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Chronic SI and hip joint pain with popping/cracking. Normal XRay and MRI. (HO hip dysplasia as infant) Pain is getting worse. What can cause this?

Chronic SI and hip joint pain with popping/cracking. Normal XRay and MRI. (HO hip dysplasia as infant) Pain is getting worse. What can cause this?

Hip Pain: Hip and SI joint pain have a great deal of overlap. There are many things that can cause these symptoms, such as bone deformities, muscle and ligament injuries, as well as bursal abnormalities. If there is a history of developmental hip problems, further evaluation would be beneficial to make sure there is no lasting effects. ...Read more

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What would cause hip problems locking/pain at young age? Under 30 hip locks painful and feels like popping out of joint?

What would cause hip problems locking/pain at young age? Under 30 hip locks painful and feels like popping out of joint?

Examination needed: Multiple causes are possible. You could be complaining of a painful snapping hip (psoas tendon or iliotibial band are common culprits). Internal joint damage is also possible: tears of the labrum or joint cartilage can cause intermittent painful catching. A thorough examination by your pcp or orthopaedic surgeon will likely lead to e answer for your hip. ...Read more

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Will my hip popping at 30 affect my joint when I'm older?

Will my hip popping at 30 affect my joint when I'm older?

Possibly: It depends on the cause of the popping. You can have a condition called a snapping hip that is usually caused by tendons or muscles snapping over bony prominences in the hip area. These conditions do not cause permanent damage that would affect you when you are older. If the popping is due to something loose in the joint (a loose body) that could affect you if not removed. ...Read more

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I'm 36, my hip joints and shoulder joints keep popping out of place everyday, sometimes my ribs do and it hurts to breathe. Why is this happening?

I'm 36, my hip joints and shoulder joints keep popping out of place everyday, sometimes my ribs do and it hurts to breathe. Why is this happening?

It would be: Good to rule out ehlers danlos variant that causes joint hyper mobility/ hyper flexibility with frequent dislocations. Ask your doctor. ...Read more

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Been experiencing grinding, popping feeling in my knees while walking and now hip pain at night. When I lose weight can my joints repair themselves?

Been experiencing grinding, popping feeling in my knees while walking and now hip pain at night. When I lose weight can my joints repair themselves?

Weight has a: Great effect on joints and even a ten pound difference can make a huge difference in the forces on a joint. Joints have the ability to repair or heal if the problem has not gone too far. But even a joint that has reached a point of no full return to a perjury status can benefit from reduced force (weight) all day and everyday. ...Read more

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Had a hip muscle injury 6 months back, not yet cured. Suddenly I am hearing painless cracking and popping sounds in my joints, no swelling or redness.

Had a hip muscle injury 6 months back, not yet cured. Suddenly I am hearing painless cracking and popping sounds in my joints, no swelling or redness.

No worry if no pain: I typically don't worry about painless popping and cracking of joints, even if asymmetric. Painful popping does need a physician evaluation. ...Read more

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I am experiencing neck pain, arm pain, arm weakness, hip pain, leg pain, muscle weakness (side: one side), wrist pain, hand pain, elbow pain and popping or snapping sound from shoulder joint. The following also describe me: Hand weakness, Loss of streng

I am experiencing neck pain, arm pain, arm weakness, hip pain, leg pain, muscle weakness (side: one side), wrist pain, hand pain, elbow pain and popping or snapping sound from shoulder joint. The following also describe me: Hand weakness, Loss of streng

Medical evaluation: You have many complaints that can suggest many problems and beyond the scope of this space. Muscle weakness can come from inflammatory muscle disease and lab testing and a full neurologic exam. Arthritic conditions such as rheumatoid can cause joint pain but also muscle pain. Problems in the spine such as disc narrowing can cause some of these issues. Again you need a full workup by a provider ...Read more

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I am experiencing pain in my hip joint in the inside. Dull achey somtime sharp. It pops when I rotate. And also grides. Worst in morning and night?

I am experiencing pain in my hip joint in the inside. Dull achey somtime sharp. It pops when I rotate. And also grides. Worst in morning and night?

Get an xray: At the tender age of 22, osteoarthritis woulld be unusual unless it were traumatically induced. Another possiblity would be avascular necrosis, but a simple xray should be determinate. If everything is normal, then physical therapy would be a consideration. ...Read more

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What happens if a joint in your hip pops? Is this serious?

What happens if a joint in your hip pops? Is this serious?

Joint popping: Popping of a joint is not necessarily a sign of a serious problem. If there is pain associated with the popping, then concerns go up. Recommend an orthopaedic consult if you are concerned. ...Read more

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What does it mean if a joint in your hip pops? Should I be worried?

What does it mean if a joint in your hip pops? Should I be worried?

Hip joint popping: Popping of a joint is not necessarily a sign of a serious problem. If there is pain associated with the popping, then our concerns go up. Recommend an orthopaedic consult if you are concerned. ...Read more

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My shoulder and hip joints are slipping out of place causing me to find ways to pop them back in because it hurts. Why are my joints coming out?

My shoulder and hip joints are slipping out of place causing me to find ways to pop them back in because it hurts. Why are my joints coming out?

Loose joints: If you have very loose joints (hypermobile), it could be caused by a predisposition to laxity in your connective tissues (including the ligaments holding your joints). Best to get an evaluation by a rheumatologist (doctor specializing in medical problems with the joints) to find out. ...Read more

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I have a really sharp pain in my hip/groin. It definitely feels like it's in the joint and clicks/pops a lot, especially during certain exercises.

I have a really sharp pain in my hip/groin. It definitely feels like it's in the joint and clicks/pops a lot, especially during certain exercises.

Have hip evaluated: Have the hip evaluated and consider seeing an orthopedist for this issue. It could be hip area issues or even an unrelated issue such as a hernia. ...Read more

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I get sharp hip pain sometimes when I walk. I'm 17 and my hip can pop in and out of its joint. What could it be? Is it serious? Should I be worried?

I get sharp hip pain sometimes when I walk. I'm 17 and my hip can pop in and out of its joint. What could it be? Is it serious? Should I be worried?

Hip pain: There are several situations which may cause you to have these symptoms, such as snapping hip syndrome, labral tears, femoroacetabular impingement, loose bodies, hip dysphasia. You should consult your musculoskeletal physician for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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My knee and hip joints "pop" when I stand up, both sides. This is a new thing. I am fairly active. No pain associated with "pops." Is this abnormal?

My knee and hip joints "pop" when I stand up, both sides. This is a new thing. I am fairly active. No pain associated with "pops." Is this abnormal?

Probably normal: Probably normal if no pain or swelling or deformity. I hope this helps. If you still have any concern or additional questions about this contact me for a Video Consult on my Virtual Practice at www. Healthtap. Com/dryetimyan ...Read more

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Hip feels like it pops out of place when walking sometimes, also joint pain when walking. Help?

See below: It could be arthritis, ligament or tendon injury. Seek medical attention with your doctor or ortho to better determine what is going on. ...Read more

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Can sodas destroy your joints, I quit 4 yrs ago but had to have 2 hip and a knee surgery, wondered if that's why I had so many surgeries like that?

Can sodas destroy your joints, I quit 4 yrs ago but had to have 2 hip and a knee surgery, wondered if that's why I had so many surgeries like that?

No definitive link: Sodas in some studies have shown a link with osteoporosis but its usually an indirect link associated with poor milk intake. I see that you have listed allergies to milk, eggs etc and that may be of more significance. The other major factor that always needs to be considered is body weight when looking at patients with load bearing joints and arthropathy so decreasing weight helps significantly. ...Read more

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What can bil hip pain that feels deep in the joint, if legs are crossed out feels like they will pop out of socket & no injury? Sometimes diff 2 amb

Arthritis: The pain in both hips that is worsened and mking ambulation difficult may be degenerative arthritis but many disease stae effect the hips spontaneous bilateral diseases other then osteoarthritis are not common. Suggest a visit to your doctor for evaluation would be appropriate. ...Read more

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I was sick &moved little for 20 months, now my shoulder/hip/knee joints pop constantly &feel like there's little support, tendons seem weak, why is this?

I was sick &moved little for 20 months, now my shoulder/hip/knee joints pop constantly &feel like there's little support, tendons seem weak, why is this?

Deconditioned?: I'm not sure why you hadn't moved for several months. I'm going to assume you were ill.

Sometimes being sick for a long period of time and being inactive weakens the muscles. This is generally referred to as deconditioning

Muscles need constant work to keep it strong.

I would suggest a strengthening program directed by your doctors and physical therapists.

good luck! ...Read more

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What does narrowing of the hip joint mean?

What does narrowing of the hip joint mean?

Means there is: Less cartilage between the ball of the leg bone and the socket of the hip bone. Since the x-ray only sees bone, narrowing often means destruction or wear and tear of cartilage has occurred. ...Read more

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What causes pain. Just above your hip joint?

What causes pain. Just above your hip joint?

Check this out: Orthoinfo. Aaos. Org/topic. Cfm? Topic=a00409.

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Pain in my hip joint when I lay on my left side, what could this be?

Pain in my hip joint when I lay on my left side, what could this be?

Many possibilities: Can be pain from the hip joint itself or the soft tissue on the outside (for example the trochanteric bursa). can also be from the spine or SI joint. ...Read more

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What is the name of the chief source of nervous supply to hip joint?

Several involved: They are several nerves involved including femoral, sciatic, gluteal and ileac nerve groups. ...Read more

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Hip joint only hurts when I do my right splits. What does that mean?

See your doctor: These types of symptoms need to be augmented with a physical examinations and perhaps a chest x-ray. Talk with your doctor. ...Read more