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Wichita, KS
A 50-year-old female asked:

I am a 50 yo female suffering from sharp, shooting pain on my right side about at the waist. it is not back pain and is not radiating down my leg.

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Dr. Jonathan Kirschner
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 17 years experience
It may be bursitis: You may have inflammation of your trochanteric bursa, a fluid filled sac that reduces friction at the outside of your hip. Try ice and antiflammatory medicine and consult a doctor.
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