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My mam had a hip operation 8 weeks ago she is having aching

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hi my mam had a hip operation 8 weeks ago she is having aching pain down her leg the side she had her hip operation is this normal
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr Basu replied 1 year ago.
Hi there,This is Dr Basu, experienced Internal Medicine Specialist.I am here to address your concerns and provide great service.Yes this is possible following surgery.Muscles are stiff around the hip due to the inflammation.Anti inflammatory medication like ibuprofen and physical therapy will gradually improve the symptoms.Please discuss with her surgeon also.Another possibility can be blod clot in the leg and that should be ruled out also.Best wishes,It was my pleasure to help you today.If I have answered all your questions, Please rate my response Excellent (click on the 5th star).Please bookmark my profile for asking further questions!This is the link to my profile:http://www.justanswer.com/medical/expert-mysticdoc/

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