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severe pain in the hip joint

A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Clifton Schermerhorn
39 years experience in General Practice
Further eval: You may need more than x-ray studies...I would suggest that you see your family doc for possible referral to an orthopedic surgeon and possibly a neur ... Read More

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A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Rosenfeld
26 years experience in Pain Management
See below: If the pain is truely in your buttocks then i wonder if you have sacroiliac joint probelms. See a pain specialist.
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marshall Bedder
37 years experience in Pain Management
Sacroiliac joint : If this pain is posterior in nature, you may have sacroiliac dysfunction/sacroilitis secondary to either leg length discrepancy from carrying trays w ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Roberts
45 years experience in Pediatrics
Very doubtful: Hip pain has not been listed as a potential side effect. It releases a low dose progesterone, also commonly found in birth control pills, which also ... Read More
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A 66-year-old male asked:
Dr. Shahid Rafique
43 years experience in Internal Medicine
See PCP: Your question is vague. Please see your family doctor who can determine the cause of your pain and recommend treatment.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Granberry
36 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Depends: Thigh pain in the front is usually from scar tissue from the hip joint tightening up from sitting too much. Stretching the hip and quad can help. Pain ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Justin Lo
Dr. Justin Lo answered
20 years experience in Pain Management
More details needed: When is the pain present, what does it feel like, are there two separate pains or is it a continuous line of pain from your hip to knee. What was the ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Moshe Lewis
24 years experience in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
It's possible.: Its best to see a sports medicine or PMR MD for a thorough eval as there are several diagnostic possibilities including hip pain, sciatica, disc or fa ... Read More
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A 83-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Rodrigues
37 years experience in Family Medicine
Correct!!!: You have hip pain trigger points in the muscles of the butt. No ... It in not you hip joint proper and no it is not sciatica and no need to get an xra ... Read More
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tracy Lovell
20 years experience in Rheumatology
It would be: It would be more in the lowest portion of the back to mid portion of your buttocks posteroirly.
A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Weston
30 years experience in Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Hip: Hip DJD presents as groin pain with stiffness and a limp.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Newman
31 years experience in Podiatry
It could: Bone pain is a potential side effect of tamoxifen. Talk to your doctor about this.
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Dr. EVAN Leibowitz
24 years experience in Rheumatology
Joint or nerve pain: It sounds like you have osteoarthritis of hip and lower back. The 2 most distal rows of (furthest from the arms) finger joints and the base of the thu ... Read More
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tony Ho
Dr. Tony Ho answered
13 years experience in Infectious Disease
Need more info: We will need the context of this pain, as well as other symptoms, in order to have any chance at making a reasonable answer.
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nathaniel Drourr
28 years experience in Pain Management
Yes: Piriformis syndrome can absolutely cause pain in the buttock as well as sciatica.
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chittur Ananthakrishnan
53 years experience in Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery
Meniscal/ ligament i: The symptoms you describe can be from a meniscal and or ligament injury or from an acute episode of chronic arthritic problems; would suggest observat ... Read More
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A 74-year-old member asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
55 years experience in General Surgery
Not usually: But arthritis can attack hips and knees. Some nerve pain at spine and hip area can radiate to knee area.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
53 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
U R a minor but U--: -need an answer. U must share this with Ur parents! Quad pain may B due 2 overuse, or 2 rapid elevation of Ur program. B sure U have a day of rest aft ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
28 years experience in Pain Management
Orthopedic eval: I would visit an orthopedic doctor and consider doing so sooner rather than later. Taking pain meds to cover pain should come after knowing the cause ... Read More
A 76-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brian Chimenti
26 years experience in Sports Medicine
Hip arthritis : True sciatica is a pinch of the sciatic nerve usually in the spine. Hip arthritis does not commonly pinch sciatic nerve but can cause pain in groin an ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Simon
37 years experience in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
SI jnt pain not calf: SI joint pain refers to low back primarily, but can radiate to upper buttock, posterior, lateral,thigh, and occasionally to groin. Calf pain is not re ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience in Family Medicine
See your doctor: Symptoms like these are best deterimed by a thorough evaluation by your physician. Based on his/her findings, a treatment plan can be developed to he ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mitchell Cohn
34 years experience in Pain Management
Several poss. causes: 'hip' is an ill-defined term. You may mean lateral hip or low back. Lateral could be bursitis, tendinitis, muscle imbalance, etc. Posterior 'hip' & bu ... Read More
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