Hi, I'm 33 and have had both my hips replaced due to rheumatoid arthritis. My first hip replacement was about 6 years ago and over the past 3 years I have suffered from left leg pain that can either be a dull ache (when I place weight on it) or more often a shooting type pain that starts near the hip and shoots down my leg. I have had xrays and scans and the dr says everything looks good. This pain is brutal. It keeps me off my feet, which with 4 kids is difficult. I had my hips replaced so that I could take care of my girls, of myself. I am so frustrated with this leg pain that I get, and it is keeping me from everything. My right hip is awesome, I pretty much just feels like it is my own.
Has anyone else had this shooting leg pain after hip replacement? Is there anything that can be done?
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