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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. ...Read more

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Dr. Mark Pack
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...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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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. ...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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I dislocated hip 2 years ago. Is it safe to jump on trampoline?

I dislocated hip 2 years ago. Is it safe to jump on trampoline?

Should be ok: Obviously if your injury is two years old it should have fully resolved usually a hip dislocated in a healthy adult only with severe trauma such as a mva so as long as you are not having any issues with your hip you should be able to do what you want as long as you didn't have any fractures or hardware implanted. ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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What are some ways to fix a dislocated hip?

What are some ways to fix a dislocated hip?

Dislocated hip: If it is a tha or a significant trauma, reduce it usually in the or setting. If it is chronically dislocated, such as ddh or neuromuscular disorders, need to check with orthopedic surgeon with imaging and good history and exam. ...Read more

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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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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. ...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 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. ...Read more

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Can being born with a dislocated hip lead to problems later on?

Usually not: With a proper treatment rendered within 2 weeks from birth, late sequelae are pretty uncommon. ...Read more

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Which is more likely to get a dislocated hip or dislocated shoulder?

Which is more likely to get a dislocated hip or dislocated shoulder?

Shoulder: The shoulder has the most mobility of any joint in the body so is also much more likely to become unstable. http://www.theshouldercenter.com/unstable-shoulder.htm. ...Read more

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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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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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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