Your baby may have hip dysplasia if you notice that their legs are not the same length or their hips making a popping sound when moved. Learn about other symptoms. Read more: How Do You Know If Your Baby Has Hip Dysplasia? Article
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Arthritis, bursitis, IT band syndrome, fracture, and strain are just some of the causes of hip pain. Associated symptoms and signs include swelling, tenderness, difficulty sleeping on the hip, and loss of range of motion of the hip. Treatment depends upon the cause of the hip pain but may include anti-inflammatory medications and icing and resting the hip joint.
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What Are the Symptoms of Hip Dysplasia?
Hip dysplasia, also known as developmental dysplasia of the hip (DDH), is an abnormal development of the hip joint that causes hip instability or dislocation.
Can Hip Dysplasia Be Cured?
Hip dysplasia often needs surgical correction. People who undergo surgery live healthy lives without further hip pain. If left untreated, dysplasia can result in debilitating arthritis. Hip dysplasia is likely to continue to cause symptoms until the deformity is surgically corrected.
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