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A 49-year-old member asked:

How long would it normal to have hip pain after giving birth?

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Dr. Ronald Krauser
A Verified Doctoranswered
Rheumatology 53 years experience
Get it evaluated.: Hip pain does not occur as a result of labor. You probably have lower back or pelvic pain. This should be evaluated as injuries to the pelvic joints during labor can be very painful and persistent. See an orthopedist.
Dr. David Rosenfeld
Pain Management 28 years experience
It is not normal (as Dr. Krauser said). I would see my OB first, then an orthopedist.
Jun 4, 2013
Dr. David Rosenfeld
Pain Management 28 years experience
Not normal: Hip pain (true hip pain) is not normal.

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Hip pain: Shouldn't have hip pain after giving birth. Did something happen? Did you injury yourself?
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