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Is feeling fatigued common after total hip replacement surgery on one hip?
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Dr. Barry Waldman
Orthopedic Surgery - Reconstruction
2 doctors agree
In brief: Yes
It takes a lot of energy to heal after surgery.
The feeling should subside after one to two months.

In brief: Yes
It takes a lot of energy to heal after surgery.
The feeling should subside after one to two months.
Dr. Barry Waldman
Dr. Barry Waldman
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Dr. Ralph Salvagno
Orthopedic Surgery
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Very common
Following hip or knee replacement fatigue is common.
The body is mobilizing all its nutritional resources to heal the surgical site and often patients are anemic ( low blod counts) due to blood loss from surgery. Coupled with the psychological stress of a major operation it is common for patients to feel fatigued. It is important to get adequate sleep and rest. Fatigue usually resolves in 6-8 wks.

In brief: Very common
Following hip or knee replacement fatigue is common.
The body is mobilizing all its nutritional resources to heal the surgical site and often patients are anemic ( low blod counts) due to blood loss from surgery. Coupled with the psychological stress of a major operation it is common for patients to feel fatigued. It is important to get adequate sleep and rest. Fatigue usually resolves in 6-8 wks.
Dr. Ralph Salvagno
Dr. Ralph Salvagno
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