A 52-year-old male asked:
i had a hip replacement seven years ago, now its popping every time i get up and have a lot of pain what do you suggest. i've been to the surgeon who did the surgery but he days yhere is nothing wrong.?
3 doctor answers • 8 doctors weighed in
Rheumatology 55 years experience
Get another opinion: I can not tell if is due to the total hip or not but would recognize that something is happening and needs clarification. Get another opinion.
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Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery 36 years experience
2nd Opinion: You should get a second opinion from a hip replacement specialist. While there not be any thing that can be done there are several causes of a popping hip. Ask the doctor to consider instability, it band tightness, and a snapping ileopsoas tendon.
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Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery 30 years experience
Get another opinion: If it did not used to pop but now it is, something may be wrong with the mechanism. Painful popping may reflect more of a soft tissue source.
4.9k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
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