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Hip arthritis vs bursitis

A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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Precautions: Pain/agony at rest, no response to arthritis medication, unable to bear any weight on the affected side: all are signs that you may need hip replacent... Read More
Dr. Edward Hellman
Orthopedic Surgery 29 years experience
Avoid aggravation: You would like to remain active, ideally would avoid high impact activities or really any activities that seem like they aggravate your symptoms.

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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Waldman
Orthopedic Surgery 29 years experience
Yes: Doctors use exercise, medications and sometimes injections for hip arthritis. When these methods fail to control pain, we consider hip replacement.
Dr. Jay Rosenfeld
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Not many: Occasionally i will see someone who has severe hip arthritis and either does not want or cannot have hip replacement due to age, illness, heart proble... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rohit Keswani
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 25 years experience
Yes: Depending on his symptoms, he can do anything from work without restrictions to work with limitations. He should obtain a letter from his physician de... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Ayres
Orthopedic Surgery 37 years experience
Yes: Alternatives include losing excess weight (for every 1 lb. Of extra weight your hip absorbs 4 lbs. With each step), anti-inflammatory drugs, intra-art... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
Podiatry 28 years experience
Pain to your hip: Would be the obvious one.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Simon
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Yes: Assuming the joint can fully open, you should,have no problem (other than local pain) with birth positions. Discuss the prospect of local injections t... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bertrand Kaper
Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery 29 years experience
Potentially: If the septic arthritis was appropriately treated the chances of long term problems are low. If you are experiencing any hip pain, x-rays and an evalu... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
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Maybe: If the infection caused damage to the hip you may experience an accelerated osteoarthritis.
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Dr. Tim Schrader
Orthopedic Surgery 26 years experience
Possibly: Synvisc (hylan g-f 20) doesn't work to everyone.
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Trettin
Orthopedic Surgery 33 years experience
Unlikely: Femoracetabular impingement (fai) can lead to degenerative arthritis of the hip joint , as can other factors from childhood or adolescence( developme... Read More

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