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Hip replacement dislocation

A 63-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Hicks
43 years experience Family Medicine
Should already know: The best answer is since you already had the surgery , would you not have asked this question before hand and probably was explained in the consent f ... Read More
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Dr. Robert Cusick
9 years experience Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery
Not common: With current techniques, regardless of the approach used for your surgery, the possiblity of dislocation or loosening of components is very low. The ... Read More
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A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Hohman Jr
13 years experience Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery
No problem: As long as the hip components are well positioned and the seat height is appropriately adjusted you should not have a problem.
A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pietro Seni
47 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Many factors: Many factors play a role in a post op hip dislocation specially after revision, poor soft tissue envelope, week muscles position of the components.Nee ... Read More
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A 86-year-old male asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
54 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
They depend on the-: -approach used, either posterior or anterior. But 4 post, no internal rotation of the hip or crossing legs. These R basic. Ant. avoid external rotatio ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
41 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes. : Yes. By nature of the fact that the muscles and capsule that surround and support the native hip are cut during the approach to the hip during surgery ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tariq Niazi
43 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
There are a number -: Of others, like infection, bleeding requiring transfusions, nerve injury, leg clots which may prove fatal if it moves to the lungs; wound healing pro ... Read More
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Louis Gallia
45 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 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
28 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 66-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 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 member asked:
Dr. Kevin Considine
30 years experience Family Medicine
Several options: Ask an orthopedist to go over your options. A lot of what applies is due to how bad your hip condition is from arthritis and degenerative joint diseas ... Read More
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