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Fluid In Hip Joint
Mri showed excess fluid in hip joint. Needle aspiration as unable to obtain sample of fluid. Why and what does that mean?
Depends: A needle aspiration may not obtain any fluid if the needle was not adequately placed into the joint or if there is no fluid at the time of aspiration. Typically a hip joint aspiration is performed under fluoroscopy where needle placement is confirmed with injection of contrast medium (dye). For pediatric a hip aspiration may be performed under ultrasound guidance. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is a synthetic synovial fluid injection in the hip joints that have osteoarthritis in them any good to have to relieve the pain?
Pls explain "sclerosis of posterosuperior femoral heads bilaterally" & "small hipjoint effusions v physiologic joint fluid present". THX! 27f hip pain
See your doctor: These types of symptoms need to be augmented with a physical examinations and perhaps a chest x-ray. Talk with your doctor. ...Read more
Rare complications: A total hip is a major surgery that can result in complications. While rare (less than 1/100) these can include, infections requiring implant removal, dislocations, nerve damage, persistent pain, blood clots, and even death. Complications can be kept at a minimum by seeing a hip specialist with experience that can share his complication rates with you. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Humming/buzzing sensation deep in the hip joint? This is new... Can there be one cause for similar feelings in many places at dif times?
I am experiencing pain in my hip joint in the inside. Dull achey somtime sharp. It pops when i rotate. And also grides. Worst in morning and night?
I want to know if it's possible to cause a lot of soft tissue damage to a hip joint from falling on it. What tests should I get done to treat the pain?
Get a diagnosis: With persistent pain in the hip after a fall the first step is to be evaluated by a physician. An x-ray to evaluate for fracture would be a good idea. Possibly just a contusion or trochanteric bursitis. Hip pain can also be from a back injury. Not possible to diagnose without evaluation and a work up. ...Read more
My hip joint sometimes feels like it pops or shifts into a different position and then comes back when I raise it again, no pain and I'm 16, is there something wrong?
Capsular Ligament: The capsular ligament consists of two types of fibers, circular and longitudinal. Some of the longitudinal fibers form the retinacula and the circular fibers form the zona orbicularis. It is attached to the acetabulum and anterior inferior iliac spine; and connects to the transverse ligament, iliofemoral ligament, pubocapsular, and ischiocapsular ligaments. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Mechanics: The hip is a ball and socket type joint with strong supporting ligaments which give it inherent stability whereas the shoulder is practically a ball hanging in space which depends more on the integrity of the ligaments, cartilage(labrum) and muscles to stay in proper position. The shoulder has much more freedom of movement. In addition, there are more injury mechanisms in our typical activites. ...Read more