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how long does surgery take to put a ball joint back in the hip

A 55-year-old male asked:
Dr. Anthony Fritz
32 years experience Internal Medicine
Arthroscopy: Since you are "very fit" you should be back to full fitness in around a month after surgery. The standard time is 6-8 weeks after surgery.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Higgs
32 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
4-6 months, depends: The answer to this question depends on several variables: type of surgical approach to the hip, preoperative conditioning, dedication to postoperative ... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Romano
8 years experience Internal Medicine
Back/testicle pain: The two may be connected or may not be. This can be a urinary infection like prostatitis or bladder infection. Or separate back and testicle problems. ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
40 years experience Podiatry
Depends: More information is needed to know what joint and what type of surgery.
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gerald Mandell
51 years experience Nuclear Medicine
Changes with age: The childhood or adolescent problems with dysplasia of hip and curvature of spine may develop superimposed degenerative changes. The treatment may req ... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tracy Berg
31 years experience General Surgery
Serious trauma: With a fall of 20 feet he has a significant mechanism of injury. Meaning the energy transferred from the fall is high. His recovery will depend on any ... Read More
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A 64-year-old female asked:
Dr. Howard Pecker
Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
Perineal?: That's the area near the anus. Do you mean peroneal tendon?
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nathaniel Brooks
18 years experience Neurosurgery
Joint/Back pain: You have a difficult problem because of your history. You should seek the advice of a qualified physiatrist who specializes in spine care. Preferentia ... Read More
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Scholand
22 years experience Infectious Disease
Neuromuscular issues: It sounds like you need a thorough work-up to make clear the cause of these symptoms. Seeing a neurologist might be a good place to start - or if you ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Subramaniam Arumugam
55 years experience Plastic Surgery
Immediate Dr Attn: Need to see Doctor Immediately or go to emergency room. You need thorough examination, Labs and Treatments.

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