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What are possible causes for severe swelling in foot up after having total hip replacement?
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Dr. Nela Cordero
Pediatrics
3 doctors agree
In brief: HIP REPLACEMENT
Hip replacement is major surgery and takes many hours to do it.
Severe swelling after or is due to traumatic surgery and not well established circulation yet. They have to use crutches, undergo intensive physical therapy to properly walk again.

In brief: HIP REPLACEMENT
Hip replacement is major surgery and takes many hours to do it.
Severe swelling after or is due to traumatic surgery and not well established circulation yet. They have to use crutches, undergo intensive physical therapy to properly walk again.
Dr. Nela Cordero
Dr. Nela Cordero
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Dr. Jay D Helman
Podiatry
2 doctors agree
In brief: Support stockings
Possible cause is improper lymph drainage.
This can be alleviated by wearing a support stocking. I would discuss this with your surgeon to rule out other possible causes.

In brief: Support stockings
Possible cause is improper lymph drainage.
This can be alleviated by wearing a support stocking. I would discuss this with your surgeon to rule out other possible causes.
Dr. Jay D Helman
Dr. Jay D Helman
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