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Doctor insights on: Could A Dislocated Hip As An Infant Cause Pain In Adulthood

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I had a dislocated hip as a baby. How likely are my children to get it?

I had a dislocated hip as a baby.  How likely are my children to get it?

3-4%, but...: Developmental hip dysplasia, new term for 'congenital hip dislocation, ' occurs way more often in girls and in babies born in breech position.Therefore, the chance will be more or less depending upon the gender and presentation of fetus. ...Read more

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What can I do for my baby who has congenital hip dysplasia - chd (dislocated hip)?

What can I do for my baby who has congenital hip dysplasia - chd (dislocated hip)?

See an orthopedic su: See an orthopedic surgeon. The amount or degree of dysplasia will tell what kind of therapeutic intervention is necessary. ...Read more

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Could you have sex with a dislocated hip?

Could you have sex with a dislocated hip?

Unlikely: A dislocated hip is very painful. Unless unconscious, it is unlikely that you could stand, walk, or find a comfortable position, much less have sex. Posterior hip dislocations occur with the hip flexed & internally rotated. Anterior hip dislocations occur with the hip extended & externally rotated. A hip might dislocate when in those positions, but once dislocated any other activity is limited. ...Read more

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What should I do to get a dislocated hip fixed?

What should I do to get a dislocated hip fixed?

Go to the ER: These symptoms can only be adequately diagnosed only after a thorough evaluation by your doctor. This may include labs and other satudies. Once all of the information is in, your doctor can let you know what's going on, and what to do to help you. ...Read more

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Can congenital dislocated hip affect childhood development?

Can congenital dislocated hip affect childhood development?

Usually not: Developmental hip dysplasia, formerly called congenital hip dislocation, should not affect future development unless associated with another anomaly in major organ. ...Read more

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How would you know if dislocated hip after 8 weeks after surgery?

Hip dislocation: Immediate pain, swelling, deformity, with inability to ambulate. Get xray asap and see your orthopedic surgeon. ...Read more

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What happens if I was born with a dislocated hip can I still have children?

What happens if I was born with a dislocated hip can I still have children?

Depends: The hip issue should not be a big factor. However, without an idea of your general health and the status of your female components, I couldn't comment on your fertility.If you passed through puberty, have regular cycles (verifying the components), you may have the same potential as other women. Any special needs based on existing problems could be worked out. ...Read more

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Can you be walking around with a dislocated hip and not be in pain just walking funny?

Can you be walking around with a dislocated hip and not be in pain just walking funny?

Not very likely: A dislocated hip is excruciatingly painful. Not only that but there would be a tremendous deformity in the boney structure. If you are walking around with hip pain, it is more likely inflammation in the form of bursitis, tendonitis, or in the ligament. ...Read more

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How can you treat a dislocated hip?

How can you treat a dislocated hip?

Relocation: Whether the hip is artificial or native prompt reduction decreases pain and restores function. Due to the spasm of very large muscles around the hip reduction usually requires anesthesia and significant force to put back into place. ...Read more

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