A 56-year-old member asked:
what could cause severe hip pain?
3 doctor answers • 12 doctors weighed in
Family Medicine 27 years experience
Many things: Here is the list - osteoarthritis, gout, strain, labral tear, inguinal hernia, sports hernia, avascular necrosis, bone contusion, tendonitis/bursitis, pinched nerve in lower back, etc.
As you can see, the list is pretty long. Remember, common things are common, so things like arthritis, strains/sprains and tendonitis tend to top the list.
Lastly, see your physician if the pain persists.
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A Verified Doctoranswered
Probably arthritis: Get it evaluated and x rayed and then you will know.
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Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery 37 years experience
Multiple causes: Hip pain can be from a number of causes in the joint, around the joint, or referred from the back. It is important to see an orthopedist who treats hips A through history and exam is needed. X-rays and possibly an MRI arthrogram may be ordered.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
What to do for severe hip pain?
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General Surgery 24 years experience
Hip pain: See a doctor need work up including xrays, and mri.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
What causes severe hip pain?
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Rheumatology 25 years experience
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Severe hip pain for over a month. Should I visit a doctor?
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Rheumatology 19 years experience
Yes: Many causes of hip pain are easy to diagnosed with a torough physical exam. Anytime you have severe pain and not sure of the cause, visit a doctor. If you had a trauma or think is a sport injury, see an orthopedist or sport medicine physician. If not then seek help with your primary doctor.
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Last updated Jul 12, 2016
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