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hip labral tear before pregnancy

Is surgery required for a hip labral tear before pregnancy?

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Dr. Swapna Chekuri


19 years of experience

Answered on 30th Nov '23

The hormonal and biomechanical changes during pregnancy can affect joints, potentially influencing pre-existing conditions. If you have a history of a hip labral tear, discussing this with your doctor early in pregnancy is advisable. 

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Dr. Pramod Bhor

Joint Replacement Surgeon

21 years of experience

Answered on 30th Nov '23

Pre-existing hip conditions may be impacted by the changes in weight distribution and joint laxity that occur during pregnancy. Try physical therapy and pain management first.

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