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Hip Bone On Bone
Right hip bone on bone sharp stabbing pain when I walk/move.Haven't done anything strenuous so confused.Plz read profile for health issues; joints etc?
Bone is a living growing tissue made mostly of collagen (protein that provides soft framework) & the mineral calcium phosphate that adds strength & hardens the framework. Two types of bone are found in the body; cortical (dense compact outer layer) & trabecular (makes up inner layer, ...Read more
Access: Good question. 1) bone marrow is present in multiple locations including the "long bones" (arms, legs), sternum, and hips , 2) the psis - posterior superior iliac spine (hip) is relatively flat with a thinner cortex, so is easier to access and is not near vital structures (like the heart and lungs). ...Read more
5 years ago, i had 2 rods and 4 screws put in my back at l-5, s-1. If I am now having pain and stiffness in that area and all the way across my back, from hip bone to hip bone, what could be causing it?
Read that bone pain is symptom of bladder cancer. Hip bone or pelvic bone pain? Have some other symptoms and bad pain in hip bone. related?
Depends: If you have not had cancer, pain is most likely not due to cancer. In particular if it is chronic. Other causes of pain are much more likely. ...Read more
Not necessarily: Osteoarthritis in the hip can be mild to severe. An x-ray is needed to determine the severity. Bone on bone implies more advanced disease, which generally would be associated with more pain. However, a patient can have less severe x-ray findings and still have daily discomfort. ...Read more
Activity dependent: If all on the same side of the body, it is likely related to activity or posture. Body mechanics are important, and poor use results in obscure pain(s). ...Read more
Found out I have bilateral hip bone spurs, si joint bone spurs, neck bone spur, oa of my spine. I'm 37, in pain, not an athlete, what is going on?
I have an excruciating pain in my abdomen, front left side, +- halfway between my hip bone and my pubic bone. Sweat, vomit, down +- 4 hours?
Excruciating?: If one has very uncomfortable tummy pain, and is normally in good health, plus is not pregnant, the possibilities include: appendicitis (usually r lower quadrant), diverticulitis, kidney stone (very painful), constipation (crampy), stomach flu, etc... Most people with "moderate pain" need a doctor's evaluation. "Excruciating pain" often means something bad, thus consider calling for the ambulance. ...Read more
The cartilage between the hip bone and the thigh bone is destroyed or eroded , can we replace the cartilage without surgery ..Like stem cell or drug?
No: That technology is not available. Platelet enriched plasma is also still experimental. ...Read more
Torn labrum in hip. Bone spurs, impingement, osteoarthritis, bone inflamation in hip, degenatrive bone in ball of hip - 1 Doc says full hip replac...
Is there a question:
here??? You are a bit YOUNG for Total Hip Arthroplasty. If this is what your Orthopedist is suggesting, I would obtain a second opinion. I would seek out a Hospital that does a lot of these surgeries!There is a Nationwide Program of CERTIFICATION in joint replacement surgery!
Hope this is helpful!
Dr Z ...Read more
I have an excruciating pain in my abdomen, on my left side, +- halfway between my hip bone and my pubic bone. Since Nov 2016, feels knife stabbing same point every time. cant sit or stand,vomit and sweat. Lie down &Hot water btl 1-4 hours?
Pain: If you cannot sit or stand due to the pain, I think you should have it evaluated in the emergency room. ...Read more
18y.My waist bone and hip bone are abnormally wide like that of a female.Also my rib-cage is very small.How can those bones shrink and rib-cage expand?
What could be cause of sudden hip bone pain?The outer side bone 90° from where thigh-groin connect. Severe pain w.bent leg, standing & esp. rest. 27f
Trochanteric bursa: If the pain is on the outer bony prominence of the hip, it may be from underlying trochanteric bursitis, an inflammation of the bursa overlying the lateral edge of the femur. NSAIDs, ice, rest, stretching, Physical therapy may help. a thorough orthopaedic examination and likely X-rays will help formulate your definitive diagnosis and treatment plan ...Read more
I have severe pain in my back round the hips and tail bone (in bones) with pain in thighs, can't stand straight or move properly . What could it be?
I have constitutional delayed puberty so don't have expanded rib-cage and widened shoulders.Instead have wide hips pelvic bone, wide waist bone.Plz help?
Our Bodies: I honestly do not know what your question is asking of us. Without examining you, seeing the xrays and such there is little any of us can do here. Please work your family physician to see if anything you have is a disease and if so what to do about it. ...Read more