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Causes Of My Left Hip Swelling
What could be the cause of swelling above my left hip. About a year ago I had surgery due to herniated discs on my left side? Could that be a factor?
Varies: There are many potential causes and a good exam can go a long way in determining the cause. Having a disc surgery would usually not cause swelling above the hip. Some patients can get a bursitis and this can cause pain, swelling, and tenderness above the hip and there are some good options for that if that is the case. Consider being seen. ...Read more
Swelling is the enlargement of organs, skin, or other body parts. It is caused by a buildup of fluid in the tissues. The extra fluid can lead to a rapid increase in weight over a short period of time (days to weeks). Swelling can occur all over the body (generalized) or only in one part ...Read more
Had 3rd arthroscopy, osteotomy, labum repair.9wks ago Hip capsule was left open, now have swelling which increasing down thigh. Crp3. What's causin It?
Can a strained knee cause discomfort in the inside of hip? Doctor said I strained my left knee, no swelling no fluid build up. Pulse 79 BP 107/72
It is possible: While I'm not certain this is actually the case for you, there is a phenomenon known as referred pain. In this process, pain from the actual area of "injury"/inflammation appears somewhere else; like how "heart attack" pain can present solely in the left arm! The mechanism is quite clear but it is something always to be on the lookout. Hope this helps. ...Read more
Tender small spot on left last rib above hip bone on the side of my body more towards my back. I can feel a small lump or swelling possibly in the skin it feels like. What causes this area to be so tender to touch? It doesn't hurt to breath move cough etc
See ans: You could have a skin lesion and this could be a cyst or fatty tumor. Best is to see if it changes in size or shape or painful or tender and consult with your doctor. ...Read more
Hello, can si joint dysfunction affect the knee? Cause knee pain or swelling at the back? And I have severe pain at both hips I can hardly sleep at night. My right and left hips hurt while sleeping on my sides. And sleeping on my back si joint hurts. What
Spine: Si joint in and of itself will not commonly cause all of the se symptoms.... more likely coming from your lumbar spine.... needs an assessment dr b ...Read more
I have hip displia and it gettin bad I live 3hrs from my dr cause I moved and bryan tx drs don't understand what can I do for it given out and swelling?
Hip dysplasia means: A lot of things. Your should get an orthopedic surgeon who specializes in this. Often at a pediatric hospital the ortho surgeons are very familiar with hip dysplasias. Call and ask. And have your records inclduing your xrays and MRI and ct studies and arthrograms transferred to your new doctor. You new doctor if he or she does not take care of these commonly may not understand how to help. ...Read more
Location -location: Where on the left hip is important. The outside lateral pelvis is moro ofter due to bursitis. This is called trochanteric bursitis. Walking stresses this irritated area and hence you get pain. You evaluation would include finding pain over the outside where the bursa is when you press on the area. Therapy can be include physical therapy, exercises to strengthen the area and injections. ...Read more
Could sciatica cause right side swelling it's feels like my hip area is and it's hard to get comfortable?
Swelling unlikely: However when sometimes the nerves are irritated they give a numbing sensation that can be mistaken for a swelling feeling. If indeed you are getting swelling, then see your doctor to determine what evaluations need to be done. ...Read more
Soft swelling left side abdoman, pain comes and goes (mainly early morning). Accompanied by numbness in left outer side of hip?
This could be any: Number of things but the diagnosis would be a bit challenging even with a detailed history and physical exam. Clearly, you're concerned or you wouldn't have asked Health Tap about it. You should see a doctor. Best wishes. Dr. Anne ...Read more
Unlikely but: Labral tears often cause pain in the groin or front of the hip during physical activity or with deep flexion (bending) and rotation of the hip. Some individuals with labral tears of the hip will also have clicking or a sense of catching deep within the hip during certain activities. Swelling is not a usual symptom. Your question did not say where the swelling is. Usually you can not see swe ...Read more
Pain left side hip of lower back, no swelling or discoloration. Possibly from doing standing barbell twists. Is it possible and what to do?
Sprain/Strain: There are many potential causes of acute low back pain. The most common are sprain/strain injuries. Usually acute back pain will improve over 1-2 weeks with anti-inflammatories, gentle streching, and use of heat/ice. If your pain does not improve or gets worse you should contact your physician. ...Read more
What would cause upper inner thigh swelling. I am 3 yrs post hip-orif, still in pain walking with 2 canes.?
See your surgeon: 3 years post-op orif hip fx. W/ persistent pain and swelling warrants an evaluation by your surgeon. Infection, blood clot, painful hardare or non-union of the fracture could al explain this. Would help to know what u have:tfn, cannulated screws, bipolar, etc? See your ors for an evaluation. ...Read more
I am wondering can a sore hip cause swelling on your right side from the side hip to the ribs...Very uncomfortable wondering what can cause this?
Not likely: It would be very unusual for a hip problem to cause swelling that extends all the way to the level of the rib cage. ...Read more
I have discomfort on the left abdomen between the ribs and hip bone with swelling and pain when I press on it or stretch it what's going on?
Fell on left side of hip/back during football tackle landed hard, pain straight away, after a day no bruising but some swelling is this serious?
It's not likely to: Be serious but it could "throw you off your game" for a while. I recommend telling your trainer or coach about this. They may want you to be checked out and get advice on how to best recover from the injury. Best wishes. Dr. Anne. ...Read more
I have severe pelvic pain and swelling that goes completely across the pelvic area. I am sore to the touch on the left side close to the hip.?
While making the bed I heard a loud crunch sound from my left hip. It is very painful, the pain reaching to my groin and down my left leg. It also has some swelling.
Better see the doc: You are young at the same time if you heard some noise, it could be from rupture of some ligaments around hip joint from that particular posture, if was defective posture. But need to r/o also possibility of some small bone fractures /slipped joint surfaces partially called subluxation from weak articulating surfaces which can happen in few people, get examined by your pcp. You will need an xray ...Read more
Sciatica is herting my left hip. Pain is down the hole leg lots of pain in calf with some swelling. I'm a large man 280pounds 6.3ft. I limp every where its killing me any thoughts?
When is a bruise not a bruise? Pain and discomfort feels the same, over a week now. No discoloration or swelling, just bruise like pain. Just above the back of my left hip bone. No activity/ injury I can link it to. Uncomfortable and not going away.
In my mind: A bruise decodes a bruise when the skin gets discolored from the blood leaking into the skin....otherwise to me it's bang, as if you banged into something, ... ...Read more
Fell last night, left hip and thigh took brunt of it. It's hard to stand and walk, no swelling or bruising. What did I do to it? What should I do?
What are possible causes for severe swelling in the foot up to calf after having total hip replacement?
Clot: The number one concern after joint replace my with the condition you describe would be the present of a blood clot. Even though you have likely received medication to prevent blood clots they are not 100 percent effective. Seek care and potentially need an ultrasound to evaluate for a clot. ...Read more
What is the cause of pain on the backside of Knee, worsening over month. Calf and now hip pain. No swelling or redness.
Possible: Bakers cystGet a more detailed answer ›
Discomfort from the left rib that runs thru left hip bone. 8 CM tumour removed 8 months ago off out side of bowel. Swelling around hip area.?
What tumor?: While there are many things that can explain pain on the rib cage and hip-however, the fact that you have a large tumor (which tumor you are referring here? Colon cancer? Or other kind-like gist?)- you definitely should talk to your doc and have further evaluation and make sure that the pain you have is not related to the tumor you had. Go to see you doc and have yourself checked. ...Read more
I have had some pain&swelling on the left side of my abdomen, between my ribcage and hip bone, like a small bagel, seems worse when I drink coffee?
Buttock pain so bad, left hip and knee pain severe with swelling I can't take much more! Feel like I'm coming to the end of being able to handle it?
More than 1 problem: Sorry about your pain. Sounds like there are at least 2 problems superimposing on each other. The buttock and hip pain could be from sciatica or a pinched nerve in your back. Severe knee swelling is not seen with these and likely due to an isolated problem that needs to be investigated and treated. You need an exam by a doctor, mri, +/- injections to get you out of pain. ...Read more
About 10 years ago started with pain, swelling in lower abdomen was unable to diagnose, now severe swelling on left side effecting hip, leg dr stumped?
Do I have to live with constant moderate to severe pain? And what is wrond with me? 32 year old male previous hernia surgery left side five years ago healed fine. Moderate to severe pain in left hip radiating down leg and into right side. Swelling and pai
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