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Lansing, MI
A 38-year-old male asked:

for past two weeks had sharp pain on side in lower by hip. it come and goes, but today i started to get fever and pain stay there.

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Dr. Laurence Badgley
General Practice 53 years experience
Bursitis: If you can press upon the outside of the hip and arouse pain this is probably femoral bursitis, which is inflammation of a space between skin and hip bone. There might be some redness & a sense of heat. Usually is not an infectious process and a cortisone injection can do wonders. Heat and rest are advised. If is infected need antibiotics and a culture to id the bacteria.

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Last updated Oct 20, 2016

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