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

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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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 don't have hip pain when walking/running/biking but do when sitting down, what's wrong?

Hip Imingment?: There are many possible causes of your symptoms and a full history, physical exam, and imaging studies may be required to confirm the diagnosis. One possibility is femoroacetabular impingement, which is an abnormal pressure of the ball/neck of the hip joint with the socket. Many people complain that the sitting position, when the hip is flexed, causes the most symptoms. ...Read more

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Hip pain when sitting or laying down. When laying pain goes down leg and leg hurts then wil go almost numb?

See below: Based on your description you could have herniated disk with sciatica. See your doctor to confirm. ...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.

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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Sharp pains in right hip pain full to stand from sitting down. With cramping down back of thigh.

Sharp pains in right hip pain full to stand from sitting down. With cramping down back of thigh.

Back pain: This suggests that you have something going on with possibly a pinched nerve in your back, please see your doctor soon as possible ...Read more

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Hip pain. Leg/hip not holding weight after sitting. Arthrogram MRI yest. Can hardly walk. Wont hold my weight?

Varies: The two most common causes would be a problem in the hip verses a pinched nerve in the back. The MRI arthrigram should go a long way in determining if it is from the hip or not. ...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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Throbbing bilateral hip pain. Outer hips, goes down outer side thighs and wraps around into buttocks. Lying supine hurts hips. Sitting hurts, too. Why?

Lower back: Pain is that distribution suggest a lumbar spine rather than a hip issue. Doc may suggest to you that it is a trochanteric bursitis but more like it is referred pain from the back. ...Read more

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One of my legs and foot is colder than the other by touch. Seems when it gets cold I have severe hip pain, and hard to keep sitting up?

Be seen: You would want to be seen and examined for an accurate diagnosis. There are a number of possibilities but usually involve some form of neurological or vascular abnormality. ...Read more

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I have had hip pain for several years now starting after birth of first child. Tender to touch, possible swelling and leg numbness if sitting too lon?

I have had hip pain for several years now starting after birth of first child. Tender to touch, possible swelling and leg numbness if sitting too lon?

Need to examine: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without taking additional history, physical examination and may be some tests. It would be prudent to see your doctor. There is no need to put up with pain as the cause may be treatable. ...Read more

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I'm experiencing hip pain and low back pain when walking or even just sitting. Slightly limping on occasion. Started out as just tiny pain & increased

I'm experiencing hip pain and low back pain when walking or even just sitting. Slightly limping on occasion. Started out as just tiny pain & increased

See a physician: It would be best for evaluation of this to be evaluated by a physician who can test if you have associated weakness with the pain, and speak to you about the details of the onset, duration, and characterization of the pain. ...Read more

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I have si joint pain and hip pain had tests and no one knows why. On sitting I notice that my knee turns inwards lots could this be the cause?

I have si joint pain and hip pain had tests and no one knows why. On sitting I notice that my knee turns inwards lots could this be the cause?

SI joint is cause.: When one has SI joint pian, it is caused by a small but excessive roaotion forward (anterior) of the hipbone at the joint. This causes pain, irritation of other structures. Richard DonTigny, a physical therapist, developed this idea and the simple exercises. He taught me 10 years ago; I find that VERY FEW physicians are aware of the SI joint. Look up Richard on web or see: www. Irwinabraham. Com ...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!?

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 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 while walking but now it hurts sitting. My x ray showed no fracture. My pcp thinks its a cartilage problem. Waiting on ortho. Prob of cartil?

Hip pain while walking but now it hurts sitting. My x ray showed no fracture. My pcp thinks its a cartilage problem. Waiting on ortho. Prob of cartil?

Well: Can Be several things cartilage problem ligament problem muscle problem or arthritis. Consult orthopedist for specific diagnosis and treatment keep your appointment ...Read more

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Rower-hip pain/groin pain. Dull deep pain when sitting/standingclicks sometimes. Pain shoots to upper glute sometimes isa pulled muscle or labral tear?

Possibly: It would unusual to tear at age 16 without a precipitating trauma. Gluteal pain may be lower back rather than hip. See an orthopedist and have the issue evaluated. ...Read more

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Should I go to the chiropractor for my hip pain? I'm a 37 year old woman, I fell on the ice a 1 1\2 ago and ever since I have had right hip pain only when I sleep and sometime when I'm sitting at my desk. I went to an orthopedic doctor and had x-rays and

Hello.: Hello. Ssorry to hear about your hip pain. Glad to hear you are trying healthy options like yoga and stretching. Osteopaths also do manipulation. Not all insurance plans cover chiropractics but should cover treatment from an osteopath (check your policy) you could also consider medical acupuncture. Acupuncture has been practices for thousands of years I china. Very thin (much more narrow that needles that are used for blood or to give shots) are used with electricity (or without electrical stimulation). This is used to move stagnant blood, lymph, energy and qi. Often when there is recurrent pain, your nerves have developed a certain pattern of functioning. The acupuncture can change those patterns and return to a healthy state. It is quite remarkable. ...Read more

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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?

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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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