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I have vascular necrosis hip (both) due to high usage of prednisone because I have a kidney problem, what kind of exercise can I do to avoid surgery?

I have vascular necrosis hip (both) due to high usage of prednisone because I have a kidney problem, what kind of exercise can I do to avoid surgery?

Not much: There is nothing that is going to make the avascular necrosis better. It's all about monitoring and close contact with an ortho doc to determine if an when intervention is necessary. ...Read more

Necrosis (Definition)

Necrosis is the the death of cells and tissue. In dentistry, root canals are often needed when the pulp tissue inside a ...Read more


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Can you explain vascular necrosis of the hip?

Can you explain vascular necrosis of the hip?

Poor blood flow: If the vascular supply of the hip is decreased or absent the femoral head can collapse slowly. ...Read more

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What is vascular necrosis of the femoral hip area?

What is vascular necrosis of the femoral hip area?

Avascular necrosis?: Avascular necrosis refers to a state of diminshed blood supply to the femoral head.. It results in hip pain and progressive degenerative changes. ...Read more

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Can fat necrosis spread? I had it in my hip last yr & it was left 2 heal itself, however the pain has resurfaced.

Not exactly: While it is highly unlikely that fat necrosis can spread without further trauma, it is quite possible for scar tissue to be tethering a nerve. Try massaging the area with hand lotion, and if that's unsuccessful, return to the surgeon that treated you originally. ...Read more

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Hip necrosis and still young please tell me where to turn for help?

Orthopaedic Surgeon: You need to see an orthopaedic surgeon who specializes in hip reconstruction. If surgery is recommended, there are many options available. ...Read more

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What is avascular necrosis of the hip?

Hip joint breakdown: Avascular necrosis represents a spectrum of issues that advance from mild hip pain early in the process and heads toward varying degrees of femoral head collapse and severe pain with limited function. Speak to your orthopaedic surgeon if you are having progressive hip pain to see if imaging with X-rays or an MRI is indicated ...Read more

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What are the signs/symptoms of avascular necrosis of the hip?

What are the signs/symptoms of avascular necrosis of the hip?

Pain pain limpping: Many people have no symptoms in the early stages of avascular necrosis of bone. As the disease worsens, your affected joint may hurt only when you put weight on it. Eventually, the joint may hurt even when you're lying down.Pain can be mild or severe and usually develops gradually.Pain associated with avascular necrosis of the hip may be focused in the groin, thigh or buttock. ...Read more

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Vascular (Definition)

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