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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Darryl Blinski
Plastic Surgery 48 years experience
1st Lipo /2nd hip op: Timing is best left to your PS and ortho to decide. I might wait at least 3 to 6 weeks...
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Dr. Louis Gallia
Surgery - Oral & Maxillofacial 47 years experience
1 month: Assuming no complications, one month should be ok. Final decision to be made by orthopedic surgeon.
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Dr. Paul Grin
Pain Management 38 years experience
8-10 weeks: to decrease the chances of having infection.
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A 91-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Waldman
Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery 31 years experience
Revision surgery: She will require antibiotics for at least six weeks, followed by a second hip replacement surgery called a revision.
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Dr. Scott m Smith
Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery 43 years experience
Replace joint: Two stage replacement of the joint after infection is the accepted and safe practice if the patient is free from infection. Attention, care, and time... Read More
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Dr. Greg Hicken
Specializes in Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery
Revision THA: Once the infection is eradicated, a new hip should be placed.
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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
General Surgery 58 years experience
Jest couple of wks: Check with your orthopedic surgeon , usually they do not replace hip soon after some other surgery for fear infection from first surgery to the hip ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Frederick Buechel, Jr. MD
Orthopedic Surgery 22 years experience
Infections: Joint replacement infections occur at an infrequent but established rate in all hospitals between 0.5% -2%. Acute infections get surgical opening and ... Read More
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A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Waldman
Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery 31 years experience
Yes: But it would be very unusual. Infections of a hip replacement can usually be treated successfully with surgery and antibiotics.
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hiep Le
Dr. Hiep Leanswered
Nephrology and Dialysis 44 years experience
Yes, it can happen a couple months after the surgery. Furthermore, the bacteria can be seeding to the artificial joint when you have a mild infection... Read More
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A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeremy Gitomer
31 years experience
Only if Previous UTI: You are not at an increased risk of UTI now after hip replacement. If your concern is seeding the hip with bacteria from a kidney infection the risk ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Fisher
Orthopedic Surgery 41 years experience
See your surgeon: This is potentially serious complication that needs to be treated by your surgeon. Depending on how long it has been present, this may require a surg... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Orthopedic Surgery 51 years experience
Complication are : Infrequent.Infection a small number of people can develop an infection with a total hip replacement this complication can require further surgery to r... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jesse Mills
Urology 22 years experience
Yes: Before any implant surgery, all evidence of infection should be cleared. A mild prostatitis without fevers or bacteria in the urine should clear with... Read More
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