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Millington, MI
A 61-year-old female asked:

what did this tell the dr? lidocaine injection for diagnosis in hip bursa. no relief from pain. pain was actually worse. maybe trying to rule out bursitis? lateral hip pain 20+ years. getting worse. next step? options? thanks.

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Dr. John Goldman
Rheumatology 55 years experience
You have a combinati: I think it is best that you see a rheumatologist. you have a variety of musculoskeletal symptoms and we need clarification. this can be soft tissue, joint or other. The lidocaine is too brief to have an impact. You would need corticosteroids and lidocaine together. You will be evalauted for a variety of diagnoses.

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Last updated Jan 5, 2019

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