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i had hip replacement on july 19, 2012 i conceived on july 11, 2012 could this have cause the hydrocephalus in my baby?

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Dr. Natalie Hodge
25 years experience Pediatrics
Nope : It is highly unlikely to be causal, you probably had some short acting anesthetics and narcotic pain relievers during your stay, hydrocephalus in babies has a variety of causes, most often prematurity, but very often is " idiopathic" meaning we don't know the exact cause. Hope you and the baby are well!
Answered on May 27, 2015
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Dr. John Michalski
35 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Hip replacement.: No correlation.
Answered on Dec 3, 2012

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