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I was involved in a car accident in 2011 and one of my injuries was a hip dislocation. I was wondering if a successful virginal birth is possible?

I was involved in a car accident in 2011 and one of my injuries was a hip dislocation.  I was wondering if a successful virginal birth is possible?

Pelvic fractures: If the injury did not result in a serious pelvic fracture, then it is unlikely to have any effect in the size of the birth canal. ...Read more

Dr. Thomas Deberardino
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Dislocation (Definition)

Dislocation is a condition in which a bone has come out of place from a joint, usually due to a sports injury, a fall, a bike/car accident, or a birth defect. The dislocated joint can have its out-of-place bone put back into proper position, but further treatment may be needed ...Read more


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Hi, i am 24 weeks pregnant and I have just had a hip dislocation am in serious pain.What could be the cause and treatment. I?

Hi, 

i am 24 weeks pregnant and I have just had a hip dislocation am in serious pain.What could be the cause and treatment.


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Orthopedic surgeon: Hip dislocation? Have you been seen in the er. If not you need to be. A hip dislocation is a serious problem and would need evaluation by an orthopedic surgeon. It is usually caused a fall or serious trauma like a car accident. If this is really what you meant then you should be seen in the er now. ...Read more

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How can I avoid my hip dislocation from hurting a lot?

How can I avoid my hip dislocation from hurting a lot?

Don't dislocate!: Hip dislocation is serious, very uncommon and usually associated with major violent trauma. Please get another opinion as to what is happening and why it hurts. ...Read more

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What is an effective treatment for baby hip dislocation?

What is an effective treatment for baby hip dislocation?

Orthopedist: Need to see a pediatric orthopedic surgeon. Early treatment usually involves the wearing of a pavlik harness to keep the hips in a correct anatomical orientation. Sometimes surgery is required ...Read more

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Are people with osteoporosis more likely suffer from a hip dislocation than a shoulder dislocation?

Neither: Osteoporosis is not associated with dislocations but is associated with fractures. Hip fractures are more common sue to falls in the elderly with osteoporosis especially those who do not exercise and have poor balance and coordination and are not strong. ...Read more

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Can I know treatment for congenital hip dislocation for 23yrs women?

Can I know treatment for congenital hip dislocation for 23yrs women?

Yes: Developmental dysplasia of the hip (ddh) is the current term. Options for treatment include observation, osteotomies and replacement. Speak with your doctor about which option is best for you. ...Read more

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Is it possible to hip dislocated in teenage? How to know if hip dislocated? What are hip dislocation effects? Does it effect children growth?

Is it possible to hip dislocated in teenage? How to know if hip dislocated? What are hip dislocation effects? Does it effect children growth?

Dislocated hip: It is possible to have a hip dislocation as a teenager.You may walk with a limp or possibly be in pain. At your age it may have no more effect on your height. See an orthopedic doctor for evaluation. ...Read more

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Popping a sign of partial hip dislocation?

Popping a sign of partial hip dislocation?

Several causes: Popping with a hip implant may represent scar, impingement on psoas tendon, impingement on hip abductors, acetabular and femoral alignment, loose bodies, hip adductor impingement/strain, implant loosening, among others. ...Read more

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How could hip dislocation affect pregnancy?

How could hip dislocation affect pregnancy?

Canal width...: Hip dislocations may affect the ability of the pelvic muscles to function properly during labor; and may impede the head of the fetus from "dropping" into the birth canal effectively. It may also interfere with the process of labor...Best to ask your OB about this; c-sections may be a consideration in this case. ...Read more

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