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two yrs and 2 months after i had hip replacement i have pain in my bum area on the side of the surgery is this normal

A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Louis Gallia
44 years experience in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Lipo first: I would assume that your orthopedic surgeon would prefer to have the lipo done first, so as not to infect the joint replacement. Ask both surgeons for ... Read More

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Dr. John Michalski
35 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Total hip: Check with orthopedic surgeon. Check x-ray position for any loosening or impingement. It may be spine(not hip) related.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tracy Berg
31 years experience in General Surgery
Need evaluation: If the swelling is in the same leg as the surgery, and not in the other leg you need to be evaluated for a deep vein thrombosis (dvt). Okay to call yo ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel McClurg
Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
Can be: While i wouldn't call it normal, leg lengthening is a potential result of total hip replacement and can be no big deal or a significant disability. L ... Read More
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A 72-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alexios Apazidis
16 years experience in Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery
Hip replacement: This is not normal. What does your surgeon say? The prosthesis may be loose or mslpisitioned. An X-ray would show the problem.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tariq Niazi
42 years experience in 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 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Ferguson
18 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Varies: Most total hip patients experience significant pain relief very soon after surgery. It is not uncommon though for a patient to need occasional pain me ... Read More
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A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience in Internal Medicine
Not normal: Groin pain is a very common symptom of hip osteoarthritis and I wonder if you experienced it before hip replacement. I tend to think that your current ... Read More
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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Per Freitag
Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
Unusual: See your orthopod. Groin pain is usually from the hip but could have other causes. You could have had the DVT as a result of surgery, but I would als ... Read More
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A 67-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience in 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

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