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Pain in hip when standing aftersitting?

Pain in hip when standing aftersitting?

Consider bursitis: Inflammation of some of the bursae around the greater trochanter of the femur. ...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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Burning pain in right groin when sitting or lying down. Rest of hip and leg aches some when sitting.Less pain when standing walking. Pregnant. Causes?

Unlikely Hip: Typical hip pain that stems from arthritis is usually not described as "burning". However, nerve pain, (called neuropathy) is commonly described by patients as burning, tingling, electrical. The location of your pain in the groin is similar to where hip joint pain would be felt, but your description of the pain gives me the sense that this is a nerve. Arthritis also has stiffness involved. ...Read more

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Knee pain in petella tendon area. Hurts when sitting down too long or standing up. ?

Knee pain in petella tendon area. Hurts when sitting down too long or standing up. ?

Torn miniscus, bursa: The more common causes of your symptoms are petallar bursitis (the patellar bursa becomes swollen, irritated and painful), and a meniscal tear (tearing of the cartilage disc between the femur and the tib/fib complex. If it persists for more than a few days, you need to see an orthopedist for an eval and knee MRI. In the meantime, an adjustable brace would not hurt, and would give support. ...Read more

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Tenderness in upper outer right calf. Pain intensifies when getting up after sitting for a while. Pain from hip to knee when stretching opposite leg.

Tenderness in upper outer right calf. Pain intensifies when getting up after sitting for a while. Pain from hip to knee when stretching opposite leg.

Lumbar disk?: An s-1 nerve root irritation will cause this type of symptom pattern. Stretching the opposite side pulls the nerve root towards that side, also theother side also pulled 2 that side. If is trapped or irritated & not able 2 move it let's u kno. This is radicular pain & is referred to the area it innervates. This is what causes pain in the opposite leg. ...Read more

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What causes throbbing head pain when sitting up after upside down exercise?

What causes throbbing head pain when sitting up after upside down exercise?

Hard to say: There are a lot of complicated fluid shifts with head down/head up exercises. However this sounds a bit unusual. More commonly people feel pain when going upside down. If the symptom is bothersome you should get a medical evaluation by a neurologist. ...Read more

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Have lower back pain when lying down & butt hurts when walking. Pain eases when I lie down and lift up my feet up. ?

LBA under 30: I assume there is no radiation so this points to localized lesions in a "youngster." See your doctor for an x-ray -most likely spondylolisthesis-a developmental instability in the 4th or 5th lumbar vertebra. Less likely is arthritis from old injury or a birth defect. Even less likely in NZ is discitis from a dirty needle. Poor posture is usually to minor to write about. Check 4 ankylosing spondy ...Read more

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Can sciatica cause cramp pain in thigh, butt and leg when standing up or sitting and straighten my back up goes away after few seconds?

Can sciatica cause cramp pain in thigh, butt and leg when standing up or sitting and straighten my back up goes away after few seconds?

Yes: Herniated disks that are cause of sciatica pain typically get worse with sitting, bending at the waist, and definitely worse with bending/twisting and raising a heavy object. Try avoiding these positions/activities initially. Typically most herniated disk pain improves on its own by 3-6 weeks. If still bothering you then i recommend seeing your doctor for further imaging. ...Read more

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Sharp severe pain in left knee. Pain occurs when bending or lifting leg, when going down stairs, and when pressing quad-edge of kneecap.

Sharp severe pain in left knee. Pain occurs when bending or lifting leg, when going down stairs, and when pressing quad-edge of kneecap.

Protection!: You know the joke "Doc, it hurts when I do this." and Doc says "Don't do that! Well, for now try not to do those things. Also use a good knee brace to protect/imobolize the knee until you can see a doctor for an exam. Rest will help whatever it is to stop further irritation damage. Knees can be unforgiving, so treat them w/ gentle care. Best! ...Read more

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I get pain near lower back and upper buttocks while standing up after seating. No pain while walking etc... Just pain when i stand up.

I get pain near lower back and upper buttocks while standing up after seating. No pain while walking etc... Just pain when i stand up.

Sacrum pain?: If you put your hands on your hips, and touch your thumbs together, if the pain is below that it may be from sacroiliitis. This is a connection between the pelvic bones and the lower spine. It has to tighten when you go from sitting to standing. Stretching, massage, and over the counter medications like ibuprofen, can help. ...Read more

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Pain in knee joint and hip bone while stand after long sitting?

Common with OA: One of the common symptoms of joint osteoarthritis is that the joints become stiff and painful after brief or extended inactive periods. Usually when you get up, you will need to wait a few moments, then the first few steps are more difficult, but once you get going it becomes less achy. This again happens after sitting down for a while. Evaluation for osteoarthritis would be a start. ...Read more

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Pain in right groin, radiates to right hip & thigh-feels worse when sitting & then standing up. Lessens after walking a bit...Femoral hernia ?

Pain in right groin, radiates to right hip & thigh-feels worse when sitting & then standing up. Lessens after walking a bit...Femoral hernia ?

Could be: Best to see your primary care provider for an exam. Even then, it is often difficult to find small hernias in women on exam, and you may need a dynamic ultrasound or ct scan to make the diagnosis. If the symptoms are mild enough, and your exam is normal, it may be appropriate just to observe it. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Severe, shooting throbbing pain in left hip radiating into knee/calf for 7 mon. Almost unbearable when standing or walking. No pain when seated. Help!

Severe, shooting throbbing pain in left hip radiating into knee/calf for 7 mon. Almost unbearable when standing or walking. No pain when seated. Help!

Evaluate Low Back: If you are not improving have your doctor order a lumbar spine mri. Many times a herniated disc in the back can cause leg pain especially if you have not improved with the medications and physical therapy. If it is a herniated disc you may need evaluation from a spine specialist to determine what other options might be needed (injections, surgery, etc) to help reduce pain. ...Read more

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Pain in feet when walking and standing which stops when sitting?

Pain in feet when walking and standing which stops when sitting?

More support: Probably would benefit from more supportive shoes and inserts. If still persists see podiatrist. ...Read more

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Ocassional sudden sharp pain when standing up from a sitting position and a constant dull pain to right hip. Sharp pain when flexing hip up and over to left. Could this be muscle or bone?

Ocassional sudden sharp pain when standing up from a sitting position  and a constant dull pain to right hip. Sharp pain when flexing hip up and over to left.  Could this be muscle or bone?

Sprain: A sprain of a muscle or ligament likely occured. This may take a week or more to heal. Rest and,if you can take them,NSAIDS like ibuprofen or Aleve (naproxen) may help to reduce any associated inflammation. If symptoms persist or worsen, consult an orthopedic surgeon for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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What causes throbbing head pain when sitting up after yoga?

What causes throbbing head pain when sitting up after yoga?

Arterial compression: Most likely the compression of the arteries on the back of your head/ neck. That can happen also after aggressive massage of your neck or chiropractic manipulation ...Read more

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Pain in pelvic area on right side after standing up from urinating. Can't stand up straight to walk. Also pain and pressure during urination & sitting?

Urinary infection: The described symptoms of right sided pain, pressure and pain on urination are concerning for urinary tract infection. Right sided pain can involve ureter or kidney. You should see physician for urine testing, physical exam, possible imaging and usually treatment with antibiotic therapy. ...Read more

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What could cause sharp pain in my knee when standing up (after ACL surgery)?

What could cause sharp pain in my knee when standing up (after ACL surgery)?

See details: There are several possible causes. The best approach is to have the knee reevaluated from the orthopedist who did the surgery. ...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

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

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Im24 I have hip pain when standing too long, walking too much, and sleeping. Also one spot onmy pelvic bone that will wake me from sleep bc of pain why?

Im24 I have hip pain when standing too long, walking too much, and sleeping. Also one spot onmy pelvic bone that will wake me from sleep bc of pain why?

See details: It is impossible to determine the exact cause of the pain without having the ability to examine the hip area and order or review appropriate imaging studies. It appears you have had an mri. Discuss the issue with your orthopedist. ...Read more

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What causes hip pain?

What causes hip pain?

Hip bursitis: It is likely that you have a condition called trochanteric bursitis of your hip--it is inflammation of the area surrounding the curve of the hip-thigh bone. Possibly resulted from excessive use/walking/running and/or laying on the side on a firm/hard surface too long. Hip arthritis and disc disease can cause hip pain as well. Motrin/aleve may help. If not better, consult doc for eval. Good luck. ...Read more

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What causes hip pain?

Hip pain: Causes of hip pain are very broad and long list. It needs to be properly investigated by a qualified physician to get a specific diagnosis. ...Read more

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How too cure hip pain?

How too cure hip pain?

Muscles!!!!: Think flesh=muscles/tissue and not bone/ligament/disc/nerves with chronic pain! joints are designed to last a lifetime/100 years! start self-care with a wellness program of vits, magnesium glycinate, sleep hygiene, exercise, self massage, chiropractor, yoga, heat, epsom tub soaking, and stretching. In my practice, I use acupuncture and myofascial tissue release with trigger points w lidocaine. ...Read more

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How to relieve hip pain?

Exercise: Most of hip pains are due to osteoarthritis. Over-weightiness and inactivity make hip-pain worse. Back-strengthening exercises and losing weight are helpful. Taking pain-killer should be the last resort. However, when the pain is severe and/or interferes with the lifestyle, it is wise to consider hip replacement surgery. If pain persists please consult a physician. ...Read more

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What can cause hip pain?

What can cause hip pain?

Many causes: One of the most common causes of hip pain. Is osteoarthritis. Oa is usually seen in middle and old age, I do not know your age. Other causes include impingement syndromes, bursitis, muscle issues, snapping hip, trauma, transient osteoporosis, osteonecrosis or avn, and the list goes on. I recommend that you see your pcp or an orthoedic surgeon. www.aaos.org/findanortho/. ...Read more

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Hip pain after lying down?

Bursitis v.arthritis: Hip pain after lying down could be a inflammatory problem with the bursa called bursitis. If the pain is worse with longer periods of lying down, it could be stiffness you are experiencing from an arthritic hip. First step is to see a doctor such as a physiatrist who will examine you and may require an x-ray. We may also recommend a trial of an anti-inflammatory. ...Read more

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What causes severe hip pain?

Several things: Severe pain should be evaluated soon. Possible causes include, severe osteoarthritis, ileopsoas or trochanteric bursitis, infected hip joint; known as septic arthritis, a vascular necrosis of the hip, and referred pain from your back. ...Read more

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Why do I have sharp hip pain?

Unclear: Not enough information, where exactly is the pain? when did it start?was there an injury? What are your normal activities? The range of causes for someone your age is broad so more information is needed to make a diagnosis. ...Read more

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Why do I have sharp hip pain?

Why do I have sharp hip pain?

I do not know: Possible you injured your hip, or you have arthritis, or a tick bit you months ago and you have lymes,etc, etc. Without a good history and examination, theses would all be simple guesses. Best wishes. ...Read more

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What does hip pain feel like?

What does hip pain feel like?

Groin pain: The pain is typical felt in the groin with walking and certain types of rotation. Pulling up the foot and twisting the leg to look at the outside of the shoe will show restriction in motion or just be painful. ...Read more

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Any tipds to relieve hip pain ?

Hip pain: Your hip pain could be from a variety of reasons . Depending on the cause of your pain will help determine the type of exercises to do to get relief. Generally speaking weight loss would be of benefit but oftentimes weight bearing may make it worse non weight bearing exercises such as swimming or stationary bike could be beneficial.I would see your pcp, : sports medicine doc or orthopedic physician. ...Read more

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What can cause severe hip pain?

What can cause severe hip pain?

Multiple causes: Hip pain can be from a number of causes in the joint, around the joint, or referred from the back. It is important to see an orthopedist who treats hips A through history and exam is needed. X-rays and possibly an MRI arthrogram may be ordered. ...Read more

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What may be causing my hip pain?

Hip pain: Several, from muscles, tendons, ligaments, soft tissues around the hip joint, or bone. Recommend consulting an orthopedic specialist for evaluation. ...Read more

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What could cause severe hip pain?

What could cause severe hip pain?

Many things: Here is the list - osteoarthritis, gout, strain, labral tear, inguinal hernia, sports hernia, avascular necrosis, bone contusion, tendonitis/bursitis, pinched nerve in lower back, etc. As you can see, the list is pretty long. Remember, common things are common, so things like arthritis, strains/sprains and tendonitis tend to top the list. Lastly, see your physician if the pain persists. ...Read more

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What to do for hip pain when i sit?

What to do for hip pain when i sit?

Hip Pain: Sitting presses the ball of the hip joint forcibly into the socket. In people with arthritis, this is not uncommon. Getting up from sitting is equally or more painful due to muscle contraction necessary to straighten up the hips to allow upright standing. Younger patients may have pain if there is a cartilage tear (similar to meniscus in knee). Try otc meds, but if persistent, may need MRI & ortho. ...Read more