A member asked:

Hi i have a sharp pain on my right side near my hip bone, tender when pressure is applied and hurts when i walk. could you advise? thank you

A doctor has provided 1 answer
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman answered

Specializes in Internal Medicine

Tender hip: Could be tendonitis, have you tried NSAIDS like ibuprophen(if no allergy or kidney disease) to see if it helps? Rarely could be avascular necrosis, or an occult fracture if you had trauma and have osteoporosis. Try rest ice, NSAIDS, and follow up with doctor /urgent rule out fracture.

Answered 1/16/2015



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