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Elderly relative had hip replacement surgery, now infection in soft tissue and nerve damage?

Complication are . Infrequent.Infection a small number of people can develop an infection with a total hip replacement this complication can require further surgery to remove the prosthetic components and clean out the joint along with a course of antibiotics lasting six to eight weeks the incidence of nerve injury o-3% in primary total hip arthroplasty most common the sciatic nerve but the femoral, obturator also. Read more...

How could you know if you have dislocated your prosthetic hip joint after hip replacement surgery?

These Symptoms. Prosthetic hip dislocation is usually but not universally a dramatic, painful event. There is usually deformity (shortening of the leg), pain and the inability to walk. Read more...
Severe pain. A dislocation of a total hip replacement is a very painful event. Pain and inability to move your hip is typically seen. A reduction of the hip will require a trip to the emergency room. Read more...