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Where do you typically feel pain if you need a hip replacement?

Where do you typically feel pain if you need a hip replacement?

In the groin: Usually (but not always), people perceive hip joint pain in their groin or anterior thigh. Less frequently laterally or posteriorly. ...Read more

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Dr. Peter Ihle
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Hip Replacement (Definition)

Total hip replacement: surgery in which the diseased ball and socket of the hip joint are completely removed and replaced with artificial materials. A metal ball with a stem (a prosthesis) is inserted into the femur (thigh bone) and an artificial plastic cup socket is placed in the acetabulum (a "cup-shaped" ...Read more


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How long does a hip replacement typically last?

How long does a hip replacement typically last?

10 years or longer: Some only last only a few years due to complications, but most last for decades. Only about seven percent of patients ever need a second hip the same side. ...Read more

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Will you need a hip replacement if you were shot in the hip?

Will you need a hip replacement if you were shot in the hip?

Depends, maybe: If there was damage to the hip joint or the bones around the joint you may end up needing a hip replacement. First, you need to have an orthopedic surgeon evaluate you, have x-rays and possibly MRI and see exactly what's going on. ...Read more

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Please tell me will you need a hip replacement if you were shot in the hip?

Depends: If the hip was shot and healed you will likely develop arthritis in the hip and eventuaully ger a replacement. If the head was shot off the yes if the entire hip ball and socket are destroyed it may be a difficult task to put in a hip. ...Read more

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Which doctors do you need to see after your PCP says you need a hip replacement?

Which doctors do you need to see after your PCP says you need a hip replacement?

Orthopaedic surgeon: 35 years old is young for a hip replacement, unless you have some other process going on like AVN, old trauma or Rheumatoid arthritis. AN orthopedic surgeon can go through your options with you. ...Read more

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I need a hip replacement I need a doctor who excepts metro plus in nyc?

Talk to insurer.: Talk to your insurance company. They will know what orthopedists they cover. Unless a doc here is on their list of docs and says so, we have no way of knowing who is on what plan as an approved doc. ...Read more

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I have pain in my groin with walking that has become chronic. Could i need a hip replacement?

I have pain in my groin with walking that has become chronic. Could i need a hip replacement?

Quite possibly: Groin pain with weight bearing activities does sound like true hip pain and should be evaluated. X-rays should be able to determine the need for hip replacement. ...Read more

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I am 68 year old i need a hip replacement am i doing it any harm walking 2 mile a day.It is very painful but I am walking for my health.

I am 68 year old i need a hip replacement am i doing it any harm walking 2 mile a day.It is very painful but I am walking for my health.

No harm: We typically encourage patients to remain as active as their hip arthritis pain will allow them to be. Although walking two miles may cause your hip to hurt, it will not do any harm. ...Read more

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Does continued use of prednisone cause you to need a hip replacement?

Yes it can: Extended use of Prednisone is associated with a condition called avascular necrosis, which can cause rapidly worsening arthritis of the hip. Of course the arthritis can be ue to other factors as well. ...Read more