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What would cause upper inner thigh swelling. I am 3 yrs post hip-orif, still in pain walking with 2 canes.?

What would cause upper inner thigh swelling. I am 3 yrs post hip-orif, still in pain walking with 2 canes.?

See your surgeon: 3 years post-op orif hip fx. W/ persistent pain and swelling warrants an evaluation by your surgeon. Infection, blood clot, painful hardare or non-union of the fracture could al explain this. Would help to know what u have:tfn, cannulated screws, bipolar, etc? See your ors for an evaluation. ...Read more

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Hip Surgery (Definition)

Hip surgery can range from arthroscopic surgery to remove torn cartilage, to repair of a hip fracture to hip replacement surgery ...Read more


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Swelling after hip surgery?

Swelling after hip surgery?

Postsurgical swellin: If you have swelling on and/or around the surgical site then completely normal. ...Read more

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Hip surgery - how long to walk again?

Hip surgery - how long to walk again?

Depends: Your surgeon will give you an estimate on this time, and it depends on your overall health, the degree of joint damage, the type of hip prosthesis being placed. The range is a few days to a few weeks. Technology such as the navigator ct system can decrease surgical swelling and lead to earlier ambulation. Take friend/family and ask about navigator system. Be well. ...Read more

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Hi, is it safe to have eecp after hip surgery.?

Hi, is it safe to have eecp after hip surgery.?

Probably: I would check with your surgeon, but an ERCP would be generally safe to do in a patient who had hip surgery, preferably after about 6 weeks. You would want to check also if you need antibiotics around the time of the procedure as well. ...Read more

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Help with pain after reconstruction hip surgery?

Help with pain after reconstruction hip surgery?

This is between you-: -and your surgeon. Depends on how long after surgery. Can be infection early or loosening later. Get back in to discuss this the surgeon. ...Read more

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Cannot afford hip surgery in us. What would happen if I go to india for it?

Cannot afford hip surgery in us. What would happen if I go to india for it?

Not good: Many of india's best doctors come here and even then only 50-60% maybe less can pass the licensing test that 93% of us docs pass. U have no recourse if something goes wrong and no idea what they will do for u if it does go bad. U may want to look at conservative measures like wt loss and glucosamine for now. Soon u will be required to buy health insurance by law and then have the surgery. ...Read more

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Hip surgery on right hip. How long will you be laid up. And what can you do and not do after surgey. It wasnot broken its needs to be replaced.

3-6 weeks: It depends on the instructions of the orthopedist. They all have slightly differeing post-op restriction. Generally, you should be fairly active and approaching normal about 3-6 weeks after surgery. ...Read more

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Noninvasive hip surgery?

Noninvasive hip surgery?

Hip surgery: Every surgery has some level of invasiveness. Perhaps you mean hip arthroscopy, where several holes are made and rips, tears, loose bodies, and spurs may be removed. ...Read more

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Noninvasive hip surgery?

Arthroscope: Hip arthroscopy done by a orthopedist that does this regularly can be very helpful. ...Read more

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Non invasive hip surgery?

Non invasive hip surgery?

Minimaly invasive: It is actually minimaly invasive also called non invasive
replacement of arthritic hip is done through a 3-5 inch incision instead of traditional 10-12 inch incision.
There is less pain and early recovery. Patients can go home 3 days after surgery and resume driving in4 to 6 weeks, there is faster healing and minimal scar. But if a surgeon finds difficulty he can enlarge the incision. ...Read more

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Can hip surgery be dangerous?

Can hip surgery be dangerous?

Depends: It depends on what type of hip surgery is being done. Total hip replacement may have specific problems that include fracture, nerve injury, vascular injury, low blood pressure. Post surgery complications can include: infection, dislocation, fracture, implant rejection, blood clots, leg length problems, pain, or loss, transfusion reactions. Ask your surgeon for specific questions. ...Read more

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What about noninvasive hip surgery?

What about noninvasive hip surgery?

HELL no!!!!!!: Do they know beyond a doubt what is going on?
In my 30 years of experience probably not.
If you are having only pain then follow my wellness suggestions.
See a pt, massage, acupuncture trigger point therapy. ...Read more

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What about noninvasive hip surgery?

What about noninvasive hip surgery?

Arthroscope: Hip arthroscopy done by a orthopedist that does this regularly can be very helpful. ...Read more

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What type of exercise is best after hip surgery?

What type of exercise is best after hip surgery?

Walking, etc: After hip surgery, for the most part, there is transient weakness of the hip abductor and hip extensors. Therefore, after surgery, a program of walking with abductor and gluteal strengthening exercises is typically recommended. You will want to check with a surgeon on when to begin this program. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: hip surgery?

What is the definition or description of: hip surgery?

Surgery of hip joint: Hip surgery can range from arthroscopic surgery to remove torn cartilage, to repair of a hip fracture to hip replacement surgery and everything in between. ...Read more

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How soon after hip surgery can I have any type of sex?

How soon after hip surgery can I have any type of sex?

Depends: Depends on the type of hip surgery procedure that was done. Best to address this with your surgeon. Outside of hip replacement or some major procedure like a corrective osteotomy (cutting and realigning the bones around the hip), most other hip surgeries probably woundnt limit your ability to have intercourse. ...Read more

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What do I need to know for reconstructive hip surgery?

Your surgeon: And your hospital and therapy team. Make sure they are experts and routinely do your procedure. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how to stay in shape after hip surgery?

Water excercises: Water exercises are excellent after hip and knee surgery. The buoyancy of the water will unload the skeleton, help with balance and increase resistance to motions. From the water you can gradually start land therapy under the guidance of a good therapost. ...Read more

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"last week I had dhs hip surgery, I want know what is life hereafter, how to get cured soon and safe, also tell me what are risks after this surgery?

Hip fracture: It's very difficult to predict. You're young and the amount of displacement of the hip at the time of surgery predicts the chance of femoral head necrosis (death). If the neck heals, you can predict that you should have reasonable function with development of early, traumatic arthritis. If it does not heal, you may need an osteotomy. If the hip dies, you will need a total hip replacement. ...Read more

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What is the recovery time for arthroscopic hip surgery?

What is the recovery time for arthroscopic hip surgery?

3-4 months: Recovery is dependent on the extent of cartilage damage at the time of surgery. I start my patients they day after surgery with gentle motion with a therapist. This starts passive and then moves to active. Your surgeon should provide you a protocol. ...Read more

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What is the recovery time from arthroscopic hip surgery?

What is the recovery time from arthroscopic hip surgery?

Depends on procedure: Recovery varies from 3-4 weeks, to 4-6 months depending on what is performed at the time of surgery. ...Read more

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What is the recovery time after arthroscopic hip surgery?

What is the recovery time after arthroscopic hip surgery?

3-4 months: Recovery is dependent on the extent of cartilage damage at the time of surgery. I start my patients they day after surgery with gentle motion with a therapist. This starts passive and then moves to active. Your surgeon should give you a protocol. ...Read more

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How long after hip surgery can I return to riding motorcycles?

Depends: This really depends on the type of hip surgery. You need to speak with your orthopedic surgeon who knows your surgical history and can provide you guidance. ...Read more

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How long will it take to fully recover from broken hip surgery?

How long will it take to fully recover from broken hip surgery?

6 months: It depends on the type and severity of the fracture. Generally 12 weeks to heal & 12 weeks of rehab. ...Read more

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I need some instruction on how to exercise leg after a hip surgery?

I need some instruction on how to exercise leg after a hip surgery?

See your doctor: Usually after major surgery you may have limited range of motion and I advised against attempting any exercise routine on your own without proper instruction and guidance. Please follow up with the Surgeon and follow their instructions. Its likely that you will at some point start a specific physical therapy regimen to address the muscles affected by your surgery. ...Read more

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For how much time respiratory exercises to be done after hip surgery.

For how much time respiratory exercises to be done after hip surgery.

3 day: Unless there is a complications or the patient have problem before the surgery. ...Read more