Has anyone had sharp thigh pain after hip replacement

Posted by Cjropes @Cjropes, Dec 30, 2015

Has anyone had sharp thigh pain after hip replacement

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Also incase a revision is needed can a supercapsular percutaneously assisted total hip (super path) be method be applied to a previously performed hemiathroplasty

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That would be a good question for your orthopedic surgeon. Sue

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Okay thank you ma'am.Dont think we have the expertise for that in my country yet.God bless

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Thigh pain 14 weeks after hemiarthroplasty (partial hip replacement) 

The surgeon said I might be having nerve issues in relation to my glute tendons.He prescribed a nerve agent and over the counter Non steroid anti inflammatory medication to me which helped.Am not having pains at the hip but am scared the thigh and glute pain might come back which was almost unbearable.Also want to know if there are better alternative treatments out there because my country still lacks alot when it comes to health care.Am scared because I nearly died immediately after the surgery because I went into hypotension.though it’s been 14 weeks post op.Also scared of exercises for sake of not wanting anything to go wrong.i currently use a cain to walk due to weight bearing

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@jidetemi

Thigh pain 14 weeks after hemiarthroplasty (partial hip replacement) 

The surgeon said I might be having nerve issues in relation to my glute tendons.He prescribed a nerve agent and over the counter Non steroid anti inflammatory medication to me which helped.Am not having pains at the hip but am scared the thigh and glute pain might come back which was almost unbearable.Also want to know if there are better alternative treatments out there because my country still lacks alot when it comes to health care.Am scared because I nearly died immediately after the surgery because I went into hypotension.though it’s been 14 weeks post op.Also scared of exercises for sake of not wanting anything to go wrong.i currently use a cain to walk due to weight bearing

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@jidetemi I'm so sorry to hear that you are having such a rough time. I saw that a mentor answered some of you questions in another discussion. I can't imagine going through what you are going through and to fear I was unable to get expertise medical care. I can't give you medical advice but I do know that for many ailments, lack of exercise makes matters worse. I obviously know nothing about your particular situation. I know that other ailments require limited mobility during healing. Is there no way to ask a doctor what is best?

You almost died. I can tell from your messages that you are scared. Do you have anyone that is with you and takes care of you right now? Someone that can help you find the answers you seek?

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@jidetemi Due to the nature of your situation I believe that you need member and mentor support sooner rather than later. Because of this I added you question to an existing discussion you have been part of today. Members like @cobweb @amallasch @yukoner777 @contentandwell @lotsofpain @peggyp @hopalongnm3 @sandy148 @debbraw have recently discussed hip replacement.

Below I have linked other recent discussions that you may find of interest. You may wish to scroll through the comments to find connections and suggestions.
– Joint Replacements https://connect.mayoclinic.org/group/joint-replacements/
– Questions regarding total hip replacement https://connect.mayoclinic.org/discussion/questions-regarding-total-hip-replacement/
– Hip Replacement – Are ligaments repaired? https://connect.mayoclinic.org/discussion/hip-replacement-are-ligaments-repaired/

Members @kp6350 @staudek @rah2435 @loriaakre have discussed neuropathy after total knee replacement and I wonder if these members have anything you can learn from. Below I have linked this discussion. I'm not certain if this is appropriate but we will try and see. 🙂
– Foot neuropathy after total knee replacement https://connect.mayoclinic.org/discussion/foot-neuropathy-after-total-knee-replacement/

I would like to be able to connect you with as many members as I can. Other than what I have already done, what more can I do? Do you think the pain is neuropathy? Below I have linked the neuropathy group. I'm not certain this applies but I have also linked the Chronic Pain group.
– Neuropathy https://connect.mayoclinic.org/group/neuropathy/
– Chronic Pain https://connect.mayoclinic.org/group/pain/

Surgery and almost dying is traumatic. Do you think the mental health group would be helpful? I have linked this group below.
– Mental health https://connect.mayoclinic.org/group/mental-health/

Due to your recent experiences and fear do you think a Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (P.T.S.D.) discussion would be appropriate? I should first ask if you know what P.T.S.D. is? I have linked this discussion below.
– Anyone Else With PTSD? https://connect.mayoclinic.org/discussion/anyone-else-with-ptsd/

Let me know if I can be of further assistance.

Erika

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Firstly, thank you so much this the first time since my surgery that I will feel someone is concerned about me.yes I think it's neuropathy.i must confess it's psychologically draining.i try to walk as much as I can within the house because that's the only exercise am confident doing, because I don't want anything to happen.The doctors here will charge you at every question.i obviously don't have that kind of money.God bless this platform.its giving me a sense of belonging.

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As for PTSD I think I can handle that quite well.even though I won't mind some counseling because am always scared at the slightest sensation from any path of my body.once again God bless everyone on this platform.

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@jidetemi

Thigh pain 14 weeks after hemiarthroplasty (partial hip replacement) 

The surgeon said I might be having nerve issues in relation to my glute tendons.He prescribed a nerve agent and over the counter Non steroid anti inflammatory medication to me which helped.Am not having pains at the hip but am scared the thigh and glute pain might come back which was almost unbearable.Also want to know if there are better alternative treatments out there because my country still lacks alot when it comes to health care.Am scared because I nearly died immediately after the surgery because I went into hypotension.though it’s been 14 weeks post op.Also scared of exercises for sake of not wanting anything to go wrong.i currently use a cain to walk due to weight bearing

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Hi, @jidetemi and welcome to Connect.
I'm sorry but I have no personal experience with hip replacements and the people I know who have had them have had no problems. I wish I could be of some help but unfortunately, I cannot. I have never had neuropathy but I can understand that it must be "psychologically draining", any constant pain is. I hope you will find some relief soon.

You mention you are in a different country. I do know that Voltaren can help with some pain, it's a gel that you rub on the area about 3 times a day, being very careful to not use too much. It is absorbed and does have side effects. The prescription name of it here is diclofenac. That may be available where you are. Again, if it is and you try it out make sure you follow the directions.
JK

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Thank you jk.will get the gel tomorrow.God bless you

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