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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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Gnawing intermittent pain in hip and groin are, mainly at rest. Odd feeling in lower abdomen.?

Gnawing intermittent pain in hip and groin are, mainly at rest. Odd feeling in lower abdomen.?

May be hip joint: It is common for hip pain to hurt in the groin. If your pain extends into the abdomen it could be an abdominal problem causing radiation to the groin. You will need to see a doctor to get a definite diagnosis. Read more

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I have intermittent upper left back pain, burning, pinpoint pain. Comes and goes. Also have lower left back and hip pain that worsens with standing. N?

I have intermittent upper left back pain, burning, pinpoint pain. Comes and goes. Also have lower left back and hip pain that worsens with standing. N?

Pain is the body's: Signal that something isn't quite right. It could be something harmless like strained muscles or something more serious. Chances are good that a combination of OTC pain meds and stretching exercises will help but you need to see a doctor about it before embarking on a treatment plan. Dr. Anne Read more

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I am 44 years old-i have swelling in the abdomen, edema in the legs, left hip pain, dull chronic stomach pain, intermittant left underarm pain-what is?

I am 44 years old-i have swelling in the abdomen, edema in the legs, left hip pain, dull chronic stomach pain, intermittant left underarm pain-what is?

See your doctor!: You may have many simple things, but the combination of symptoms is concerning. Swelling in your abdomen and legs and stomach pain could be caused by liver problems. The left hip pain and underarm pain might be due to muscle or bone problems. In the worst case scenario, several types of cancer could cause all these symptoms. Please see a doctor! Don't let fear or lack of insurance keep you away! Read more

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Why do I have sharp hip pain?

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 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

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What can I do to fix sharp hip pain?

Hip pain: Depends on the cause of your sharp hip pin. Is it arthritis, labral tear, muscle injury, bursitis? Treatment is tailored to the cause. Read more

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What can I do about severe hip pain?

What can I do about severe hip pain?

Identify problem 1st: If you are experiencing hip pain, the first step is to identify the cause of the hip pain. An evaluation with your primary care physician or an orthopaedic surgeon, with xrays of your hip, should be considered. Depending on the cause, the pain can be treated a number of different ways, including medications, physical therapy, injections, and occasionally surgery. Read more

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Hip pain what can I do to fell better?

See details: Determine the cause of the pain first. See a rheumatologist. Read more

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How much should I worry about hip pain?

How much should I worry about hip pain?

Depends: There are many factors an associated symptoms that will tell us how much this needs looke into and how to treat it. So please see your doctor. Read more

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How might I get relieved from hip pain?

Have it evaluated: First of all, has the hip been evaluated. Many people believe they have hip pain when in reality the pain originates in the lower back. If it is hip, then you want to know how severe it is. See an orthopedist. Read more

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What should I do about regular hip pain?

What should I do about regular hip pain?

Need more info: Location? Groin, side of hip, buttock? Duration? How long have you had it? Was it from an injury? A fall, lifting boxes, after exercise, ? Do you have back pain with it? Read more

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Young woman with hip pain, what should I do?

Young woman with hip pain, what should I do?

Where?: Hip can be back, buttock, groin or side. So which is hurting? Rheumatologic evaluation should help. Read more

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Hip pain and it feels like I'm going to fall?

Pain is warning: Hi Bonnie649. At 32, the pain may be in the bursa that surrounds the hip joint or in the joint itself. Joint pain can trigger a reflexive muscle weakness; your body is trying to avoid damage to the painful part. Its OK to use tylenol (acetaminophen) or maybe Naproxen until you can schedule with your own practitioner who may want to refer you for imaging studies and consultation. Read more

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What are good exercises I can do to ease hip pain?

Exercises hip pain: Exercises that increase strength and flexibility can reduce hip pain.

See this site for info:

http://www. Everydayhealth. Com/hip-pain/hip-pain-exercises. Aspx. Read more

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I have hip pain in my left side what does in mean?

I have hip pain in my left side what does in mean?

Hip Pain: Start with an Xray of the Hip. It could be simply some sprain. If pain continues get MRI of Hip. Few days of IburpofenlAdvil after meals upto three times a day may not be a bad idea. More importantly talk to your doctor. Read more

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What to do about hip pain, should I see a dr or wait?

See details: I love questions like this when no specifics are offered. If you have pain, have it evaluated. Read more

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I'm curious as to what should I do about my hip pain?

See Pain Specialist: Obviously, it's an issue that you are bothered with. I would suggest seeing a pain specialist or sports medicine physician who can further tease out why your hip hurts. Is it inside the joint, outside of the joint, coming from your back or even associated with the muscles in that area? These are a lot of issues that require very different treatment options. Read more