A member asked:

Why are my hip and shoulder bursae inflamed?

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Dr. David Feig answered

Specializes in Family Medicine

Overuse: It could be from a variety of reasons. Are you exercising too much or have a very physically demanding job? If you are overdoing it that could lead to bursae inflammation. If you have an inflammatory disease that could also be a problem.

Answered 4/25/2015

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Dr. Clive Segil answered

Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery

Could be overuse : You need an accurate diagnosis.

Answered 2/13/2013

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Dr. Khurram Khan answered

Specializes in Palliative Care

Genetics: E.G hla-br 27 or hyperlaxity joint syndrome, or allergic reaction to current dietary content.

Answered 10/3/2016

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Dr. Charles Toman answered

Specializes in Sports Medicine

Hard to say: Usually bursa pain is associated with being deconditioned. They can also be associated with overuse and even with arthritis. Provide more info so i can help you further. Thank you!

Answered 8/7/2013

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