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Inflammation (Definition)

Inflammation is the body's attempt at self-protection; the aim being to remove harmful stimuli, including damaged cells, irritants, or pathogens - and begin the healing process. Inflammation is part of the complex biological response of vascular tissues to harmful stimuli, such as pathogens, ...Read more


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How long do docs recommend I should I rest to completely heal a hip joint inflammation?

How long do docs recommend I should I rest to completely heal a hip joint inflammation?

See details: It depends on the source of the pain or inflammation. Is it hip joint, bursitis, tendinitis or referred pain from the back? Discuss this issue with an orthopedist. ...Read more

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I have elevated ANA AND inflammation, bilateral joint narrowing in hands and wrists. Inflamed si and hips. Do I need a rheumatologist Md says no ?

I have elevated ANA AND inflammation, bilateral joint narrowing in hands and wrists. Inflamed si and hips.  Do I need a rheumatologist Md says no
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Good idea: It is a good idea to consult a rheumatologist to follow your condition. At the least, he can help reduce your symptoms and inflammation, at the most, the proper treatment may prevent further joint destruction. ...Read more

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How can I fix my hip joint instability?

How can I fix my hip joint instability?

Need more informatio: You have to give some details about your problem to help answer your question. Thanks. ...Read more

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My left hip joint hurts and what do you recommend I do?

My left hip joint hurts and what do you recommend I do?

Vague ?: The hip can hurt from local pain or referred pain. The problem can result from muscle ligament, tendon, nerve, bone or joint. More info would be required to offer a useful answer. ...Read more

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What can I do if my left hip joint hurts and what should I do?

What can I do if my left hip joint hurts and what should I do?

Get it evaluated: There are several causes for hip area pain. She need to have it evaluated, preferably by an orthopedist or rheumatologist. ...Read more

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Docs, when stretching for splits, I get a pain in my hip joint. How can I stop it?

Docs, when stretching for splits, I get a pain in my hip joint. How can I stop it?

Consider stopping: Significant hip joint pain while doing an extreme stretch can potentiate further problems. I would question the value of continuing to do the splits/stretch. There is something called femoral acetabular impingement that can result in tearing your acetabular labrum. If stopping the stretch does not resolve the pain then I would see a good local sportsmedicine specialist. ...Read more

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I'm a dancer and recently my hip joint has gotten painfully stiff, any ideas to help relieve it?

Find the reason: To try to relieve the pain you have to find the reason causing the and treat it. Visit orthopedic surgeon and see. Good luck. ...Read more

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What to do if I have a problem in my hip joint. I had scanned my joints. I need help regarding this. The report says.?

Report: Please re-ask and be more specific about what you would like to know. For an in-depth discussion consider discussing with your medical provider or asking a provider on Healthtap Prime or Concierge. ...Read more

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

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

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What can I do if my hip joint is in pain. What's the fastest way for me to recover?

What can I do if my hip joint is in pain. What's the fastest way for me to recover?

Get it evaluated: Many people believe they have hip disease when it is a bursitis or actually back pain. Have it evaluated and then the proper treatment can be started. See an orthopedist. ...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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I want to know if it's possible to cause a lot of soft tissue damage to a hip joint from falling on it. What tests should I get done to treat the pain?

I want to know if it's possible to cause a lot of soft tissue damage to a hip joint from falling on it. What tests should I get done to treat the pain?

Get a diagnosis: With persistent pain in the hip after a fall the first step is to be evaluated by a physician. An x-ray to evaluate for fracture would be a good idea. Possibly just a contusion or trochanteric bursitis. Hip pain can also be from a back injury. Not possible to diagnose without evaluation and a work up. ...Read more

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Why am I getting hip joint pain when I pivot, to the point I keel over for a sec. Then I am fine for a few days then It happens again.??

Hip arthritis?: It is obviously difficult to say what is wrong wthout examining you.... However, your symptoms suggest early hip arthritis. Pain in your groin and 'deep'in your hip with weight -bearing suggest early hip osteoarthritis especially w/ pivoting maneuvers. I would suggest seeing a board certified orthopedic surgeon for examination and X-rays. Best of Luck! ...Read more

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I have been having hip joint pain for a long time. It willl wake me up in sever pain in the middle of the night. Its only in my left hip.

I have been having hip joint pain for a long time. It willl wake me up in sever pain in the middle of the night. Its only in my left hip.

Bursitis?: Hip pain that wakes you at night is classically bursitis, but you will need a physical exam to be sure. A steroid injection into your great troch bursa will help this if that is what it is. Nsaids may also benefit, but speak with your physician prior. Stretch your it band and your hamstrings to help. If oa, consider joint injections, pt. Hope that helps! ...Read more

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Are there muscles surrounding the hip joint? I have a bad hip & feel the need to stretch muscles (it feels like.) I'm unable to do so b/c of injury.

Be careful of hip jt: What people call the hip frequently is not. If you are talking at the side of your pelvis this is not the true hip. This may be the area of the greater trochanter. You should see your ortho doc and then may well get some physiotherapy that you can use as needed to ease the discomfort. The doc should tell you exactly what is wrong ...Read more

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Every month during my mentsrual cycle, I have always cramped on my right side. The pain is deep into my hip joint. Just wonderingwhat's the cause?

Menstrual pain: It sounds like your menstrual pain is radiating to the hip joint. You may want to have a pelvic exam with your gynaecologist if this is new, or more severe than usual. Pain, as stated above, though, can radiate and it seems to come with menstrual cycle so related to that. ...Read more

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Joints (Definition)

Joints are parts of the body, formed by the cartilage-covered ends of bones plus the strong, flexible ligaments that attach the bones to one another. Movements at the joints in the body allow the different parts of the body to move in ...Read more