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Hip And Femur Pain
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
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
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
I have really bad shooting pain in myright leg and constant in lower back and hip from a car acc. In 2011 from breaking my femur now its always restle?
Differentiate: Between post traumatic femur pain and back pain. You may have injured something in your lumbar spine as well that could be contributing to nerve irritation, lending itself to shooting pains and restlessness. A good physical exam should be able to tell you which it is or if its a combo of both. Ask your physician about treatment modalities from pt to medications such as Gabapentin which can help. ...Read more