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Can hip injection infect my hip replacement?

Can hip injection infect my hip replacement?

Depends: Many hip injections are done for bursitis (greater trochanteric bursitis - the side of the hip) - these injections are superfical, outside of the joint, and would be highly unlikely to cause infection of a hip replacement. However, if you have had an actual injection into the joint itself, then there is certainly the possibility of an infection occurring, however chances are still low. ...Read more

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Started with rt hip labrum tear and Bursitis in hip.1 yr later got bursitis in both hips gr8r trctr, shoulders.y does my rht leg gets red in shower?

Started with rt hip labrum tear and Bursitis in hip.1 yr later got bursitis in both hips gr8r trctr, shoulders.y does my rht leg gets red in shower?

Water temp : if u take too hot shower/ use room temp water. looks like u get these bursitis due to poor sudden exercise and poor training. Do gradual truing. if u have RH A then see an MD ...Read more

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Started aerobics. Got pain in knee below knee cap?

Started aerobics. Got pain in knee below knee cap?

Pain below kneecap: Usually an infrapatellar tendonitis, may also be "jumper's" knee. Essentially from some relative overuse. ...Read more

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Lt knee has swelling, dent in knee cap, & pain in thigh & knee. Should i be concern?

Lt knee has swelling, dent in knee cap, & pain  in thigh & knee. Should i be concern?

Yes.: If your knee is producing fluid, which results in swelling, then that's a sign that there is probably something structurally wrong inside your knee. You should see an orthopedic knee specialist for closer evaluation. ...Read more

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Is hip adduction bad for hips?

Is hip adduction bad for hips?

Not necessarily: Typically the exercises that are focused on to strengthen the hip focus on abduction, and extension. These exercises work on the large muscles such as the gluteus. Adduction and flexion should also be part of any hip therapy regimen and are not necessarily bad unless there is a particular reason (ie patients with hip replacements should avoid adduction as may put them at risk for dislocation). ...Read more

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Deep pain in L buttock. Tension L hip. Stiff lower back. Numbness/tingling L shin & sole of foot. Cramping sensation in foot. L calf pain. Weakness in leg. Worse w/exertion/sitting/standing/lying down. Scans hip/butt OK. Suggestions, possibilities?

Deep pain in L buttock. Tension L hip. Stiff lower back. Numbness/tingling L shin & sole of foot. Cramping sensation in foot. L calf pain. Weakness in leg. Worse w/exertion/sitting/standing/lying down. Scans hip/butt OK. Suggestions, possibilities?

Please repost: and explain what you mean by a "butt" scan. Medically there's no such thing as a "butt" scan. Abandon your unfortunate tendency to use vague colloquial words like "butt" and and state EXACTLY what the scan was called. What you need is a scan of your lumbosacral spine, not your "butt." ...Read more

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Numbness from knee to toes right leg after total hip replacement 6 weeks ago. Pain riht hip. Is this normal?

Numbness from knee to toes right leg after total hip replacement  6 weeks ago. Pain riht hip. Is this normal?

Not normal: No, it doesn't sound normal. Please call your surgeon and speak to the doctor on call with the answering service. If this is new, may need to go to ER. ...Read more

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Hip pain after L5/S1 spinal fusion?

Hip pain after L5/S1 spinal fusion?

That's common: Often, your low back can cause hip pain, just like hip problems can cause knee pain. I would talk to your orhtopedic and see if he could recommend some strengthening and stretching exercises and also to ensure nothing else is going on. ...Read more

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Pain in back, left leg thigh joint, left leg bone below knee, pain in foot bone near pinky toe & one beside it, glucose levels r elevated bordererline?

Pain in back, left leg thigh joint, left leg bone below knee, pain in foot bone near pinky toe & one beside it, glucose levels r elevated bordererline?

Sciatica: There are multiple potential causes, among the more common is a sciatica, which is pain from an irritated nerve in the back. I would not hesitate to be seen and treated for it. ...Read more

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26y/o male w/ lower back pain, sciatica in r buttox, l testicular pain, numbness in l big toe. Duration-2 months, sharp pain when stand/sit. Army?

26y/o male w/ lower back pain, sciatica in r buttox, l testicular pain,  numbness in l big toe. Duration-2 months, sharp pain when stand/sit.  Army?

Spine Pain Options: This chronic pain in the distribution as you suggested is the result of an irritated nerve or facet joints or other injury typically in the lumbar spine (low back) which are caused by herniated disks, spinal stenosis or degenerative disc disease, etc requiring further evaluation by a spine specialist and may be candidate for facet injections/radiofrequency ablation and epidural steroid injection. ...Read more

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Does artritus in the hip cause knee pain?

Does artritus in the hip cause knee pain?

Occasionally : True hip osteoarthritis causes pain in the hip, groin and buttock esp. W/ weight bearing. Occassionally in adults pain can be referred to the knee but this is unusual( unlike children where hip problems and knee referred pain is much more common).More commonly 'hip pain' in adults w/ concurrent pain to the knee is originating in the lumbar spine. See an ors ... Best of luck! ...Read more

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Outter lower leg swollen,lower leg into foot pains.2 yrs ago same injury,Pod gave cortizone (hydrocortisone) injection in ankle twice.Foot & 3 toes go numb at times.

Outter lower leg  swollen,lower leg into foot pains.2 yrs ago same injury,Pod gave cortizone (hydrocortisone) injection in ankle twice.Foot & 3 toes go numb at times.

Compartment syndrome: If leg is swollen, two biggest concerns are a blood clot (which would not resolve with a cortisone injection) and compartment syndrome which is where the swelling is compressing the flow of blood and nerves into your foot which is a concern, but it doesn't usually come and go over two years. See your MD. ...Read more

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Pain in neck, in spine between shoulder girdle, lower most portionof spine, just below knee cap on llet leg, and foot below ankle, age 28, cmn caus?

Pinched nerve: Sounds like you sprained the spine, and have symptoms consistent with a pinched nerve to the lower back. The cause of pinched nerves include, disk herniations, bone spurs, and more alarming causes such as broken bones, cancer, or infection. Based on your age, and if you are otherwise healthy, it is most likely a herniated disk. But to be sure, please have an evaluation by a physican. ...Read more

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Pain in knee shoots up thigh. Worst pain ever at night. Only 1 knee. I'm very flat footed. Dr before said my knees have extra mobility?

Pain in knee shoots up thigh. Worst pain ever at night. Only 1 knee. I'm very flat footed. Dr before said my knees have extra mobility?

Knee pain: When your young common injuries such as internal tears of soft tissue such as cartilage or tendons seem to be the problem. You need to see your doc and rest the knee till then. :) ...Read more