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I have uneven shoulders, back pain, leg pain, hip pain when walking, standing or sitting for long periods of time what could this be?

I have uneven shoulders, back pain, leg pain, hip pain when walking, standing or sitting for long periods of time what could this be?

Possibly....: Possibly scoliosis, or muscle spasms from bad posture. You might want to look into the alexander technique for some great posture exercises. This is especially important for people who work at the computer a lot. See: http://sgoti. Ws/soka1j or google search. ...Read more

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Hip Pain (Definition)

Depending upon who is using the term, hip pain may be limited to pain coming from the hip joint itself, or it can describe pain from a number of different causes in the ...Read more


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Left hip pain at night and after sitting down after work. Pain in hip and shoots down leg at times. Worse at night in bed. No injury as far as I know.

Left hip pain: May be scaitica. Sitting is stress on spine. Consider ergonomic chair with lumbar support. At work change position (i.e. get up for a moment every 45 minutes to an hour) to shake out, Consider a trial of NSAIDS (motrin/alelve) and muscle relaxant (if not allergic). Rarely may also be related to ovaries/ colon, retroperitoneal issue so may consider ultrasound or CT abdomen. F/u w/ doc ...Read more

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I been going to the doctor I have right hip pain for a long time and it feels like it is rubbing bone to bone?

I been going to the doctor I have right hip pain for a long time and it feels like it is rubbing bone to bone?

Let explain: If your hip joint is wearing out and the bone rubbing against the bone, most likely you something surgical done.
Ask your doctor to refer you to orthopedic surgeon he will decide if you need any surgery done. Good luck. ...Read more

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32F hip painx4 days getting worse popping sound&sharp pain hip gave out today &I fell downfew stairs Hip pain worsewhen sittingor standing long time?

32F hip painx4 days getting worse popping sound&sharp pain hip gave out today &I fell downfew stairs Hip pain worsewhen sittingor standing long time?

Labral tear?: It sounds like your hip started hurting with no history of trauma. Is that right? It could be a labral tear. An exam, xray and mri would help diagnose. If that is what it is you should avoid hip flexion (squats). Also a hip injection into the actual hip joint (not the bursa on the outside of the hip) would help. Try anti-inflams and see if they help. Instead of ibuprofen, maybe naprosyn. ...Read more

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Mid and lower back pain pops all the time and pight side hip pain hurts if I sit too long or walk a lot, what could be wrong? Going on months now.

Back Pain: Very common condition due to improper position and chronic strain. Will not go away immediately and slowly start stretching the back with yoga exercises- gentle stretch, avoid soft chair and bed, keep a good posture at all times, ice and get gentle massage when in pain. Firm beds are helpful to wake up pain free in the morning. Swimming is best exercise for back pain. ...Read more

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Have hip pain and legs especially after prolonged sitting MRI spine clear and blood works clear what can I be its driving me crazy!?

Hips?: Some people have afi (acetacular femoral impingement). More prominent in young males due 2 a congenital abnormality @ the hip. Simple images can show this. $ cheapest lateral of hips and measurements done next ct, MRI & bone scan. If all else is wnl see a hip specialist. Worth a shot if very bothersome ...Read more

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Have hip pain and legs especially after prolonged sitting MRI spine clear and blood works clear what can I be it's driving me crazy?

Piriformis?: With a normal MRI and bloodwork, pain in hip, buttock and legs may result from piriformis syndrome. The piriformis muscle is deep in the buttock, is an external rotator of the hip and the sciatic nerve exits the pelvis under this muscle. If the muscle is tight, it can put pressure on the nerve and mimic symptoms of a radiculopathy. This can be evaluated by a pm&r specialist, orthopedist or pt. ...Read more

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I have hip pain after sitting cross legged, what should I do about this?

I have hip pain after sitting cross legged, what should I do about this?

See an Orthopod/PCP: To get worked up and a DX could be reached, so treatment could be started.
I don't know of any connection between sitting cross legged ; hip pain. It probably relates to your profession or what you have been doing all day.
A back or hip lesion could be responsible for it, ; I am sure your docs would be able to help you.
Good luck. In the meantime, try sitting without crossing the legs. ...Read more

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Why do I have hip pain after sitting a while then standing? Also when laying down sleeping?

Why do I have hip pain after sitting a while then standing? Also when laying down sleeping?

Let me explain: Pain and stiffness of the joints can also occur after long periods of inactivity (for example, sitting in a theater).
This one the major sign of what we call degenerative arthritis. ...Read more

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I have upper right hip pain after sitting. It goes around a bit into lower back. It doesn't really hurt to touch. But it's been almost constant for a?

I have upper right hip pain after sitting. It goes around a bit into lower back. It doesn't really hurt to touch. But it's been almost constant for a?

? hip impingement: Hip impingement can cause symptoms from teen years through middle age. In addition to pain after sitting, walking uphill can aggravate. Radiation to back, thigh or buttocks is not uncommon. Imaging with x-rays and MRI can make the diagnosis. An x-ray can reveal excess bone on the femoral head/neck and acetabular rim. An MRI can show fraying/tears of cartilage/labrum. See orthopedist or PCP ...Read more

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Hip pain after sitting or lying down. Unable to put weight on hip when getting up, after few steps it stops hurting. X-ray and blood tests r normal.

Hip pain after sitting or lying down. Unable to put weight on hip when getting up, after few steps it stops hurting. X-ray and blood tests r normal.

Could be bursitis,: Could be bursitis, but needs evaluation to localize the problem and also review of the x-rays to assure that they are actually normal. ...Read more

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I have hip pain immediately after sitting down on a chair but when I slouch it doesn't hurt, what's going on?

Possible arthritis: You should be evaluated by an orthopaedic surgeon who specializes in the treatment of hip pain. Positional pain such as you describe is often due to an arthritic process. Sitting places the hip in more flexion, and slouchiing, though bad for overall posture, decreases the bendingat the hip. The injury/arthritis is likely in the anterior or front of the hip. Xrays and possibly an mra is warranted. ...Read more

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Recurring unilateral hip pain that's aggravated easily, especially with light jogging. When there is a flare up it will hurt all the time?

Recurring unilateral hip pain that's aggravated easily, especially with light jogging. When there is a flare up it will hurt all the time?

If its on the side: If its on the side its trochanteric bursitis.
If its in the groin then its your hip joint.
Get a check up from orthopaedic surgeon to get the diagnosis and get treated. May be real simple. ...Read more

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Bilateral hip pain every time I sit on my couch. Hurts entire time I sit. Doesn't hurt if I sit in a hard wooden chair. Would a firmer couch help?

What is hip pain?: True hip joint pain typically causes pain in the groin. Buttock pain may be related to the low back or si joint. Outer buttock/thigh pain can be related to greater trochanteric bursitis, iliotibial band syndrome or other local musculotendonous problems. Either way, recommend you get checked. ...Read more

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Is hip pain that leaves me unable to bare weight for a few minutes when getting up from a sitting position a serious problem? I've been having hip pain for the last year. Sometimes when I get up from sitting down I am unable to put any weight on it for a

Well: Well, as you put it di difficult to give you a solid opinion. Thing to be considered is age, gender, weight and a full of other issues. A rheumatologuist would be the right doctor to evaluate your pain, and decide why you have it. ...Read more

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About how long does it take to treat back and hip pain with a tens machine?

About how long does it take to treat back and hip pain with a tens machine?

On regular basis: Tens is producing pain relief as long as you apply it on the paiful areas. Therefore for long-term management you need the unit at home. ...Read more

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Occasion, sudden, random, sharp hip pain. I get these while walking or sitting doing nothing?

Occasion, sudden, random, sharp hip pain. I get these while walking or sitting doing nothing?

Where on the hip: This may be bursitis if it is on the outside of the pelvis. Hip pain is usually felt in the groin. You need to discuss with your physician. Imaging of the pelvis and this hip can clarify some of your issues. It could shown certain types of hip arthritis. Since you are on prednisone we would also consider avascular necrosis of the hip which can also occur. ...Read more

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Can you give me advice for my first time bursitis hip pain from laying on hard bunk. Best massage?

Don't be on your: Side, sleep on your back and ice the region and/or take OTC NSAID if no medical reasons why not to use those types of meds. Stretching wo hrlp too but the hard bunk in terms of being on that side is what you need to adjust. ...Read more

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I have been experiencing lower back and hip pain for 3 weeks and the pain is increasing and worse when I am sitting.

I have been experiencing lower back and hip pain for 3 weeks and the pain is increasing and worse when I am sitting.

See below: There are many causes of low back pain and hip pain. Often they are related. A bad hip can cause buttock, groin, and/or thigh pain. Sometimes a pinched nerve in the back can cause back, buttock, and thigh pain depending on which nerve is involved. If your pain does not improve or gets worse you should contact your physician to help identify the cause. ...Read more

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I have had right hip pain for about 4 months now, at times extreme. For the past 3 days it has moved to the middle of my back and is very severe?

I have had right hip pain for about 4 months now, at times extreme. For the past 3 days it has moved to the middle of my back and is very severe?

May be sciatica: If the right hip pain is in right buttock then it is likely to be a nerve pain either from sciatic nerve or lumbar facet joint pain; The nerve pain is worsened by bending forward in general and the facet joint pain by bending back ward ...Read more

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I have had right hip pain for about 4 months now, at times extreme. For the past 3 days it has moved to the middle of my back and is very severe?

Hip pain: Hip joint pain is felt in the groin (not the pelvic area which often patients indicate when they say, "my hip hurts."). There are so many causes of true hip pain in a 40 y old woman. Among the conditions to consider: arthritis like OA and Spondylo-arthritis which can affect a large joint (hip) and lower back. A careful exam is necessary and blood tests to check for inflammation. Good luck! ...Read more

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Hip pain n butt. Comes n goes but is EXCRUCIATING feels as tho my hip is being ripped out. Sometimes I get an shock sensation n chest at same time. Y?

Hip pain n butt. Comes n goes but is EXCRUCIATING feels as tho my hip is being ripped out. Sometimes I get an shock sensation n chest at same time. Y?

Just a thought: But this pain may be coming from YOUR LOW BACK (L4-L5 DISC) Mention this possibility to your PCP (Primary Care Provider) It just sounds like NERVE PAIN!
Just a "thought" hope it's helpful!

Dr Z ...Read more

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How long would it normal to have hip pain after giving birth?

Get it evaluated.: Hip pain does not occur as a result of labor. You probably have lower back or pelvic pain. This should be evaluated as injuries to the pelvic joints during labor can be very painful and persistent. See an orthopedist. ...Read more

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How long does hip pain usually last after giving birth?

Hip pain: Shouldn't have hip pain after giving birth. Did something happen? Did you injury yourself? ...Read more

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How long is it normal to have hip pain after child birth?

How long is it normal to have hip pain after child birth?

Several weeks: It is common to have hip discomfort for several weeks after childbirth. Discomfort that is concerning, severe, or lasting more than a week should prompt you to see your OB to determine if is a significant issue that needs treatment.

Non steroidal anti inflamatory medications (motrin, aleve), along with ice and heat may improve the discomfort. Physical therapy may be indicted in some cases. ...Read more

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Hip pain on left. Wakes me up in my sleep. Gnawing pain, deep inside. Not all the time, comes and goes. What can it be?

Several common items: The common items that hurt on the side of the hip where you can feel the bone under the skin can be trochanteric bursitis, tendinitis, sometimes sciatica, bruises, illiotibial band syndrome. If its in the groin, then arthritis is the common condition along with several tendinitis possibilities. Since there are probably hundreds of potential problems that could also be here, see your doc first. ...Read more

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I have pretty moderate hip pain when standing after sitting or laying. My brother has eds, could this be related? I'm 28 yrs old

See details: You either have eds or you don't. If you do not, it is not related to your brother's issue. Has your hip been evaluated and x rays and/or MRI been done if it is truly a hip joint issue? If not, see an orthopedist. ...Read more