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Hip Pain After A Fall
The injury: You could of strained a muscle, or ligament. You could of fractured bone, you could of bruised bone or soft tissue. You could of caused nerve irritation. After the fall, ice and an antiinflammatory are a good idea, if after 3 days there is still pain and discomfort a trip to the orthopedist is a good idea. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I already take a baby aspirin for heart health. Can I take a higher dose for hip pain after a fall?
Yes and no: Aspirin interferes with blood clotting mechanisms. Therefore immediately after a fall if there is any suspicion of active bleeding it should not be used along with other agents, such as ibuprofen. After a fall with resulting in hip pain i would be concerned with impending hip fracture versus muscular trauma which requires a thorough examination. If there is no danger adult dosage may be used. ...Read more
Depends on cause: By 'hip' do you mean actual hip joint (=groin pain), lateral bruising or muscle strain?Posterior hip (buttock or sacroiliac joint pain)?Pelvic crest pain?All are commonly called 'hip.'so, location is important to know, then you must define type of injury (crush, bruise, tear, fracture, etc.)a good history & physical by your doc & osteopathic hands-on exam may define the cause & lead to pain relief. ...Read more
Pain is warning: Hi Bonnie649. At 32, the pain may be in the bursa that surrounds the hip joint or in the joint itself. Joint pain can trigger a reflexive muscle weakness; your body is trying to avoid damage to the painful part. Its OK to use tylenol or maybe Naproxen until you can schedule with your own practitioner who may want to refer you for imaging studies and consultation. ...Read more
Am recovering from a fall in which I have back and hip pain. I have been checked in the ER. I am getting pain while laying down. Can I lay on my side?
Yes, you can.: If it doesn't hurt to lie on your side, then I don't see why not. Your body will tell you with pain what is best usually. ...Read more
Have hip pain in both hips following a fall that occurred 5 days ago. Some nights the pain is so bad, I can't sleep. Because on both, I don't always have a good side to sleep on. Pain in buttocks area
I have been having a constant right side hip pain, I had a CT done last fall and the report had mentioned degenerative changes in the bilateral hips. ?
Can cellulitis cause a person to lose balnce and fall.. Complints of hip pain in same leg as cellulitis... Very limited mobility. Super obese?
Typically not: Cellulitis should not cause difficulty in balance or falling although if there is pain or discomfort in the affected leg, then gait and standing may be affected to avoid the discomfort which in turn may lead to increase risk if fall in a very obese person. If pain in the hip occurred after a fall, it should be evaluated to rule out fracture or dislocation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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