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A 29-year-old female asked:

Pain on the left side above the hips?

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Dr. Rajan Gupta
Pain Management 27 years experience
Flank pain : Flank pain can be from intra abdominal issues like constipation. Colitis. Spleen or lumbar disorders like disc herniation or sponsylosis.

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A 51-year-old female asked:

I'm having pain on my left side by my hip what could this be ?

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Dr. Laurence Badgley
General Practice 54 years experience
Various: 50's female w. unilateral "hip" pain queries cause. Greater trochanteric bursitis, femoral head degeneration, sciatica, pyriformis syndrome, and sacroiliac joint disorder all vie for attention. Osteopathic doctor can discern, and order appropriate differential diagnostic tests. Take Brighton Criteria test to rule out Joint Hypermobility Syndrome.
A 38-year-old member asked:

Bicycle crash, pain on my left hip, what to do?

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Dr. Ronen Elefant
Critical Care 14 years experience
Get an XRay: You should probably go to the Emergency Department or your Primary Care Physician. Even if youre able to walk there could be a fracture of the iliac crest as this is a common point of initial impact when falling from a bike. This can be diagnosed with a pelvic xray.
A 38-year-old member asked:

What to do if I have pain on my right side just under my rib just above my hip?

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Dr. Hratch Karamanoukian
Phlebology 32 years experience
RUQ pain: Right upper quadrant pain could be related to inflammation of the gallbladder. Cholecystitis pain can get worse with eating fatty meals. I recommend that you go to the emergency room if pain persists for a full evaluation.

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