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Hip fractur symptoms?

Hip fractur symptoms?

Hip Fracture: Signs and symptoms of a hip fracture may include: inability to move immediately after a fall severe pain in your hip or groin inability to put weight on your leg on the side of your injured hip stiffness, bruising and swelling in and around your hip area shorter leg on the side of your injured hip turning outward of your leg on the side of your injured hip. ...Read more

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Hips hurt when I sit ?

Hips hurt when I sit ?

Not the hip joint: Usually it does not hurt to sit with hip arthritis. It may hurt to get up. Depending where it hurts it could be trochanteric bursitis if it hurts on the side of the pelvis; ischial bursitis or piriformis syndrome if it hurts on the bottom, coccyxgodynia if he pain is coming from the tailbone - called the coccyx. Sometimes for comfort you can cushion you gluteal region with a pillow. ...Read more

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Help for pain of the hip?

Help for pain of the hip?

Needa diagnosis firs: First you need to determine where the pain is coming from.Pain located outside the hip joint has a different treament that the pain located inside the hip joint.Outside pain can be as simple as bursitis and a injection could be all you need.Inside pain could be as serious as the need for a hip replacement is arthitis of the hip is the correct diagnosis. ...Read more

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How can I loose my hips.?

How can I loose my hips.?

Diet and exercise: To lose weight, you need to burn more energy (calories) than you take in. For most, this is a combination of diet and exercise. ...Read more

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Why do my hips pop a lot ?

Hip pain: Snapping hip syndrome? Most likely. See your physician for tests ...Read more

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I have pain in my left hip?

I have pain in my left hip?

Needs to be checked : Pain in hip can be caused by many causes . We don't have enough information to advice you.I suggest you consult your doctor. Your doctor will take detailed history like how bad is pain,how long,any history of trauma. Any associated symptoms like fever and more. You need a physical exam and if indicated may need blood test ,xrays and MRI etc to find the cause of the pain and treat appropriately ...Read more

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Pain in the hip and butt area?

Pain in the hip and butt area?

Several poss. causes: 'hip' is an ill-defined term. You may mean lateral hip or low back. Lateral could be bursitis, tendinitis, muscle imbalance, etc. Posterior 'hip' & buttock pain is often caused by lumbar nerve, disc, or ligament injury, pyriformis syndrome, lumbar vertebral dysfunction, or sacroiliac problems. Most of these will be missed by many docs.A good physical, including osteopathic exam, may define a cause. ...Read more

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I have r a of the hip now what?

I have r a of the hip now what?

Partner with your MD: If you've been diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis, finding an experienced, knowledgeable, caring physician is paramount. A whole new generation of disease modifying agents are available to treat your disease. ...Read more

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Pain in my hip when I stand up ?

Pain in my hip when I stand up
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Many things: Many things can cause you to have hip pain upon standing- have you had trauma to the area? Is this a chronic problem? Osteoarthritis is a common cause of hip discomfort. Other potential causes include inflammation of the nerves, muscles or bursa around the hip joint. ...Read more

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Is bicycle riding good for hips?

Is bicycle riding good for hips?

Yes: Stationary bikes, or exercise bikes, are good for low-impact, cardiovascular exercise. They can be used at home or at a health club and come in many sizes and shapes. They also are good for people who have had hip replacement and are beneficial to people of all ages. There are upright bikes and recumbent, or reclining bikes. If you have had hip surgery, ask your physical therapist for tips. ...Read more

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How to reduce just the hips fat?

Targeting treatment: Other than weight loss through diet and exercise, liposculpture (liposuction) is the best treatment for localized fatty deposits. In certain cases, non invasive treatments may improve the appearance somewhat, but surgery is still the gold standard of treatments. ...Read more

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What organs refer pain to the hip?

Very few.: "hip" means different things to different folks. If you mean your buttock, almost no internal organs refer there typically. If you mean the groin crease, the bladder and reproductive organs can refer there, and less commonly the intestines. If you mean the side of the thigh or upper outer pelvic rim bones, organs don't usually refer there, but pain from nearby muscles can. ...Read more

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Who really needs hip replacements?

Who really needs hip replacements?

Severe arthritis: Patients with severe arthritis of the hip will benefit from total hip replacement. Arthritis may present in varying degrees of severity and clinical symptoms. It is generally recommended to maximize the conservative or non-operative treatment of arthritis before a patient seriously considers hip replacement. Consult an orthopaedic surgeon specializing in hip replacement for further ?'s. ...Read more

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Is it possible to get bigger hips?

Yes.: Obesity is a major epidemic. It will make your hips as large as you want, but that is probably not the answer you are looking for. I would not recommend morphing your body in that way. Unfortunately the bone structure you have is pretty much fixed. You may do more exercise and increase your muscle mass on the bones. ...Read more

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I have pain in lower hip and back?

Osteopathic exam: If you have pain in the lower hip and back, this needs to be investigated further, so that youe pain can be relieved quickly using osteopathic t treatment.An osteopathic physician can do a complete musculoskeletal exam ; check your posture, symmetry, gait, weight bearing, along with your medical, trauma, social, family and sexual history to determine the cause. It may be something simple to treat. ...Read more

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How can I lose fat around my hips!?

Spot fat loss does: not occur naturally. By losing weight in general some may be hip fat. But, we don't get to choose what area of body fat is lost from. Eat healthy & be physically active. Calories burned must > those consumed. ...Read more

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Is cross over sign of the hips bad?

Is cross over sign of the hips bad?

Pincer: Crossover sign is an xray finding indicating the 'pincer' type of femoroacetabular impingement. This means the socket is pinching the ball. If painful, this can be treated with hip arthroscopy. ...Read more