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What is hip synovitis. My 6 yr old has got it and is on 5 day antibiotic course. What is the recommendation and precautions. Thnx?

What is hip synovitis. My 6 yr old has got it and is on 5 day antibiotic course. What is the recommendation and precautions. Thnx?

Inflammation: The synovium is the tissue that lines a joint capsule, when it becomes inflamed you can get a synovitis. Basically when a young child presents with severe hip pain and no injury, some considerations include an infection in the hip joint or a toxic synovitis. Toxic synovitis can proceed or be concurrent with a generalized viral illness and usually resolves spontaneosly. NSAIDs and rest help ...Read more

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Dear Doctor, kindly advise what one can do to avoid a hop replacement with AVN of the hip. Are there any precautions we can take avert surgery Thanks?

Dear Doctor, kindly advise what one can do to avoid a hop replacement with AVN of the hip. Are there any precautions we can take avert surgery Thanks?

Sorry: But eventually you are more likely than not to require a form of hip replacement since there is no treatment for AVN of the hip. Best bet is to start to investigate where this will be performed! I strongly suggest an academic teaching center affiliated hospital and a surgeon who does MANY of these procedures annually!!!
Hope this is helpful...Good luck

Dr Z ...Read more

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I have done my sonography of pelvis the result is bilateral poly cystic ovaries what does it means nd any precautions also I'm not gettin my periods?

I have done my sonography of pelvis the result is bilateral poly cystic ovaries what does it means nd any precautions also I'm not gettin my periods?

PCOS has many issues: Polycystic ovary syndrome (pcos) is a metabolic disorder. Often women: ovulate infrequently, are overweight/obese, have difficulty getting pregnant, have acne/facial hair, Insulin resistance with higher risk of diabetes. First line treatment is hormonal birth control (pills-patch-ring). Treatment lowers risk of painful rupture and ovarian loss. Using metformin (diabetes drug) may help fertility. ...Read more

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What alternatives are there for hip pinning surgery for my 100 yo grandmother?

What alternatives are there for hip pinning surgery for my 100 yo grandmother?

Bedrest: In general, with hip fractures the choices are surgery with improved mobility or no surgery and bedrest. Surgery does increase the short term risk a little but patients tend to do better with having their hip fractures fixed than without. Prolonged bedrest leads to bedsores, pneumonia, and a high 6 month mortality rate. Talk with the orthopaedic surgeon about your grandmother's case. ...Read more

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What to do about hip pinning for slipped capital femoral epiphysis (scfe)?

What to do about hip pinning for slipped capital femoral epiphysis (scfe)?

Commonly done: Hip pin is commonly used to help treat SCFE.

many experts would recommend it if a pt has SCFE

I am not sure what you are asking. ...Read more

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I need some dr. S to get together & research how to fix my hips. Been told my condition is very rare. Out of 20+ dr. S none know what to do. Please hel?

University Hospital: I am sure they have given it a lot of thought. Rare cases that have no easy solution should be seen at a university hospital and you have a great one at univ of washington up there. Get your doctor to refer you to the teaching hospital and if there is anything to do they will get you on the right track. Good luck. ...Read more

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Painful bump on my hip that comes in go, s away than come back.

Painful bump on my hip that comes in go, s away than come back.

Get it checked: It's difficult to say what your problem could be without visualization of the lesion. It's best to follow up with a provider so they can evaluate your condition and determine it's seriousness or lack there of. Possibilities could be an abscess, a cyst, or a viral infection. All the best! ...Read more

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What would be proper treatment for someone who suffers from m.s. and has a frozen hip?

2 areas: 1. As always, treat the MS with a potent disease modifying agent, such as Gilenya, Tysabri, (natalizumab) or Lemtrada.
2. The hip issue is not caused by the MS but needs orthopedic attention, and if surgery needed, there is NO contra-indication for anesthesia or surgery. Neither will affect the MS. ...Read more

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I had an accidental fall at the s.E.C.C while at a concert and broke my hip. Does it need to be pinned?

I had an accidental fall at the s.E.C.C while at a concert and broke my hip. Does it need to be pinned?

Fracture hip need to: Be fixed. Some fracture around the hip like avulsion fracture may be dose not need fixation. Ask your doctor. ...Read more

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What is, isolation precautions?

What is, isolation precautions?

It means caution: To people that are going in a hospital room (especially doctors, nurses, physical therapists, etc), because the patient might have something that the health care provider can catch, or more likely, that can be transmitted to another patient. ...Read more

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After thrumbolysis what should I have precautions?

After thrumbolysis what should I have precautions?

Depends on where.: Thrombolysis for a deep vein clot requires at least 3 months anticoagulation. If an artery was clotted, anti-platelet drugs should be given (aspirin, plavix, pletal, (cilostazol) effient, or various combinations). If a dialysis access was lysed, no additional medications are mandatory. Not smoking is the most effective thing a patient can do to prevent further clots from forming. ...Read more

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Hip fractur symptoms?

Hip fractur symptoms?

Hip Fracture: Signs and symptoms of a hip fracture may include:
inability to move immediately after a fall
severe pain in your hip or groin
inability to put weight on your leg on the side of your injured hip
stiffness, bruising and swelling in and around your hip area
shorter leg on the side of your injured hip
turning outward of your leg on the side of your injured hip. ...Read more

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Help for pain of the hip?

Help for pain of the hip?

Needa diagnosis firs: First you need to determine where the pain is coming from. Pain located outside the hip joint has a different treament that the pain located inside the hip joint. Outside pain can be as simple as bursitis and a injection could be all you need. Inside pain could be as serious as the need for a hip replacement is arthitis of the hip is the correct diagnosis. ...Read more

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I have pain in my left hip?

I have pain in my left hip?

Needs to be checked: Pain in hip can be caused by many causes. We don't have enough information to advice you. I suggest you consult your doctor. Your doctor will take detailed history like how bad is pain, how long, any history of trauma. Any associated symptoms like fever and more. You need a physical exam and if indicated may need blood test, xrays and MRI etc to find the cause of the pain and treat appropriately ...Read more

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What are suicide precautions?

What are suicide precautions?

Inpatient orders: Generally these are orders written on an inpatient unit when the patient has expressed suicidal intent or has previous self-harm actions. Nursing staff monitors the patient each 15 minutes, with documentation. Patient cannot leave the unit without accompaniment. Belongings carefully inspected, etc. Need for ongoing precautions is reviewed daily, until psychiatrist feels they can be lifted. ...Read more

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Pain in the hip and butt area?

Pain in the hip and butt area?

Several poss. Causes: 'hip' is an ill-defined term. You may mean lateral hip or low back. Lateral could be bursitis, tendinitis, muscle imbalance, etc. Posterior 'hip' & buttock pain is often caused by lumbar nerve, disc, or ligament injury, pyriformis syndrome, lumbar vertebral dysfunction, or sacroiliac problems. Most of these will be missed by many docs. A good physical, including osteopathic exam, may define a cause. ...Read more

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I have r a of the hip now what?

I have r a of the hip now what?

Partner with your MD: If you've been diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis, finding an experienced, knowledgeable, caring physician is paramount. A whole new generation of disease modifying agents are available to treat your disease. ...Read more

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What organs refer pain to the hip?

Very few.: "hip" means different things to different folks. If you mean your buttock, almost no internal organs refer there typically. If you mean the groin crease, the bladder and reproductive organs can refer there, and less commonly the intestines. If you mean the side of the thigh or upper outer pelvic rim bones, organs don't usually refer there, but pain from nearby muscles can. ...Read more

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Who really needs hip replacements?

Who really needs hip replacements?

Severe arthritis: Patients with severe arthritis of the hip will benefit from total hip replacement. Arthritis may present in varying degrees of severity and clinical symptoms. It is generally recommended to maximize the conservative or non-operative treatment of arthritis before a patient seriously considers hip replacement. Consult an orthopaedic surgeon specializing in hip replacement for further? 's. ...Read more

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What are the precautions for aids?

What are the precautions for aids?

Universal precuation: Avoid unprotected sex (including oral on a man), sharing needles, contact of open wounds with others blood. Do not undergo transfusion of blood or other body fluids in an area of the world that does not test all products. ...Read more

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What is causing this pain in my hip?

What is causing this pain in my hip?

Different causes: Their are different potential causes of hip pain. An orthopaedic evaluation with x-rays is the best place to start. Possible causes can include hip arthritis, tendinitis, bursitis, labral tears or loose cartilage in the hip joint. Your orthopaedic surgeon can discuss with you the problem and treatment options. ...Read more

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What causes pain in the side of the hip?

What causes pain in the side of the hip?

Bursitis: Typically, pain on the lateral or outside aspect of the hip is caused by inflammation of the greater trochanteric bursa. This condition can be treated with rest, nsaids, therapy, injections, and rarely surgery. ...Read more

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What precaution I could take being a diabetic?

What precaution I could take being a diabetic?

Precautions for what: Eat healthy, exercise, learn as much about your diabetes as you can, take prescribed medication properly, listen to your doctor, monitor your glucose frequenty, live a normal life, avoid complications, keep BP and lipids normal, get regular check-ups, don't smoke, laugh a lot, listen to your mother and/or your wife, never advocate the violent overthrow of the United States government. ...Read more

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What are the precautions to be taken by a diabetic?

WebMD: I'll refer you to webmd for the answer because they write text books about this subject. We get 400 characters. ...Read more

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I was wondering what are the precautions for marasmus?

I was wondering what are the precautions for marasmus?

MARASMUS: Make sure to eat a balanced diet with appropriate caloric intake. Treat if there is any underlying cause. Get a nutrition consult. ...Read more