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A 26-year-old female asked:

hip pain on left. wakes me up in my sleep. gnawing pain, deep inside. not all the time, comes and goes. what can it be?

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Dr. Tracy Lovell
Rheumatology 21 years experience
Possibly: It could be a number of things such as trochanteric bursitis. Have it checked out by your doctor.
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Get it evaluated.: It can be hip or back, depending on the location. There is no certain way to tell without an exam. Get it evaluated.
Dr. Frederick Buechel, jr. md
Orthopedic Surgery 26 years experience
Several common items: The common items that hurt on the side of the hip where you can feel the bone under the skin can be trochanteric bursitis, tendinitis, sometimes sciatica, bruises, illiotibial band syndrome. If its in the groin, then arthritis is the common condition along with several tendinitis possibilities. Since there are probably hundreds of potential problems that could also be here, see your doc first.

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