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There, I have a painful hip (Right) .The x ray shows

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Hello there, I have a painful hip (Right) .The x ray shows no cartlidge left on that side. I have been offered hip replacement when I am older. ( I am 70 yrs.) have you got any advice.
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HelloI would no wait until you are older.A good hip replacement can be done now and get you functional and out of pain. OK, so that is an initial answer….Please use reply to expert if you have further questions. When you are ready, please click a positive rating [hopefully excellent]. If you forgot something, come back. I am here daily.
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