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Doctor insights on: Hip Dysplasia In Infants Symptoms

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Can hip stiffness be a symptom of developmental hip dysplasia?

Can hip stiffness be a symptom of developmental hip dysplasia?

Yes: Loss of motion can be symptomatic of many different things. The most common is osteoarthritis. In terms of dysphasia you will need an x-ray. If you are having hip problems and haven't seen anyone i suggest you see someone for an exam and xrays. ...Read more

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Dysplasia (Definition)

Abnormal cells which may be pre-malignant, but can also result ...Read more


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Im 26, my mother born w/ severe bilateral hip dysplasia corrected by surgery. Lifelong hip "catching" and clicking in joint, and pain. Poss dysplasia?

Im 26, my mother born w/ severe bilateral hip dysplasia corrected by surgery. Lifelong hip "catching" and clicking in joint, and pain. Poss dysplasia?

Now arthritis: Dysplasia correction involves cutting the femur and/or pelvis, and the changing the alignment to improve coverage of the ball by the socket. Dysplasia comes in various types and degrees of severity. Because the correction is rarely 'perfect', some symptoms can be present. Most patients develop degenerative changes later in life. (arthritis). ...Read more

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Will glucosamine and condroitin sulfate improve the residual pain from congenital hip dysplasia in a female adult?

Will glucosamine and condroitin sulfate improve the residual pain from congenital hip dysplasia in a female adult?

Not likely: There is little clinical evidence to support these supplements. Most research has been with osteoarthritis. These supplements are safe and well tolerated by most. It cannot necessarily hurt to try. The main draw back is cost. I encourage my patients to try them for about a month and if no improvement then don't waste the money. ...Read more

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Is developmental hip dysplasia common? Is 2-3 kids out of a 1000 common or considered rare? How often is developmental hip dysplasia missed?

Is developmental hip dysplasia common? Is 2-3 kids out of a 1000 common or considered rare? How often is developmental hip dysplasia missed?

Hip dysplasia is not: considered uncommon so the screening test for it should not be neglected. That is the reason why all infants are tested and continued to be tested throughout the first few years of life. Thanks for trusting in HealthTap. ...Read more

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How to rrelieve upper leg pain in 92 year woman with severe arthritis in both hips?

How to rrelieve upper leg pain in 92 year woman with severe arthritis in both hips?

Injection : I assume the pain is related to hip arthritis and hip replacement surgery is not considered. In such case an image-guided steroid hip injection may be at least temporary effective. ...Read more

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Can Spina Bifida Occulta worsen and develop into Spina Bifida? My MRIs show severe issues in every level of my spine, but only the L5/S1 shows SBO

Can Spina Bifida Occulta worsen and develop into Spina Bifida? My MRIs show severe issues in every level of my spine, but only the L5/S1 shows SBO

No, the anatomical-: -variant has always been there & no need 2 worry. Also it has nothing to do with your complaints. It is usually found incidentally on X-rays. ...Read more

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Had lumbar MRI for acute butt pain. Says " loss of disc height seen at the l4/5 and l5/s1 levels. Degenerative changes of the sacroiliac joints.

Had lumbar MRI for acute butt pain. Says " loss of disc height seen at the l4/5 and l5/s1 levels.  Degenerative changes of the sacroiliac joints.

Coccydinia: Degenerating discs in the lumbar spine lose elasticity and cushioning which can lead to tail bone pain. Cortisone injections (caudal block) along with physical therapy and bracing can help reduce the pain. See a neurosurgeon to identify the source of the pain. ...Read more

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What causes hip and knee joint pain in someone who is in their early 20s?

What causes hip and knee joint pain in someone who is in their early 20s?

Lots of causes.: The pain can originate in any of the structures in or around those joints, or even from systemic disorders, and it's difficult to diagnose without an evaluation from a physician. Causes can include sprains, strains, muscle spasms, tendinitis, joint inflammation, etc. Best thing to do is see the doctor. ...Read more

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What causes severe bone loss in young adults? Was diagnosed with osteoporosis after several compression fractures

What causes severe bone loss in young adults? Was diagnosed with osteoporosis after several compression fractures

Many things: Hi. There are many things (and I mean MANY), genetic and acquired, that can cause osteoporosis and fracture in young people. You need a good endocrinologist. I know Lynn Kohlmeier, an endo in Spokane who's very good with metabolic bone disease. I suggest you see her, and bring all labs and data you have on your case. If a diagnosis is established, there may be things that can help bone health. ...Read more

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Does osteopenia cause fractures in infants?

Does osteopenia cause fractures in infants?

Inadequate reserves : And increased loss .Deficiencies in calcium and phosphate and disturbed balance between them are frequently encountered, and may lead to significant impairment of bone deposition. Osteopenia of prematurity – also known as neonatal rickets, rickets of prematurity or neonatal metabolic bone disease – is a common and important concern in neonatology. ...Read more

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What level of pain associated with severe hip osteoarthritis rel to severe avascular necrosis resulting in progressive bilateral hip deformities.

What level of pain associated with severe hip osteoarthritis rel to severe avascular necrosis resulting in progressive bilateral hip deformities.

Talk to a dr: Hi, Thank you for your question. I would love to discuss this in more detail with you. Please contact me if you would like to tackle your problems one on one. Either way hope you feel better. Dr. M ...Read more

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Child has jia/jra. What are the symptoms to watch out for if arthritis develops in the hip? Is painful hip cracking a symptom?

Pain, loss of motion: Pain and unwillingness to move from sitting position are common problems with hip involvement. Cracking is not necessarily a problem, but pain requires examination. ...Read more

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Does spinal dysraphism surgery in newborn causes problems in later life .My son now 15 having pain in legs due to spondylolisthesis at l5-s1, ?

Does spinal dysraphism surgery in newborn causes problems in later life .My son now 15 having pain in legs due to spondylolisthesis at l5-s1, ?

Talk to MD: This problem could have many causes. I would suggest an evaluation by a neurosurgeon. With mris and physical examination they would be able to offer a course of treatment. ...Read more

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My son aged 14 years is having multiple epiphysyeal dysplasia, stiffness in joints, reduced range of movements in all joints. Pls. Suggest treatment.

My son aged 14 years is having multiple epiphysyeal dysplasia, stiffness in joints, reduced range of movements in all joints. Pls. Suggest treatment.

Joints: Child needs to see pediatric orthopaedic surgeon . At physical therapy program needs to be established. Long term plan needs to be established ...Read more

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Has anyone diagnosed "lateral recess spinal stenosis" in anyone under 25 yrs of age? How common is lrss in this age cohort?

Has anyone diagnosed "lateral recess spinal stenosis" in anyone under 25 yrs of age? How common is lrss in this age cohort?

Uncommon: Some people have congenitally narrow spinal canals. Lateral recess stenosis is typically a condition seen in older adults. A doctor who treats back pain regularly (physiatrist, orthopedist, neurologist) can tell you if this is even a significant finding. Many things are seen on MRI which may or may not be causes of pain or weakness. It isimportant to try to correlate the MRI with the symptoms. ...Read more

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