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A 61-year-old female asked:

Seven months after arthroscopy for fai in my right hip (mild symptoms; normal joint space) i have stage 4 oa. can this be a post-op complication?

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Dr. Philip Miller
A Verified Doctoranswered
Family Medicine 49 years experience
Possibly: Unfortunately, it is possible to develop post operative ( post traumatic) arthritis. How did your arthritis get a stage 4 classificiation? Consult with your orhopedic surgeon and get Rx for antiinflammatory medication.
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