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How could hip dislocation affect pregnancy?

How could hip dislocation affect pregnancy?

Canal width...: Hip dislocations may affect the ability of the pelvic muscles to function properly during labor; and may impede the head of the fetus from "dropping" into the birth canal effectively. It may also interfere with the process of labor...Best to ask your OB about this; c-sections may be a consideration in this case. ...Read more

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Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
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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 to differentiate hip dislocation, tendonitis or some cartilage problem?

How to differentiate hip dislocation, tendonitis or some cartilage problem?

Orthopaedic consult: If you are experiencing hip pain, the best place to seek evaluation would be with an orthopaedic surgeon. Xrays and a thorough examination will usually be able to identify the cause of the pain. Appropriate treatment can then be recommended. ...Read more

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Are people with osteoporosis more likely suffer from a hip dislocation than a shoulder dislocation?

Are people with osteoporosis more likely suffer from a hip dislocation than a shoulder dislocation?

Neither: Osteoporosis is not associated with dislocations but is associated with fractures. Hip fractures are more common sue to falls in the elderly with osteoporosis especially those who do not exercise and have poor balance and coordination and are not strong. ...Read more

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How is a hip dislocation treated?

How is a hip dislocation treated?

Put back in place: Any dislocated joint needs to be put back in place asap! once reduced a stable joint needs early protected range of motion and an unstable joint needs immobilization. The hip joint is a special case. Dislocation of the hip interrupts the blood supply to the femoral head, which may lead to osteonecrosis (bone death). See a board certified orthopaedic surgeon who specializes in trauma for treatment. ...Read more

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Best diet for someone with a hip dislocation?

Best diet for someone with a hip dislocation?

Regular: There are no special dietary restrictions for someone with a history of a hip dislocation. ...Read more

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How can I avoid my hip dislocation from hurting a lot?

Don't dislocate!: Hip dislocation is serious, very uncommon and usually associated with major violent trauma. Please get another opinion as to what is happening and why it hurts. ...Read more

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Popping a sign of partial hip dislocation?

Popping a sign of partial hip dislocation?

Several causes: Popping with a hip implant may represent scar, impingement on psoas tendon, impingement on hip abductors, acetabular and femoral alignment, loose bodies, hip adductor impingement/strain, implant loosening, among others. ...Read more

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What is an effective treatment for baby hip dislocation?

What is an effective treatment for baby hip dislocation?

Orthopedist: Need to see a pediatric orthopedic surgeon. Early treatment usually involves the wearing of a pavlik harness to keep the hips in a correct anatomical orientation. Sometimes surgery is required ...Read more

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Is it ok to do bungee jump, cured form hip dislocation 8 months back?

Why?: When you play with fire, you can get burned buddy! life has many different motivations for different people. Many folks seem to bask in the glory of induced bodily injuries... Sort of like medals of glory! you probably can, but is it worth it to you? ...Read more

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I was involved in a car accident in 2011 and one of my injuries was a hip dislocation. I was wondering if a successful virginal birth is possible?

I was involved in a car accident in 2011 and one of my injuries was a hip dislocation.  I was wondering if a successful virginal birth is possible?

Pelvic fractures: If the injury did not result in a serious pelvic fracture, then it is unlikely to have any effect in the size of the birth canal. ...Read more

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Can medical marijuana be used for a hip dislocation?

Can medical marijuana be used for a hip dislocation?

Not legitimately: No specific benefit for such a thing, and it's use would be a "reach" for nausea related to other drugs used perhaps. ...Read more

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Can I know treatment for congenital hip dislocation for 23yrs women?

Can I know treatment for congenital hip dislocation for 23yrs women?

Yes: Developmental dysplasia of the hip (ddh) is the current term. Options for treatment include observation, osteotomies and replacement. Speak with your doctor about which option is best for you. ...Read more

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Is it possible to hip dislocated in teenage? How to know if hip dislocated? What are hip dislocation effects? Does it effect children growth?

Is it possible to hip dislocated in teenage? How to know if hip dislocated? What are hip dislocation effects? Does it effect children growth?

Dislocated hip: It is possible to have a hip dislocation as a teenager.You may walk with a limp or possibly be in pain. At your age it may have no more effect on your height. See an orthopedic doctor for evaluation. ...Read more

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Hi, i am 24 weeks pregnant and I have just had a hip dislocation am in serious pain.What could be the cause and treatment. I?

Orthopedic surgeon: Hip dislocation? Have you been seen in the er. If not you need to be. A hip dislocation is a serious problem and would need evaluation by an orthopedic surgeon. It is usually caused a fall or serious trauma like a car accident. If this is really what you meant then you should be seen in the er now. ...Read more

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Besides hip dislocation and hip fracture, what are other side effects of hip replacement surgery?

Besides hip dislocation and hip fracture, what are other side effects of hip replacement surgery?

Notable risks: Blood clot - in legs or lungs infection fracture of femur loosening or wear of the implant over time (think of your new hip like tires on your car, more miles = less time that they last) nerve injury bleeding change in leg length. ...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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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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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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Dr. Thomas Deberardino
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Dislocation (Definition)

Basically a joint dislocation is when the joint whatever it is either a knee, ac joint ankle etc doesn't line up and shifts out of place and there is a deformity of that joint. Often times dislocations need to be reduced or put back into alignment by special techniques. ...Read more