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    Bursitis after Hip Surgery?
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    gypson posted:
    I had a total hip replacement on my right hip almost 6 mos. ago and I started getting pain in my leg after 4 mos. My doctor said it was bursitis probably caused by cutting into the bursa during surgery and gave me an injection to help. So far, after 2 wks. it still hasn't gone away yet. I have a good surgeon and a really good experience with my surgery I seemed to be healing very fast and was back to a mild form of my normal type of exercising after only 2 mos. I'm sure that's what the pain is but am just wondering why it took 4 mos. to show up. I'd like to know if anyone else has experienced this and should I be concerned and how long will it take to heal up. Everyone said how well I was doing with my new hip and now I'm limping around half the time because of the bursitis. Any suggestions would be appreciated.


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