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What causes a septic hip?

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Dr. John Goldman
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
3 doctors agree

In brief: Infection

Usuallythis infection occurs by being spread from a blood infection, .

In brief: Infection

Usuallythis infection occurs by being spread from a blood infection, .
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Dr. Bertrand Kaper
Orthopedic Surgery - Reconstruction
2 doctors agree

In brief: Infection

A septic hip refers to an infection inside the hip joint.
Infections are most commonly caused by bacteria or viruses. A bacterial infection will require aggressive treatment- usually surgery and intravenous antibiotics for an extended period of time.

In brief: Infection

A septic hip refers to an infection inside the hip joint.
Infections are most commonly caused by bacteria or viruses. A bacterial infection will require aggressive treatment- usually surgery and intravenous antibiotics for an extended period of time.
Dr. Bertrand Kaper
Dr. Bertrand Kaper
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