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I have swelling in my right ankle, right knee, right hip, and right wrist. There is pain in my wrist, elbow and hip. My knee is just stiff.

I have swelling in my right ankle, right knee, right hip, and right wrist. There is pain in my wrist, elbow and hip. My knee is just stiff.

Swelling: If this came on spontaneously without injury it would be considered a polyarthropathy. That can be a viral process or it can be associated with a rheumatic condition. ...Read more

Dr. David Schleimer
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Swelling (Definition)

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


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I have some swelling on my right hip and a little pain...what could this be? Also i have been sleeping on a hard mattress for over 20 years,

I have some swelling on my right hip and a little pain...what could this be? Also i have been sleeping on a hard mattress for over 20 years,

Possibly busitis: You don`t mention where the hip swelling is, putting together it is a mildly tender swelling, you sleep on a hard mattress on your side, it is likely you have a trochanteric bursitis. This can be confirmed by having your PCP examine you and test you as needed. ...Read more

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I'm a 33 year old female, and have right hip pain. It feels almost like it needs to pop it isn't tender to the touch no swelling what could it be?

I'm a 33 year old female, and have right hip pain. It feels almost like it needs to pop it isn't tender to the touch no swelling what could it be?

Hip pain: Could be a snapping hip syndrome. Either internal or external depending on what relieves the pressure. Could also be arthritis or osteonecrosis of the femoral head. And X-ray and physical exam will help. Occasionally an MRI is needed. Most often this is an easily tested condition. ...Read more

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Have to have hip replacement on right hip now have swelling behind knee why?

Have to have hip replacement on right hip now have swelling behind knee why?

Baker cyst: If there is a tender swelling behind knee you have to ask your doctor if somehow you don't have a Baker Cyst. It is a benign condition, but limits range of motion, treatable with NSAIDs, or sometimes gets drained. ...Read more

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I feel some ache to the right hip down to the inner thigh (no swelling or red) since a couple of months. Can I exclude venous issues ?

I feel some ache to the right hip down to the inner thigh (no swelling or red) since a couple of months. Can I exclude venous issues ?

Get checked: A medical check up may be the best way to find out the cause. Venous problems are mostly silent. when they produce symptoms, swelling of the feet or leg is commonly present. If it is getting worse then you must obtain a medical check up of your entire leg and a complete physical examination. ...Read more

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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?

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

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Could sciatica cause right side swelling it's feels like my hip area is and it's hard to get comfortable?

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

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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?

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

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Could a hip labral tear cause swelling?

Could a hip labral tear cause swelling?

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

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I am experiencing hip pain and swelling in my joints, what is the probable cause? Treatment?

I am experiencing hip pain and swelling in my joints, what is the probable cause? Treatment?

Polymyalgia: At your age that is unusual. You may have an early form of arthritis. You need to see a rheumatologist if this persist. ...Read more

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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

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What are possible causes for severe swelling in foot up after having total hip replacement?

What are possible causes for severe swelling in foot up after having total hip replacement?

HIP REPLACEMENT: Hip replacement is major surgery and takes many hours to do it. Severe swelling after or is due to traumatic surgery and not well established circulation yet. They have to use crutches, undergo intensive physical therapy to properly walk again. ...Read more

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