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A 40-year-old male asked:

Jamming my foot down on a shovel to get a tree out two days went by and my hip bone sore to the touch..right side...if i place my hand on right side of my leg and go down and back towards my butt its sore feels great to stretch - fracture or bruise?

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Dr. Yvette Kratzberg
Pediatrics 24 years experience
Muscle strain: It is possible that you strained the muscle or ligaments of your hip putting that kind of pressure on it. Take antiinflamatories consistently for several days and apply ice packs to the area for up to 20 minutes at a time. If the discomfort persists or it becomes difficult to walk consult a Dr in person for a thorough evaluation.

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Last updated Jan 1, 2021

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