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Why is my hip replacement hurting after 2 years?

Why is my hip replacement hurting after 2 years?

Aseptic loosening is the most common cause of pain after total hip replacement surgery and should be suspected in this patient. Radiographic results in these patients may be normal or may show radiolucent lines and/or shifting of the prosthetic components with aseptic loosening.

Is thigh pain common after hip replacement?

Data from short- and long-term follow-up studies indicate that thigh pain is a significant complication after apparently successful cementless total hip arthroplasty. In most cases, reported symptoms are mild to moderate, resolve spontaneously or do not progress, and require little or no therapeutic intervention.

Why does my hip hurt all the time?

The most common cause of chronic hip pain is osteoarthritis. Osteoarthritis is a common form of arthritis. It is a pain condition marked by inflammation of the joints. The inflammation causes pain, swelling, and stiffness. Osteoarthritis might best be considered the result of general wear and tear. It can occur from injuries, overuse, and age.

When does hip pain become a chronic condition?

When due to osteoarthritis, hip pain is a chronic condition. Typically, chronic health conditions are also conditions that have no cure and last indefinitely.

Why does my left thigh hurt after hip replacement?

After undergoing total hip replacement surgery 2 years earlier, a 65-year-old man comes to the office complaining of left thigh pain. He is a postal worker and has noticed the thigh pain over the last few months when he is walking with a heavy bag. He denies pain at rest or having fevers, chills, or sweats.

How long does it take for hip pain to go away?

@scottjeffe I’m sorry to hear that each of you is experiencing this pain issue – I had 2 total hip & 3 revision surgeries – all posterior, and the nerve pain resolved after about a year, but after the original implants, there was numbness along my femur, clicking in the joint and other issues – all of which the original ortho told me were “Normal”.

How old do you have to be to have hip pain?

Arthritis is most common in people over 65 years old. If you feel stiffness, swelling, or general discomfort around your hips that radiates to your legs, it may be a symptom of a type of arthritis.

@scottjeffe I’m sorry to hear that each of you is experiencing this pain issue – I had 2 total hip & 3 revision surgeries – all posterior, and the nerve pain resolved after about a year, but after the original implants, there was numbness along my femur, clicking in the joint and other issues – all of which the original ortho told me were “Normal”.

After undergoing total hip replacement surgery 2 years earlier, a 65-year-old man comes to the office complaining of left thigh pain. He is a postal worker and has noticed the thigh pain over the last few months when he is walking with a heavy bag. He denies pain at rest or having fevers, chills, or sweats.

Why does my hip hurt when I Walk?

Pain at rest that increases while walking is common if there is loosening of the prosthetic components. Activity-related pain and pain with resisted hip flexion are signs of tendinitis or bursitis of the hip. Pain on palpation over the greater trochanter most likely indicates trochanteric bursitis.