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Have to have a fusion of the great toe with a hip bone graft. How painful will both of these procedures be? How will my hip feel after?

Have to have a fusion of the great toe with a hip bone graft. How painful will both of these procedures be? How will my hip feel after?

Toe fusion: Both areas will be equally unco for first 7-10 days. Iliac crest ( so called hip ) pain lessens by second week. Great toe pain lasts for 6-8 weeks as it is subjected to weight even with crutches . ...Read more

Bone (Definition)

Bone is a living growing tissue made mostly of collagen (protein that provides soft framework) & the mineral calcium phosphate that adds strength & hardens the framework. Two types of bone are found in the body; cortical (dense compact outer layer) & trabecular (makes up inner layer, ...Read more


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Do you have to be naked during hip bone grafting?

Do you have to be naked during hip bone grafting?

Hip bone: Yes. This is done in the operating room and no clotting should be on. ...Read more

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Had hip to jaw bone graft 11 days ago. Every time I had sex since had to stop b/c severe headache b4 orgasm.Minor h.a lasts all day.Rarely got h.a b4.

Had hip to jaw bone graft 11 days ago. Every time I had sex since had to stop b/c severe headache b4 orgasm.Minor h.a lasts all day.Rarely got h.a b4.

Why sex so soon post: surgery? Am surprised 1) You were in the mood for sex after such major surgery involving hip & head. 2) That symptoms are relatively mild. Am certain everything will settle down unless your newly repaired jaw breaks! ...Read more

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Which bone graft is better? Is it better to use bone from your hip, or the cadavers bone?

Which bone graft is better? Is it better to use bone from your hip, or the cadavers bone?

Defect size: Based on your question, i would assume that your specific situation requires a significant amount of bone, since your doctor is considering a hip bone graft. Good results can be achieved with different bone types, including cadaver bone. However, the larger the defect size, generally better results will be achieved using your own bone. ...Read more

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I have avn both hips, had 5 surgies, replacements and core decompress with bone grafts, why do I still have so much pain?

I have avn both hips, had 5 surgies, replacements and core decompress with bone grafts, why do I still have so much pain?

Let me understand: Did you have hip replacement? If you did you should not pain if you did not may it is something to think about. Write me back. ...Read more

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Can you please tell me, should a bone graft from my hip make them smaller?

Can you please tell me, should a bone graft from my hip make them smaller?

Yes, but: Harvesting a bone graft removes bone, but most of the time you cannot tell. It depends on what part of the pelvis the bone comes from, how much bone is removed, how much soft tissue covers the area (skin, fat, muscle). If a doctor is talking to you about a bone graft harvest, talk to them about your concerns. ...Read more

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Can you have a bone graft from a hip replacement?

Can you have a bone graft from a hip replacement?

Unclear: Unsure of the questions. Are you asking if bone can be harvested from the hip where the prosthetic hip joint is being placed? ...Read more

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Bone Graft (Definition)

Bonegrafts can be divided into autograft (bone from self), allograft (cadaver bone), xenograft (bone from another species) and alloplast (synthetic). Bonegrafting is a surgical procedure to replace ...Read more


Graft (Definition)

Tissues from one location are transferred to another . Also refers to ...Read more