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A 49-year-old male asked:

I have had total hip replacement on both of my hips . does. cold weather make the pain worse?

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Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Orthopedic Surgery 49 years experience
Yes: When you have two total hips replacement this means you have arthritis, the cold weather have a great deal of effect on arthritis in general and especially degenerative one.
Dr. David Fisher
Orthopedic Surgery 39 years experience
Yes: Cold weather or low pressure conditions may make the affected joint ache a little or aggravate percieved stiffness. This is most noticable the 1st year after surgery and becomes less over time.

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Last updated Nov 19, 2019

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