesthesia, blood loss, and rehabilitatio ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ralph Salvagno
38 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Very common: Following hip or knee replacement fatigue is common. The body is mobilizing all its nutritional resources to heal the surgical site and often patients ... Read More
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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bahman Omrani
16 years experience Pain Management
Usually due to : Infection or adverse effect of medication. There are obviously many possibilities. Sepsis should be evaluated for in someone with low wbc, low plt, ne ... Read More
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A 67-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Goldman
54 years experience Rheumatology
See your physician: You need to see your physician to be certain there is not a post operative hip infection. This may not be the case and your problems may be related ... Read More
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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience Family Medicine
I suggest orthopedic: and PT consultations and evaluation. Joint pain requires further evaluation and imaging.
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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 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
Speak to your doc: Perhaps they will give you an alternative pain killer. I would also recommend you ice as much as possible. Keep yourself well hydrated.
A 67-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Uncommon: If your sciatic pain has been going on for 8 months, you may be dealing with a herniated lumbar disc and an MRI of your lumbosacral spine would be wor ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jacek Jodelka
13 years experience Internal Medicine
Moderately risky: It's considered a surgery with moderately high risk (blood loss, anesthesia complications) if not done emergently, certain patients should be screened ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Ott
Dr. David Ott answered
38 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Full function: After the initial recovery, a patient can expect return to near full function. Depending on the technique, you may have certain limits on your motion ... Read More
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