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Hip pain increasing for weeks. Worse in the morning, sitting, standing, bending over. Leg aches. Taking Flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl) and Elavil. Sciatica? Bursitis?

Hip pain increasing for weeks. Worse in the morning, sitting, standing, bending over. Leg aches. Taking Flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl) and Elavil. Sciatica? Bursitis?

Location, location: Where on the hip is the pain. A quick primer. Hip joint is often groin pain, side of the hip is usually bursitis. We of coursenneed more information. You can discuss this with your physiciasn or ask to see a rheumatologist. ...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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If am having back pain and leg n hip pain should I be doing any lifting or bending. I do a lot of both at work?

If am having back pain and leg n hip pain should I be doing any lifting or bending. I do a lot of both at work?

Back pain: The back pain can be caused by muscle strain, spinal stenosis, ruptured disc, nerve impingement. ..
It sounds like you have some nerve pain. I would recommend no heavy lifting and repetitive bending.
You should seek help from a doctor. You might benefit from a comprehensive evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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Sharp sudden hip pain made worse by pressure/movement?

Sharp sudden hip pain made worse by pressure/movement?

SIJ?: 23y fem. W. unilateral "hip pain worse move/pressure" absent mechanical injury likely has sacroiliac joint, SIJ, disorder or soft tissue injury low back. Pain w. pressure suggests disordered pelvic girdle & SIJ. If chronic, etiologic origin might be Joint Hypermobility Syndrome, JHS. Childbirth potentiates SIJ disorder in women w. JHS. Osteopaths skilled at solving this differential diagnosis. ...Read more

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Within the last week been having left side joint hip pain. Made worse by sitting/walking and sleeping. Could these b related?

Yes this could be: One of several diagnoses related to the hip such as : bursitis, tendinitis, cartilage issue such as labrum, and arthritis as the more common possibilities with a knee or back problem sometimes presenting as hip pain or even a sacroiliac issue. There are other possible causes so if the pain persists or worsens, see your physician. ...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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Hip pain and groin pain that is getting worse?

Hip pain and groin pain that is getting worse?

Lots of causes: Arthritis is the most common cause of groin pain. Other common causes would be hip impingement or a cartilage tear. Infection is very serious cause of hip pain that usually is very rapidly progressing and is often accompanied by fevers, chills, etc. You should have this evaluated asap. ...Read more

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Hip pain esp during sleep. Almost like has catch n it but worse then pain during day after. Have to lay flat to ease off during the night?

Hip pain esp during sleep. Almost like has catch n it but worse then pain during day after. Have to lay flat to ease off during the night?

Bursitis: Sounds like - pain on the outside of the hip along the bone is called trochanteric pain syndrome or bursitis. The tightness and catching can be due to a band of tissue the it band which has gotten tight and feels like it catches. Stretch by crossing your legs in a standing position and try to touch the sides of your ankles leaning over the side. Ice and antiinflammatories may help as well. ...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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Severe back and hip pain durning and before bowel movment? And it seems to be getting worse. Bowel movment is normal and regular otherwise.

Severe back and hip pain durning and before bowel movment? And it seems to be getting worse. Bowel movment is normal and regular otherwise.

Herniated Disc: Consider the need for a lower back (ls spine) mri. This will go a long way in ruling out a herniated disc, which maybe the reason for your symptoms. Good luck! ...Read more

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Had this hip pain 4 about 3 months now recently got worse to the point of waking me up at night and sitting sometimes walking should I go to hospital

Had this hip pain 4 about 3 months now recently got worse to the point of waking me up at night and sitting sometimes walking should I go to hospital

Evaluation needed: Because of the persistence and severity of this symptom, you should be examined by your physician who may order an xray and/or refer you to an orthopedic specialist. Arthritis or bursitis, tumor, aseptic or avascular necrosis, occult fracture are some possibilities. ...Read more

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I have had a sudden onset of hip pain. It is worse on my right side and makes it difficult to walk or even lay on my side to sleep. I am 34 w/no injur?

I have had a sudden onset of hip pain. It is worse on my right side and makes it difficult to walk or even lay on my side to sleep. I am 34 w/no injur?

Soft tissues: Mid-thirties female with "hip" pain worsened by lying on that side, with walking, & absent mechanical injury likely suffers a soft tissue injury that will not manifest on imaging studies. Careful physical examination can discern between inflamed ligaments, tendons, & bursa; the last being a candidate for this pain pattern. Osteopaths have skill to perform differential diagnosis of this problem. ...Read more

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Chronic hip pain 21yrs old. X-rays showed nothing, physical therapy made it worse. Can't work because the pain is so bad. Help?

More info: This depends on many other factors such as your weight if you had any injury to that area or if you had any birth defects that may not have healed or been attended to appropriately. Depending on the type of pain you're having an MRI may be a better study as it will show the joints in more detail after which an orthopedic surgeon can do further workup or surgeries that may be indicated. ...Read more

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I get this weird lower hip pain that seems to to go to the side of my calf and shin. Hurts worse when lying down. What could it be?

Thigh with calf pain: Pain in that area is typically from a nerve injury or part of the muscle fascial complex on the lateral part ot f the hip and thigh which helps pull your leg away from the midline. Either can be worsened by certain positions including the supine position ...Read more

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Severe hip pain us getting worse. I favored my other leg because of slipped disc and it's been a year and still pain but worse. What should I do?

Severe hip pain us getting worse. I favored my other leg because of slipped disc and it's been a year and still pain but worse. What should I do?

See Orthopedic MD: You appear to have hip pain from overuse stress on that joint. You mentioned this happened because of pain from slipped disc causing you to favor that leg & put more weight on it. See an orthopedic physician who can properly assess you & recommend a treatment plan. You might benefit from physical therapy and pain management. Surgery is usually last resort. Hope that helps. ...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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Left hip pain four weeks mostly outside, butt. Have had left lower quadrant pain, UTI prior, on med. Pain worse when sitting for while or lying on side.

Left hip pain four weeks mostly outside, butt. Have had left lower quadrant pain, UTI prior, on med. Pain worse when sitting for while or lying on side.

Musculoskeltal pain: The pain of the hip and buttock may be of musculoskeletal origin, esp if it is exacerbated by certain body positions.
Re: your prior uti, check a urinalysis and culture to assure its resolution. A renal ultrasound would detect a kidney problem, e.g. Obstruction, stone, tumor, that might cause some of your symptoms. ...Read more

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Every morning I wake up with ankle, knee, and hip pain. Its been happening for a couple years now and its getting worse.

Every morning I wake up with ankle, knee, and hip pain. Its been happening for a couple years now and its getting worse.

Pain: Symptoms that get worse after 2 years, requires a good history and physical exam by your pcp, orthopedist or podiatrist. ...Read more

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Been battling with sciatica in right leg since las yr sept. Getting progressively worse. Constant hip pain and when I lie down feels like flutters?

Been battling with sciatica in right leg since las yr sept. Getting progressively worse. Constant hip pain and when I lie down feels like flutters?

Sciatica: Is one of the least well diagnosed syndromes in that a GREAT MANY conditions can cause what seems like the same thing. You really need to see a qualified specialist (physiatrist, pain specialist or orthopedist) to find out what is causing this syndrome in you to get a specific treatment recommendation. Meanwhile, this resource might help: https://www. Emedicinehealth. Com/sciatica/article_em. Htm ...Read more

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I have severe hip pain and now my leg and arm tingle and go numb all the time. Its getting worse everyday. Its the right side of my body.?

I have severe hip pain and now my leg and arm tingle and go numb all the time. Its getting worse everyday. Its the right side of my body.?

TIAs?: You may be having transient cerebral ischemia attacks or "pre-strokes". The incidence of stroke is extremely high. Although other conditions may cause similar symptoms (unlikely), this is urgent you see a neurologist quickly! ...Read more

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I have severe hip pain that started a few days ago and gets worse each day. I can hardly stand or walk. I've take pain pills, aleve, muscle relaxer.

I have severe hip pain that started a few days ago and gets worse each day. I can hardly stand or walk. I've take pain pills, aleve, muscle relaxer.

It's possible: I would see a pain/spine specialist to determine if your hip is involved or if its all coming from your spine. ...Read more

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I have moderate to severe hip pain that gets worse when I move my left leg. My lower back hurts at times also. Can back issues be causing my hip pain?

See details: It depends of what you are calling hip pai. Hip joine pain in the groin area on top of the hip. Pain on the side or in the buttock is not hip pain but is related to back pain. Back pain is unlikely to cause true hip pain. ...Read more

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Lower back/hip pain (sharp) been to er 2dy ago. Gotten worse since. Told its sciatica. But has gotten were hubby has to help me move. Should I go back or wait it out. Can't talk the pain much longer?

Lower back/hip pain (sharp) been to er 2dy ago. Gotten worse since. Told its sciatica. But has gotten were hubby has to help me move. Should I go back or wait it out. Can't talk the pain much longer?

If you can't move: And the pain is worsening, you may need to seen in the ER again to optimize your pain medications. Every so often people even require a short stay in to obtain reasonable pain for severe sciatica. ...Read more

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Right side pelvic, lower back and hip pain? Cancer? Or other possibilities, please? Movement makes pelvic pain worse. Thank you in advance!

Right side pelvic, lower back and hip pain? Cancer? Or other possibilities, please? Movement makes pelvic pain worse. Thank you in advance!

Nonspecific: This type of pain is not specific of any single diagnosis, especially cancer. See your primary care provider for a more complete evaluation. Urgency depends on length of time and severity of symptoms. Hope this helps! ...Read more