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how to relieve hip pain while sleeping

A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
22 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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Dr. James Shapiro
37 years experience Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery
Different position: First, you need to be seen to determine the exact cause of the hip pain. But until then, instead of using the pillow between your legs, try a body pil ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Steven Simon
38 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
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jimmy Bowen
34 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
21 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
27 years experience Pain Management
See below: Try a steroid injection at the site.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sal Aragona
41 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 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michelle Zetoony
18 years experience Sleep Medicine
Generally supportive: You want one with support. You don't always have to go to the mattress but often adding supports such as a boster or body pillow can be very helpful. ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Harper
52 years experience General Surgery
Matter of opinion: This is a personal choice of mine- a temperpedic works well. Expensive but it works for me.
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
49 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Let me explain: Pain and stiffness of the joints can also occur after long periods of inactivity (for example, sitting in a theater). This one the major sign of what ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tracy Lovell
21 years experience Rheumatology
Possibly: It could be a number of things such as trochanteric bursitis. Have it checked out by your doctor.
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christopher Dougherty
25 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Bursitis: Sounds like - pain on the outside of the hip along the bone is called trochanteric pain syndrome or bursitis . The tightness and catching can be due ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Michalski
36 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Hip vs back pain: Likely cause is low back pain, bulging discs, spurs, or greater trochanteric bursitis.

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