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If you have septic hip arthritis when you are a baby, will you have problems in the future?
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Dr. Steven Morgan
Orthopedic Surgery
4 doctors agree
In brief: Maybe
Depending on the degree of damage from the infection specifically cartilage destruction you may be at risk for development of artirits in the hip.
If xrays remain normal with out evidence of arthritis or an uneven joint surface it is unlikely after a significant amount of time has passed

In brief: Maybe
Depending on the degree of damage from the infection specifically cartilage destruction you may be at risk for development of artirits in the hip.
If xrays remain normal with out evidence of arthritis or an uneven joint surface it is unlikely after a significant amount of time has passed
Dr. Steven Morgan
Dr. Steven Morgan
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Dr. John Goldman
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Is there damage
If you have damage that cannot be healed you can have long-term consequences.

In brief: Is there damage
If you have damage that cannot be healed you can have long-term consequences.
Dr. John Goldman
Dr. John Goldman
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