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Oakley, CA
A 43-year-old female asked:

43yo f, diagnosed w/arthritis in left hip 2 yrs ago. lately, hip is clicking & giving out far more often. meds not really helping. what should i do?

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Dr. John Michalski
Orthopedic Surgery 36 years experience
Hip pain: Consider follow up x-rays/imaging & exam to check for extent of arthritis & avn before deciding upon surgery.

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