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How can you know if you dislocated your hip?

How can you know if you dislocated your hip?

Pain: It is usually intensely painful. A dislocated hip is nearly impossible to walk on and for a natural hip, usually follows severe trauma. ...Read more

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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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What are symptoms of a dislocated hip?

What are symptoms of a dislocated hip?

Extreme pain: Pain is the primary symptom, with inability to walk or even move a secondary. It usually takes a large amount of force to dislocate a hip, and a large amount of effort to get it back into place. Without a trauma like a motor vehicle accident, it is very rare. ...Read more

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What should I do about a dislocated hip?

See a physician: A truly dislocated hip is a surgical emergency and requires admission to a hospital. ...Read more

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What are some ways to fix a dislocated hip?

What are some ways to fix a dislocated hip?

Dislocated hip: If it is a tha or a significant trauma, reduce it usually in the or setting. If it is chronically dislocated, such as ddh or neuromuscular disorders, need to check with orthopedic surgeon with imaging and good history and exam. ...Read more

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What should I do to get a dislocated hip fixed?

Go to the ER: These symptoms can only be adequately diagnosed only after a thorough evaluation by your doctor. This may include labs and other satudies. Once all of the information is in, your doctor can let you know what's going on, and what to do to help you. ...Read more

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How long does it take to recover from a dislocated hip?

How long does it take to recover from a dislocated hip?

Depends: It depends on the type and severity as well as your level of activity. Generally, uncomplicated dislocations usually take 6-12 weeks to heal. ...Read more

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How long should it take to recover from a dislocated hip?

How long should it take to recover from a dislocated hip?

Depends: Was there a fracture? If not it can take up to 6 months minimum. 12 months is not unheard of. Rehab, rehab, rehab. Muscle balance, esp glute strength. ...Read more

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Why is the shoulder more commonly dislocated than the hip?

Why is the shoulder more commonly dislocated than the hip?

Anatomy: The shoulder joint is a little like a golf ball on a tee, and relies on ligaments and muscles to remain in position (located). The hip is more like a ball inside a socket, or a bowl that wraps halfway around the ball. It is much easier to knock a ball off a golf tee, than out of a bowl. ...Read more

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If I dislocated hip 2 years ago, what can I do for pain now?

If I dislocated hip 2 years ago, what can I do for pain now?

Need an x-ray now!: A hip dislocation may disturb the blood supply to the femoral head. When that happens, avascular or osteo necrosis may develop. This is a serious condition and needs to be evaluated by a board certified orthopaedic surgeon. Try otc nsaid's for pain relief until you can see an orthopod. ...Read more

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How long does it take to fully recover from a dislocated hip?

Varies: Barring any complications such as a recurrent dislocation or avascular necrosis, about 8-12 weeks on average to recover from an uncomplicated hip dislocation. ...Read more

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What causes someone to feel like their right hip is dislocated?

What causes someone to feel like their right hip is dislocated?

Snapping hip: The most likely cause is a muscle on the outside of your hip called the tensa fascia latae that extend more distally to form your illiotibial (it) band that "pops" rather than glides over a bony prominence in the upper part of your thigh bone (femur). The pop/ clunk feels like your hip is dislocating. The illiopsoas (hip flexor) muscle on the front part of the hip can also produce a snap. ...Read more

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Need some info about my daughters dislocated hip--what can they do?

Depends on the age: Traumatic hip dislocation - pediatric - pediatrics - orthobullets.Com www.Orthobullets.Com/pediatrics/.../traumatic-hip-dislocation--pediat...Mar 12, 2012 – introduction. Typically seen after high energy trauma. Can occur after low energy mechanism while engaging in sporting activities. Posterior ... Pediatric hip dysplasia - dislocated hips in children orthopedics.About.Com › ... › pediatric ort. ...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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I had a dislocated hip as a baby. How likely are my children to get it?

I had a dislocated hip as a baby.  How likely are my children to get it?

3-4%, but...: Developmental hip dysplasia, new term for 'congenital hip dislocation, ' occurs way more often in girls and in babies born in breech position.Therefore, the chance will be more or less depending upon the gender and presentation of fetus. ...Read more

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A dislocated prostisis hip after 8 years in early 50s what is the likelihood of dislocation again?

A dislocated prostisis hip after 8 years in early 50s what is the likelihood of dislocation again?

50% +: Unfortunate that hip dislocated after 8 years. Usually occurs within the first 2 months while the tissue that is holding the hip in place heals. If you have a dislocation at 8 years usually because of a accident or putting hip in a position that over stretches the hip joint.That position is dependent on the type of approach to the hip used by surgeon. Talk to surgeon about restrictions. ...Read more

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