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Dr. Shari Jackson
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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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Why is my artificial hip painful when I sneeze?

Why is my artificial hip painful when I sneeze?

Hip pain with sneeze: "hip pain" caused by sneezing might represent a lumbar disc problem. The increase in pressure cause by the sneeze can affect nerves near the lumbar discs. This is called "referred pain".

The other possibility is a groin hernia. Again, the increased pressure in the belly from the sneeze causes the hernia to bulge and cause pain. ...Read more

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I've had hip replacement but when I cough or sneeze my hip hurts?

I've had hip replacement but when I cough or sneeze my hip hurts?

Likely back not hip: Many things refer pain to "hip." True hip pain is in the groin. If so try to make a figure 4 with that leg. If that significantly increases your pain go back to the hip doc. Else, if li is buttock pain you need a workup for facet arthrosis, disc disease or other spinal disease. Don't neglect a hip bursitis - on the side as is a TFL syndrome. The cough/sneeze bit points to spine pathology as No.1. ...Read more

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Why does the inside of my hip hurt when I cough or sneeze? Is this serious?

Hip pain: Hip and groin pain with increased abdominal pressure could point to a inguinal or femoral hernia. A small out pouching from your abdomen down into the inguinal canal.... Please have this checked out, possibly by your primary care physician. A scan may be helpful.... It is typically not serious, unless a bowel loop gets stuck in this hernia... Best of luck! ...Read more

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What could cause hip pain after sneezing?

What could cause hip pain after sneezing?

See details: Are you sure you do not mean back pain? If the pain is not in the groin it is not hip. If it is in that area and sneezing causes it, get checked for the presence of a hernia. ...Read more

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I have severe sharp hip pain when coughing, sneezing or getting out of bed too quickly?

I have severe sharp hip pain when coughing, sneezing or getting out of bed too quickly?

See details: Pain in the hip area is often lower back in origin rather than true hip disease. I suspect that is your problem. Of course, hip issues including tears, arthritis, tendonitis and bursitis can be the cause. See an orthopedist. ...Read more

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Hip pain as a consequence of progressive degeneration and arthritis will lead to hip replacement or orthoscopy??

Hip pain treatments: Hip degeneration is common, and doesn't lead to replacement unless the joint is badly damaged. Weight control, balanced walking, and hip muscle strengthening, will preserve the joint. ...Read more

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What does it mean to have an artificial hip?

What does it mean to have an artificial hip?

Total hip replace: When arthritis is severe in the hip (no cartilage between bones) and/or causes constant intense pain and lack of function, or when there is other pathology (disease) that requieres to remove the afected part of the hip then total hip replacement is indicated. Artificial hips are made of titanium and requires some sort of biological " cement" to put in. Plastic, screws, plates may be required. ...Read more

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What is the best way to get used to an artificial hip?

What is the best way to get used to an artificial hip?

Hip: Consider a team, guided approach with progressive increased activity as tolerated and provided by your orthopedic surgeon, pt, and ot teams. Start with walker, progress to cane, work to master stairs. ...Read more

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Is titanium used to make artificial hip joints?

Is titanium used to make artificial hip joints?

Yes: Most include titanium alloys especially at bone interfaces to encourage bony ingrowth. ...Read more

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Can you play some sports if you have an artificial hip?

Can you play some sports if you have an artificial hip?

Yes: Doubles tennis, swimming, bicycling, golf, bowling, softball.

Avoid high impact sports that include running, jumping and landing. ...Read more

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Can I be do hiphop even if I have an artificial hip?

Ask orthopedist: I would get clearance from your orthopedic surgeon. You can dislocate your artificicial hip with that range of motion. ...Read more

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How much is an artificial hip like a real hip in function?

How much is an artificial hip like a real hip in function?

Better: A hip replacement often improves range of motion. Sometimes too much motion, and dislocation becomes a risk. Metal on plastic surfaces don't last forever, so higher impact activities should be limited. Otherwise, daily activities are restored, and function is better than before surgery. ...Read more

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Does weather affect artificial hip?

Does weather affect artificial hip?

Weather changes: Drops in barometric pressure can cause baroreceptors around joints to send discomfort messages to your brain. ...Read more

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Can taking oils make artificial hip joints work better?

Can taking oils make artificial hip joints work better?

No: It would be very unlikely that any oil you could ingest would selectively be accumulated in the capsule of an artificial joint. ...Read more

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How precise is the muscle that is attached to the artificial hip implant?

?: There are no muscles that connect to a total hip implant. Both components are implanted in the bones of the pelvis and thigh bone. The muscles are left connected to the bones. Some approaches involve cutting muscles and ligaments, which are sewn back together at the end of the procedure. ...Read more

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After a transatlantic flight, my 2 year old artificial hip is sore. What could cause this?

After a transatlantic flight, my 2 year old artificial hip is sore. What could cause this?

Nothing serious: These plane rides generally are over six or seven hours. Being stationary for that period of time can cause stiffness. It is not uncommon for people with joint replacements that travel for extended periods of time to feel achiness or soreness after these long trips. The pressure changes from high-altitude even though the cabin is pressurized can also cause joint become sore and swelling of the lower extremities. ...Read more

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How long does an artificial hip last for?

How long does an artificial hip last for?

20-30 years: Current hip replacements last 20-30 years 95% of the time. 95% of people have good to excellent results for all those years. It is a life changing....Restoring decision. ...Read more

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Why do they have to remove artificial hip sometimes?

Why do they have to remove artificial hip sometimes?

A few reasons: If the prosthetic hip is loose, infected, or dislocates, revision may be required. ...Read more

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How can you increase the life expectancy of an artificial hip replacement?

Try these tips: The life expectancy of a total hip replacement may be extended under favorable circumstances including avoiding impact activities like running, avoiding gainings weight, or loosing excess weight, and limiting the number of cycles the hip goes through. ...Read more

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Is your back supposed to hurt after hip replacement?

Is your back supposed to hurt after hip replacement?

Not usually: If you had an epidural or spinal anesthetic, back pain can occur early and if severe it should be evaluated with an MRI scan to rule out a hematoma. ...Read more

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Who may be a candidate for artificial hip replacement?

Who may be a candidate for artificial hip replacement?

Patients with pain: When pain is severe enough and is not controlled with non-operative therapy, hip replacement is a possibility. Age and medication conditions sometimes preclude surgery, but this is not common. ...Read more

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Doctors can now put a full and total artificial hip in, easily?

Artificial hip: Yes. Artificial hip surgery is a straight forward surgery that is does routinely by most orthopedics surgeons. Ask your surgeon how many he has done and if he is board certified. ...Read more

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Does artificial hip replacement require a leg amputation if the bone broken?

Broken bones: If u break your artificial hip you usually get it fixed not your leg amputated. ...Read more

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My back hurts....Could it be my bed...When I walk I feel it in my hip....My dad had a hip replacement...Is that genetic?

Several questions: You've asked several questions! back pain at your age is generally benign and will almost always respond to basic conservative treatment - physical therapy, increased activity, exercise, good diet, etc. The bed gets blamed a lot but in truth, as long as you have a decent medium firm mattress, it's fine. Hip replacement is usually done for arthritis which is a normal aging change. ...Read more

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I am a diabetic, osteoporous, arthritic and have had a hip replacement. I have been told to get an RA test done. Myhands hurt and go numb and the numbness may last from20 seconds to an hour. What might be the cause of it?

2 major causes: The 2 most likely causes are cervical spondylitis (pinched nerve in neck from arthritic spurs or ruptured disk) or diabetic peripheral neuropathy. An MRI and/or nerve conduction study will distinguish the 2 conditions. Treatments are different. ...Read more

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What are the risks of hip replacement surgery if I have an artificial heart valve? Would you recommend it?

What are the risks of hip replacement surgery if I have an artificial heart valve? Would you recommend it?

Discuss w/ ORS: Discuss w/ your ORS. Artificial heart valves are fairly common and do not represent a contraindication for hip replacement. Active skin lesions, dental caries and urinary tract infections are the most common reasons in my experience for cancellation of elective joint replacement surgery. Hip replacement surgery performed well provides pain relief and greatly improves quality of life. Best of Luck! ...Read more

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Why does my right hip hurt after having sex?

Different causes: The pain may simply be positional. If the pain continues to occur despite trying different positions, would recommend seeing your physician. ...Read more

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Hip pain when sitting or laying down. When laying pain goes down leg and leg hurts then wil go almost numb?

See below: Based on your description you could have herniated disk with sciatica. See your doctor to confirm. ...Read more

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I get this weird lower hip pain that seems to to go to the side of my calf and shin. Hurts worse when lying down. What could it be?

Thigh with calf pain: Pain in that area is typically from a nerve injury or part of the muscle fascial complex on the lateral part ot f the hip and thigh which helps pull your leg away from the midline. Either can be worsened by certain positions including the supine position ...Read more

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Hip pain, in outside hamstring below butt, and outside of hip. Since I dance a lot, doing certain moves, (kicks, turns, and jumps) hurt really bad. I know I injured it doing a kick tilted over, I hyper extended my supporting leg and pushed out my hip, and

I: I agree with dr. Kessous. You should start with relative rest, ice and some over the counter antiinflammatories. However, given that you are a dancer, and age 15, you could have easily pulled a tendon off the bone, possibly even pulling a small piece of bone with it. If conservative measures with rest, ice and anti-inflammatories doesn't allow you to return to dancing, then you should see a sports medicine specialist to get the proper diagnosis and treatment plan. ...Read more

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Does ovary issue make hip hurt?

Possibly: It is possibly that an ovarian problem could effect adjacent nerves and cause pain in the hip area. I assume you mean groin area pain and not back or buttock pain. ...Read more

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Why does the inside of my hip always hurt when I cough or sneeze?

Why does the inside of my hip always hurt when I cough or sneeze?

Hernia/strain: A strain or pulled muscle will settle down and resolve in a few weeks. A hernia will continue to have symptoms in the same location and eventually a bulge will show up. If you develop increasing pain, or fever get checked sooner. Otherwise a trip to your primary is fine. Imaging with ultrasound is often diagnostic. Be well. ...Read more

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Why does my left leg and hip hurt when I lay down? What should I do?

Why does my left leg and hip hurt when I lay down? What should I do?

Trocanteric bursitis: It's a classic symptom that happens when people lay on their side and their hip is inflamed at the trochanteric bursa (a fluid filled sac) that helps the tissues in the area move more easily. People commonly complain of waking up because of the pain. Anti-inflammatories, stretching, and alternating ice and heat compresses can help. If it doesn't improve, see your doctor. ...Read more

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Why does the inside of my hip hurt when having sex in a certain position?

Why does the inside of my hip hurt when having sex in a certain position?

Could be impingement: It would be helpful to know the exact position of the hip when it hurts but often flexion internal rotation is a sign of impingement or a labral tear of the acetabulum. Need a clinical exam. ...Read more

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Why does somewhere around my right hip hurt when I bend my body or sit down, also it feels numb too?

Why does somewhere around my right hip hurt when I bend my body or sit down, also it feels numb too?

Many things: Jane - the most common cause of hip discomfort is osteoarthritis. With that being said hip plain can have multiple causes including problems with the hip joint, fluid sacs, nerves and muscles around the hip/lower back. The best place to start is wish a visit to your physician. If you would like to talk more visit me at. Https://www. Healthtap. Com/experts/12663165-dr-patrick-kohlitz ...Read more

Dr. Jimmy Bowen
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Hip Pain (Definition)

Depending upon who is using the term, hip pain may be limited to pain coming from the hip joint itself, or it can describe pain from a number of different causes in the ...Read more