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hip pain when I lay on my side

A 61-year-old male asked:
Dr. Carrie Cannon
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Yes, you can.: If it doesn't hurt to lie on your side, then I don't see why not. Your body will tell you with pain what is best usually.
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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 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Goldman
54 years experience Rheumatology
Bursitis: Clinically it sounds like you may have hip bursitis. And MRI of the back would not disclose this condition. Therapy can include exercise, or injecti ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Prem Gupta
47 years experience neurology
Be concerned.: At your age unless this is from known injury, this needs to be investigated. See an orthopedic first.
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Levine
30 years experience Family Medicine
Likely old: It is likely you injured your hip without realizing it. As a bruise progresses from initial deep purple color from traumatized blood vessels under yo ... Read More
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mitchell Cohn
34 years experience Pain Management
QL Spasm?: If all serious problems have been ruled out such as kidney stones, tumors, appendicitis, etc., likely it's either a disc or nerve injury, or commonly, ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
More info needed: At your age I would be thinking of hip bursitis rather than arthritis unless recent injury has occurred. Bursitis would be very likely if the hip is t ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. K. Mujib Haque
23 years experience Internal Medicine
Hip Pain: Start with an Xray of the Hip. It could be simply some sprain. If pain continues get MRI of Hip. Few days of IburpofenlAdvil after meals upto three ti ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chad Zooker
16 years experience Sports Medicine
Many: Outside hip pain can be caused by bursitis, muscle strains, tendonitis, it band dysfunction, referred from the spine. Inner hip (groin) pain can be r ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alexandre De Moura
30 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
The hip itself: You could have a greater trochanteric bursitis. You could also have arthritis of the hip. If this persists i would recommend seeing your orthopedic sp ... Read More
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