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A 32-year-old member asked:

what to do about hip arthroscopies in both hips didn't work?

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Dr. Kenneth Tepper
Orthopedic Surgery 25 years experience
See another opinion: Have an evaluation by another hip specialist. Other conditions such as a sports hernia may also contribute/cause your pain.
Dr. Edward Hellman
Orthopedic Surgery 29 years experience
Diagnosis: It all comes down to the specific diagnosis for why you are still having problems, only then can treatment options be known. Also, don't hesitate to get a second opinion. A new set of eyes looking at your case can be very helpful.

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A 39-year-old member asked:

How will you measure waist to hip ratio?

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Obstetrics and Gynecology 8 years experience
Measuring Tape: Waist to hip ratio is determined using a flexible measuring tape to measure circumference of the waist at its narrowest point, typically just above belly button, and circumference of hips at their widest point. Waist measurement is divided by hip measurement and this number represents waist to hip ratio. Values over 0.8 for women and 0.9 for men have been associated with various health risks.
A 25-year-old member asked:

How can artificial hips stand up over time?

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Dr. Stephen Daquino
Sports Medicine 21 years experience
Depends...: Artificial hips are getting better all the time but are not as tolerant as a real hip. The metal and plastic parts wear out over time. Younger patients (under 50)are usually more active and will wear out a replacement and need a revision at some point. Most surgeons will opt to do it when the patient is healthy enough for surgery, but old enough to not wear out the implant. Avg 15-20+ yrs on most.
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A 23-year-old member asked:

What does a diagnosis: "sle vasc hip op" mean?

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Dr. Luis Villaplana
Internal Medicine 35 years experience
????: Sle vasculitis of the hip? Sle is for lupus. Vascular inflammation may lead to joint destruction and necrosis . Op may be short for operation?
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A 38-year-old member asked:

I've been diagnosed with overactive hip flexors and am a dancer, what should I do now?

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Dr. Shane Miller
Specializes in Sports Medicine
Flexibility/Strength: Flexibility and strength are very important, especially for dancers. If you are having pain or an injury related to your hip flexors, you might want to work with a physical therapist to learn a good stretching and core/hip strengthening program. You may want to work with a Pilates instructor if you aren't injured, but only have tight hip flexors, as Pilates is excellent for dancers.
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What can I do for brosidest on my left hip?

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Dr. Rhett Griggs
Hand Surgery 19 years experience
Bursitis?: I think you are saying bursitis. Pt massage stretching the it band muscle balance and injection can help.

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