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hip pain after sleeping on side

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Dr. Steven Simon
37 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
NSAID: Sounds like the bursa over the trochanter is irritated by this pressure. Non steroidal anti inflammatory agents like Aleve (naproxen) are helpful,,but ... Read More

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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jimmy Bowen
33 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Hip Pain: If you are having pain in the side of your buttock while lying on your side it is probably greater trochanteric bursitis. If you can take antiinflamm ... Read More
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Dr. Tracy Lovell
20 years experience Rheumatology
See below: It could be trochanteric bursitis.---see your doctor to confirm as a corticosteriod injection at the site can relieve the pain.
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Dr. David Rosenfeld
26 years experience Pain Management
See below: Try a steroid injection at the site.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sal Aragona
40 years experience Dentistry
Pressure: Try to place a pillow between your legs to reduce the pressure and torque on your hip while sleeping on your side. Don't forget to keep your head elev ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Erine Kupetsky
15 years experience Family Medicine
Trapped nerve?: Some nerves traveling along the side of the hip can become irritated if your putting too much pressure on that side. Suggest shifting your sleep and ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
53 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Sounds like trochan-: -canteric bursitis.C an orthopedic surgeon for evaluation and plan of care.
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Laurence Badgley
52 years experience General Practice
Soft tissues: Mid-thirties female with "hip" pain worsened by lying on that side, with walking, & absent mechanical injury likely suffers a soft tissue injury that ... Read More
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A 61-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Back pain: It sounds like it is back pain and not hip pain but see a doctor and have the problem evaluated.
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
See details: It is difficult to be specific because many people speak of hip pain when they really have back pain or a bursitis. If the pain is in the groin or top ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Dowling
39 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Yes this could be : One of several diagnoses related to the hip such as : bursitis, tendinitis, cartilage issue such as labrum, and arthritis as the more common possibili ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Try a chiropractor: Try seeing a local chiropractor who is certified for pregnancy care. Many of my patients see a chiropractor to help with back and hip pain during preg ... Read More
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