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Can a displaced hip be misdiagnosed as sciatica?

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Can a displaced hip be misdiagnosed as sciatica?
Hello. I'm Dr. Phil, licensed and practicing internist. Excellent service is my goal.
Thanks for this question.
The answer is absolutely yes it can.
A hip pain from a dislocated hip can feel like sciatica and many times it does.
simple xrays of the hip should help
Customer: replied 2 years ago.

Can hip dislocation cause a curve at the base of a spine?

Yes, it can. It can cause your gait/stance to be altered and cause this
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