Get your Health question answered in 3 easy steps
A Doctor will be with you shortly
Ask a Doctor Now
124 Doctors are Online

Pain from groin to knee, broken femur, hip replacement done, arthritis. Treatment?

I had a hip replacement on my right hip in May this year - about ten days after the op I stood up and had a pain going from the groin to the knee - I had broken my femur . I had an operation for this in June. I have arthritus in my right knee and this is painful when I walk - could this be affecting my right leg. I have a dull ache in my right buttock which moves down my leg and up to my hip. Is this because I have had two major ops in a short time?
Asked On : Wed, 10 Oct 2012
Answers:  1 Views:  76
Report Abuse
Share on Facebook
Share on Twitter
Share on Google+
Question is related to
Diseases and Conditions
Medical Procedures
Medical Topics
Orthopaedic Surgeon 's  Response
Thanks for writing to us.
The pain in the hip could be related to a post-op complication or due to a bad posture due to arthritis in the knees. A direct examination is necessary for diagnosis.
I hope this information has been both informative and helpful for you.
Dr. Praveen Tayal
Answered: Thu, 11 Oct 2012
I find this answer helpful
Disclaimer: These answers are for your information only and not intended to replace your relationship with your treating physician.
This is a short, free answer. For a more detailed, immediate answer, try our premium service [Sample answer]


Loading Online Doctors....
© Ebix, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
All the information, content and live chat provided on the site is intended to be for informational purposes only, and not a substitute for professional or medical advice. You should always speak with your doctor before you follow anything that you read on this website. Any health question asked on this site will be visible to the people who browse this site. Hence, the user assumes the responsibility not to divulge any personally identifiable information in the question. Use of this site is subject to our Terms & Conditions
Already Rated.
Your rating:

Ask a Doctor