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    handymann posted:
    How much time should there be between total hip replacement surgery
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    KevinHilton responded:
    This really is a loaded question without a great answer. I would #1 ask your surgeon, however I'll give you a few guidelines I usually work with
    #1 -- You should be near totally recovery on your first hip. You'll be depending on that leg
    #2 - Usually at least 4-6 weeks is a minimum standard to minimize risk of deep vein thrombosis or blood clotting.
    #3 - Other medical problems you may have may greatly effect these soft time points.
     
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    handymann replied to KevinHilton's response:
    Thank you for your reply, was really helpful as it confirmed what I was thinking about the time facture


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