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A 16-year-old female asked:

I've been having problems with my hip popping. it didn't hurt at first but now it hurts. sharp pain. hurts to move it. i stay active.

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Dr. Neil Horsley
podiatry 39 years experience
Popping: The tensor fascia latter muscle and it's tendon the iliotibial band or i t band travels from the hip to the outside of the knee. The i t band crosses the hips greater trochanter. In conditions where there is tendinitis or edema of the i t band or bursitis of the greater trochanter or both, the it band as it crosses the greater trochanter while walking can make a popping sound. See your sports medicine doctor for assistance with stretching exercises.
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Dr. Ronald Krauser
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Rheumatology 54 years experience
Get evaluation now: This needs immediate orthopedic evaluation. Major hip pain in a 16 year old can be minor but there can be major issues as well.
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Last updated Sep 28, 2016


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