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what would cause a feeling of heat in a small area at the top of my hip

A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Goldman
54 years experience Rheumatology
Inflammation soft: Uncertain where this "top" location is. In the body a hot area can mean inflammation. This could mean infection, it could be a swollen bursa or tend ... Read More

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Dr. Mary Engrav
30 years experience Emergency Medicine
Joint : Joint pain can be caused by a variety of rheumatologic conditions. Examples are osteoarthritis, or other types of inflammatory arthritis. Viral sy ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pietro Seni
46 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Back pain: Many possible causes as simple as a back strain or as much complicated ones such as spine patology of the lumbar spine produced by degenerative disc d ... Read More
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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Grace Torres-hodges
22 years experience Podiatry
Could be the back: Consider having your back examined. The lumbar region of the back is where the roots to the nerve that supply the lower leg. An orthopedist, pain ma ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
Moist heat: The first 24-48 hours you are injured, use ice. Use moist heat to increase range of motion and blood flow to an area to speed up healing. If no moist ... Read More
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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
Too complicated: You describe a serious illness. Far more must be known before a prognosis can be determined. Life expectancy is never known. Doctors don't have cryst ... Read More
A 70-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bruce Pierce
28 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
See your Doctor: This should be evaluated.
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Doyon
35 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
Possible thyroid: You might have a thyroid problem. You should see your physician to get a physical and blood test.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mohamed Aboyoussef
25 years experience Rheumatology
Need evaluation : sounds like you need further evaluation with clinical exam, & possibly blood works / x-Rays. Best wishes.
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Need more info: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without taking additional history, physical examination and may be some tests. It would be prudent ... Read More

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