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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?

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 more

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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?

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?

See MD: Yea, looks like you need to head in to a qualified orthopedic surgeon. There are a number of conditions that might be at play here. ...Read more

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Are there any specific analgesics good for treating bursitis and femur/hip pain? Post-op 8 years femur repair with hardware.

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 more

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Does the hip growth plate help in widening the hips or does it help in lengthening the femur?

Does the hip growth plate help in widening the hips or does it help in lengthening the femur?

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

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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 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

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Deep, sharp pain through hip/femur. Will OTC painkillers help?

Deep, sharp pain through hip/femur. Will OTC painkillers help?

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

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I'm 68 had accidental fall in july. Titanium screws used in hip and femur. What problems can I expect?

I'm 68 had accidental fall in july. Titanium screws used in hip and femur. What problems can I expect?

Titanium: If you do not have an allergy to titanium then you really should not have a problem with the hardware as long as it was placed properly and your fracture has healed in good alignment. ...Read more