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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.

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Are you supposed to have sex with after having a dislocated hip?

Are you supposed to have sex with after having a dislocated hip?

Usually painful: Yes if joint is restored and there are no weak spots from fracture of the acetabulum. Just avoid the direction your hip dislocated in.

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What can I do for a dislocated hip?

What can I do for a dislocated hip?

Be seen: If you actually have a dislocated hip, you would be in severe pain and unable to walk or even move. You would call an ambulance, be taken to the emergency room, where it would be urgently reduced.

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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.

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What are symptoms of a dislocated hip?

What are symptoms of a dislocated hip?

Extreme pain: Pain is the primary symptom, with inability to walk or even move a secondary. It usually takes a large amount of force to dislocate a hip, and a large amount of effort to get it back into place. Without a trauma like a motor vehicle accident, it is very rare.

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What should I do about a dislocated hip?

See a physician: A truly dislocated hip is a surgical emergency and requires admission to a hospital.

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What are some ways to fix a dislocated hip?

What are some ways to fix a dislocated hip?

Reduce: Closed reduction under some form of anesthesia is the most common procedure. If the hip can not be successfully reduced closed, than an incision may need to be made which would then be known as a open reduction.

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What should I do to get a dislocated hip fixed?

Urgent evaluation: Urgent evaluation in an emergency room to have the dislocation out back in place.

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How long does it take to recover from a dislocated hip?

Varies: It varies somewhat, but most uncomplicated dislocations with out any further problems will
Be pretty well Recovered by 8-12 weeks.

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How long should it take to recover from a dislocated hip?

Depends: Was there a fracture? If not it can take up to 6 months minimum. 12 months is not unheard of. Rehab, rehab, rehab. Muscle balance, esp glute strength.

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If I dislocated hip 2 years ago, what can I do for pain now?

If I dislocated hip 2 years ago, what can I do for pain now?

Need an x-ray now!: A hip dislocation may disturb the blood supply to the femoral head. When that happens, avascular or osteo necrosis may develop. This is a serious condition and needs to be evaluated by a board certified orthopaedic surgeon. Try otc nsaid's for pain relief until you can see an orthopod.

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How long does it take to fully recover from a dislocated hip?

Varies: Barring any complications such as a recurrent dislocation or avascular necrosis, about 8-12 weeks on average to recover from an uncomplicated hip dislocation.

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Need some info about my daughters dislocated hip--what can they do?

Need some info about my daughters dislocated hip--what can they do?

Depends on the age: Traumatic hip dislocation - pediatric - pediatrics - orthobullets. Com www. Orthobullets. Com/pediatrics/.../traumatic-hip-dislocation--pediat...Mar 12, 2012 – introduction. Typically seen after high energy trauma. Can occur after low energy mechanism while engaging in sporting activities. Posterior. .. Pediatric hip dysplasia - dislocated hips in children orthopedics. About. Com ›. .. › pediatric ort.

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What happens if you have a dislocated hip but you don't try to fix it?

What happens if you have a dislocated hip but you don't try to fix it?

Avascular Necrosis: And bad arthiritis, and nerve injury as the thighbone is pushed out of its socket, it can disrupt blood vessels and nerves. When blood supply to the bone is lost, the bone can die, resulting in avascular necrosis or osteonecrosis.The protective cartilage covering the bone may also be damaged, which increases the risk of developing arthritis in the joint.

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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.

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I was born in 65 with a dislocated hip throughout the years i'd get occasional pain right below my hip the last two days it has not gone away?

Let understand you: You have dislocated hip and was not treated? Or you have dislocated hip and was treated? And know you have some concern about pain below the hip. Please let me know? I will answer you.

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What is the treatment for a dislocated hip?

Urgent reduction: Dislocated hip must be promptly reduced (relocated) as soon as identified for a number of reasons. Number one left in a dislocated position it is generally very painful and could in theory compromise nerve function. Also can result to damage to hip cartilage which has limited to no ability to heal.

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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.

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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.