A 35-year-old female asked:
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i have ant. left hip pain for one month that started one week after running a 5k (new runner). i'm limping. advil (ibuprofen) 800mg doesn't help. what can it be?

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Dr. Sheeja Francis
20 years experience Rheumatology
Impingement: Could be a strain, sprain or impingement. You may benefit from physical therapy. Best to see your doctor for further evaluation.
Answered on Mar 11, 2015
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Dr. Bruce Rothschild
48 years experience Rheumatology
Depends: Depends on where the hip pain is located. If in the groin, it is likely the hip joint and that would require rheumatologist or orthopedic evaluation. If low on the side of the pelvis, it could be bursitis.
Answered on Jun 20, 2013
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