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Hip And Femur Pain
Back pain: The answer depends on the anatomical reason for your discomfort. Sciatica in your age group is usually a phenomenon which occurs secondary to a small disk herniation. More often than not, supportive treatment in the form of physical therapy and a short course or pain medication will work but you have to be patient :) In short, yes walking and even stretching are good. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
This is common.: This is a common finding after such a surgery. The major concern is to be on the look out for a d.V.T or clot in the leg. This would typically cause swelling of the leg and pain in the calf. The foot swells as the motion in the extremtiy is limited. The pain in the hip after the procedure is expected. Ice the hip, take your meds, and elevate your foot while at rest. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Causes of some minor pain and aching in hip joint and upper thigh discomfort after total hip joint replacement?
Depends: Thigh pain in the front is usually from scar tissue from the hip joint tightening up from sitting too much. Stretching the hip and quad can help. Pain in the upper thigh behind the hip is usually from sciatic nerve irritation in the lumbar spine, or infrequently from scarring at the surgery site. I would ask your orthopaedic surgeon. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See below: There are several causes of low back pain and thigh pain. Problems with the hip joint can often cause back/buttock pain that radiates to the groin and thigh. Irriation to the lumbar nerve roots in the lower back can also cause leg pain. Thigh pain is often seen with irritation to the l2, l3, and/or occasionally L4 nerve roots. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Multiple symptoms : See u orthopaedist for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more
Constant hip and back pain with popping of hips and sharp pain in back by right hip. Possible reasons for pain?
Many possibilities: The list of possibilities is long. Your best course of action is to see your DR, get an exam, and other testing if necessary. Then you will get a correct DX and treatment If needed. ...Read more
Common with OA: One of the common symptoms of joint osteoarthritis is that the joints become stiff and painful after brief or extended inactive periods. Usually when you get up, you will need to wait a few moments, then the first few steps are more difficult, but once you get going it becomes less achy. This again happens after sitting down for a while. Evaluation for osteoarthritis would be a start. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Leg burning pain below knee into ankle. R leg. I have total knee, hip deterioratio, and feels like sciatica in thigh and butt.
May be sciatica : You can ask your physician to see a rheumatologist or a neurologist ...Read more
Joint instability at hip and knee, weakness from hip to outer thigh to outer knee. Pain lifting leg - climbing stairs and kicking leg backwards. Why?
Sprinter with severe aching pains in left hip and severe sharp pain in quad while running. Quad pain dissolves with rest. Hip pain progresses.
U R a minor but U--: -need an answer. U must share this with Ur parents! Quad pain may B due 2 overuse, or 2 rapid elevation of Ur program. B sure U have a day of rest after a hard workout. Hip pain is more of a worry. There R conditions such as femoral acetbular impingement, or poor acetabular coverage of the femoral head. A fellowship trained sports medicine orthopedic surgeon may B able 2 help. Hands on xam+images. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
More details needed: When is the pain present, what does it feel like, are there two separate pains or is it a continuous line of pain from your hip to knee. What was the mechanism of injury? Does it hurt when you press on the area. Some diagnoses include intrinsic hip and knee arthritis/ligament/tendon injuries, bursitis, radiculopathy, soft tissue strain, etc. Basically u need to be examined by a physician. ...Read more
Groin pull: There are a number of causes of this pain. It could be from a strain on your aductor muscles in your leg. Particularly the aductor magnus or the gracilis muscles. These muscles attach in the area of your pelvic bone. Try crossing your legs and see if you have the pain? Also does it hurt over your pubic bone? Does it hurt when you walk. And it could be from your lumbar disc disease? ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
During period I get BAD hip and femur pain, BAD cramps, and I feel like I have to poop really bad All. The.Time. But I never do. Is it Endometriosis?
Likely is: this is very common and usually manageable ...Read more
How do you diagnosis AVN wo MRI due to ICD? Lft Hip pain 3+yr Sickle Cell Disease. xray&ct scan is normal. Bone scan abnormal in lf hip/upper femur. Pain getting worst. Hard to walk, sit, open legs and squat.
After stationery bike, r hip-femur joint pain. Now when standing n turn body backwards to r, electric shock feel at joint. Can recover on its own?
Maybe: In general: pain in the groin is either arthritis or a labral tear. Pain on the side of the hip is a bursitis. Pain at the "back pocket" is nerve related. An electric shock can be nerve symptoms, but at your age you may also have a bit of arthritis or a cartilage tear. I would get an evaluation by an orthopedic specialist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
After stationery bike, r hip-femur joint pain. Now when standing n turn body backwards to r, electric shock feel at joint. Any treatment needed?
Are there any specific analgesics good for treating bursitis and femur/hip pain? Post-op 8 years femur repair with hardware.
NSAIDS are good: Analgesics but it may aggravate your abdominal discomfort and barrett's esophagus. Tylenol (acetaminophen) is less effective but worth a try and less hard on your stomach. Narcotic meds (codeine, morphine, hydro and oxycodone ) can be used for severe pain. Best wishes! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Length of femur: The proximal (hip) growth plate and distal (knee) growth plate of the femur determine its length. Roughly two-thirds of the length of the femur is determined by its distal growth plate. Hip width is determined in large part by the pelvis. ...Read more
I have a bone ingrowth hip and it is being replaced ;its my third. How do they remove the part in my femur . This is my 3rd hip ?
I do undestand the Q: You have growing around the hip which already been replaced and they are going to replace again? They could excise that extra bone and give medicine to stop it or radiation. Please write again if you have any question. ...Read more
Get an evaluation: Getting a diagnosis of why you have hip/femur pain is necessary. Should not quiet pain without knowing the reason for your pain. Too risky to kill the pain which may kill you if you don't know why you have it. ...Read more
Ortho can tell u: Depending on size and location of cyst, the repair may be different and require mechanical variables ...Read more
I'm 68 had accidental fall in july. Titanium screws used in hip and femur. What problems can I expect?
When can I have titanium screws removed from hip and femur after accidental fall in july?What are the risk factors for accidental falls?+
I had pain in my hips for 2 months now, its getting better, but now I have pain right below and above my knee.Sometimes, my femur kinda sores.Whats wrong?
Please see: Please see your doctor for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. You may need to see your orthopedist also. ...Read more
Should i be concerned about a bony lump at the top of my rt femur on the outer side. Its observably different to the other side & hip is weak/achey?
I need a reconstructive hip surgeon . I have had 2 thr's and 1 reconstructive surgery in the last 3 years. I need the other hip reconstructed. I have not had good luck with any of the 3 surgeries so far. All three have had complications. My femur did not
Reconstruction: After 3 orthopedic surgeries with poor results a specialist in recontruction (revision) surgery may be recommend. Many orthopedists have done fellowships in these types of surgeries and their resumes should be evaluated. There are also times when people have medical conditions that are not amenable to surgical intervention and prosthetic bracing with therapy may be indicated. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends on age, bone: quality & any co morbidity the person has. If good non-osteoporotic bone & good hardware purchase & early weight bearing the fracture will heal the fastest. In the elderly with other medical problems @ poor bone quality, the time is quite longer. Everyone heals differently, so even to give you a range is not accurate without this knowledge. Picture is 1 of good bone & well fixated. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What is the partial hip replacement procedure that replaces just the acetabellum not the femur head?
Acetabular osteotomy: There are acetabular osteotomies that reorient the acetabulum but do not actually replace the surface. ...Read more
Is there a partial hip replacement procedure that only replaces the acetabellum and not the femur head?
When I broke both my femurs at 6, I was put in a hip-spica cast. When I break my femur now at 17+, would the same type of casting be used? (OI T1)
No: You are right in that femur fractures in children are often treated with a spica cast, but adults are usually treated with some form of internal fixation. This usually is a rod, but other options are a plate or an external fixator based on fracture type. Spica casts are not usually used in an adult. ...Read more