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Dr. Chip
Dr. Chip, Board Certified Physician
Category: Medical
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Experience:  20 yrs. in practice, includinge surgery, general medicine, addiction medicine and pain.
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hi i am 35 years old i born with hip dysplasia my left leg

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hi i am 35 years old i born with hip dysplasia my left leg was shorter 5cm till last year now its 8 cm shorther and gets very painnfull i had no chance to see doctor in the past because my family was very poor i just wanted to ask is there any chance if i can have operation my leg can get better or normal or where i can go for treatment thank you for help
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 3 years ago.
Hi. Where exactly do you live?
Customer: replied 3 years ago.

i live in west sessex united kingdom

Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 3 years ago.
OK Mehmet. Yes there is surgery for your problem--either hip preservation surgery or hip replacement surgery. Here's a link to where I think you should go and you should contact them
http://www.bsuh.nhs.uk/hospitals/our-hospitals/sussex-orthopaedic-nhs-treatment-centre/