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

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Can a having a fractured skull as an infant cause lower IQ later in life?

Can a having a fractured skull as an infant cause lower IQ later in life?

Depends: The crack itself does not mean a kid will suffer diminished performance later on. Some babies have relatively simple fractures from falls or incidental trauma & don't mess up the brain inside. Some may suffer brain injury to a minor or major degree & the potential outcome depends on the amount & location of brain injury involved. The quicker the recovery the less likely an impact on iq. ...Read more

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Can lumbar spine arthritis cause constant pain in my hips and groin?It even hurts to sit or lay. Could this be a hip impingement & a separate issue?

Can lumbar spine arthritis cause constant pain in my hips and groin?It even hurts to sit or lay. Could this be a hip impingement & a separate issue?

Hip pain: Yes, sounds like upper lumbar disc/spur/stenosis issues with referred pain th groin. Can still have additional hip arthritis on top of this. Check with orthopedic surgeon, get imaging. ...Read more

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Right hip has coxa magna deformity from perthes as kid. Could this cause the intermittent severe pain from my right hip to ankle? Also get periodic buzzing sensation in that ankle + in perianal area.

Right hip has coxa magna deformity from perthes as kid. Could this cause the intermittent severe pain from my right hip to ankle? Also get periodic buzzing sensation in that ankle + in perianal area.

Possibly: Any deformity in the hip area is going to have direct impact to the knee and ankle and foot. You may want to get a second opinion from an osteopathic physician, can do musculoskeletal evaluation of your condition, and able to offer him treatment, that might also help the sins the strange sensations that you're getting in the ankle as well as the groin. There are fascial connections via the hip. ...Read more

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If a dislocation causes severe pain and deformity and a twisted ankle causes strong pain than is a twisted ankle a dislocation?

If a dislocation causes severe pain and deformity and a twisted ankle causes strong pain than is a twisted ankle a dislocation?

Similar: An ankle sprain results from a temporary mild dislocation of the ankle because the ligaments are stretched beyond their comfort level. If the ankle stays dislocated then there is likely a bone fracture or a complete tear of multiple ligaments. ...Read more

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Is it possible that a left, "dropped shoulder" also cause left sided hip or walking difficulties?

Is it possible that a left, "dropped shoulder" also cause left sided hip or walking difficulties?

Not quite: 30 Y.O. W. Drooped shoulder ; ipsilateral hip ; ambulatory dysfunctions. Have seen this constellation signs ; symptoms in persons w. Primary sacroiliac joint (sij) disorder, usually fr. Mechanical trauma. Post sij injury ; subluxation, spine evokes functional scoliosis to maintain medial station of center gravity. Over time ipsilateral shoulder hemi-girdle slopes ; tos, i.e., causing fibromyalgia. ...Read more

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Is it unusual for an active person in the mid-30s to have mild thoracic degenerative disk disease?No known trauma.Xray also showed old fractured ribs?

Is it unusual for an active person in the mid-30s to have mild thoracic degenerative disk disease?No known trauma.Xray also showed old fractured ribs?

No worries: The appearance of the thoracic spine on an MRI may be much different than how you actually feel. There are many published studies that have shown that 20-40% of subjects without symptoms may have positive findings on MRI studies in your age category. Stay active and don't worry. ...Read more

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What could be a sudden cause of hip pain in males?

What could be a sudden cause of hip pain in males?

Many causes: Arthritis, over use injuries, synovitis, strained muscles around the hip all could be causes of hip pain. ...Read more

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Is it possible for anchors from a hip labral repair from dec 23,2013 to move or shift and cause sharp pains?

It is very: common to have "catching", sharp pains from the labral repair but the anchors do not move..the labrum may have re-torn! See your orthopedist a MRI with contrast may be indicated! Hope this hhelps! Dr Z ...Read more

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What is the treatment for severe groin pain while walking generated by a hip joint (not a hernia, not kidney stone)?

What is the treatment for severe groin pain while walking generated by a hip joint (not a hernia, not kidney stone)?

Rest and ibuprofen: If there is no history of trauma or other concerning symptoms such as fever or leg numbness I would recommend a course of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs like ibuprofen or naproxen. You could also rest the extremity by keeping off of it. ...Read more

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Could a fracture in an infants skull cause swelling and bleeding in the brain?

Could a fracture in an infants skull cause  swelling and  bleeding in  the  brain?

Can co-exist: The skull is separated from the brain by a few tissue layers, & bleeding from the fracture can get between the skull and these layers and cause a problem called an epidural. Epidurals can become large & press on the brain.The event/trauma that caused the fracture can also cause tissue damage in the brain with bleeding & swelling. ...Read more

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In a child with possible perthes, would a popping sensation the the hip/thigh point to or against perthes?

In a child with possible perthes, would a popping sensation the the hip/thigh point to or against perthes?

Hip pain : Hip pain may be present, however there are a variety of other possibilities.Popping may be due to other conditions including hip dysplasia or slipping of the top of the femur out of the hip joint. Best to have your child examined by his/her pediatrician and orthopedic surgeon. ...Read more

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What could cause hip dysplasia as a child?

What could cause hip dysplasia as a child?

Developmental: Mostly it is genetic but can be affected by position in utero. Muscle imbalances from things like cerebral palsy also play a role. ...Read more

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In a particular position there is severe pain in the back. Above left hip area. How should it be treated?

Diagnosis first: Posterior (back) hip pain is rarely from the hip. The area of pain you're describing could be radicular or sciatica (e.g. Pinched nerve in the back), referred pain from the back (e.g. Facetogenic pain), priformis syndrome, si joint dysfunction, cluneal nerve entrapment, iliolumbar ligament enthesopathy, etc. You really should see a doctor for an accurate diagnosis & proper diagnosis. ...Read more