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What should I do about a dislocated hip?

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

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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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 can I do for a dislocated hip?

Dislocated hip: A true dislocated hip is a surgical emergency. Do you mean that your hip feels like it wants to slide out of joint ? We need more information ...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 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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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