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If a person has hip replacement surgery, how long is the operation

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If a person has hip replacement surgery, how long is the operation and how long would that stay in the hospital?

Thanks,
Chris
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr. Anil Kumar replied 11 months ago.
Hello,
A hip replacement surgery usually takes around two hours.

The average hospital stay for a hip replacement patient is around 3-4 days sometimes 10 days, until you're able to walk safely with the aid of sticks or crutches.


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Customer: replied 11 months ago.

Thnk you. So you would never go home the same day?

Expert:  Dr. Anil Kumar replied 11 months ago.
Hello,
You are most welcome.
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Customer: replied 11 months ago.

thanks, XXXXX XXXXX miss my last question about going home the same day? Is that possible with hip replacement surgery.

Expert:  Dr. Anil Kumar replied 11 months ago.
Hello,
You shouldn't go home the same day as it can be risky to handle any complication like infection,pain,swelling,internal bleeding.
Even sometimes walking in initial stage can be very painful.
If you want to go home earliest as possible then you can go home after 2-3 days.


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