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Have multiple bone growths on right hip making constant pain, need to loose weight to reduce pain but hurt to much, were do I start?

Have multiple bone growths on right hip making constant pain, need to loose weight to reduce pain but hurt to much, were do I start?

See an Orthopedist: If not previously evaluated by an ortho, you need to be. If these are bone tumors, that is especially serious. You need to be examined, possible investigations include x-rays, MRI and blood work. ...Read more

Lose Weight (Definition)

Many people resolve to lose weight in the New Year for different reasons. For those who are overweight or obese, there are many health benefits to losing weight. It can help decrease your chances of developing diseases including diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure, osteoarthritis, and even certain types of cancer. Low-calorie diets combined with increased physical activity are thought to be most effective long term. The healthiest weight loss regimen, therefore, is one that consists of making lifestyle changes that incorporate a balanced diet ...Read more


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What can a nuclear bone scan show (about my hip bones) that cannot be seen by x-ray?

What can a nuclear bone scan show (about my hip bones) that cannot be seen by x-ray?

Bone scan: A nuclear bone scan may show hairline fractures, bone loss, infection or small tumors not visible on xray. It may also confirm the presence of arthritis that may be suspected on xray. ...Read more

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My bone density test shows that my hip bones have some bone loss. What could be the cause of it?

My bone density test shows that my hip bones have some bone loss. What could be the cause of it?

There are: many possible reasons for decreased bone density: hereditary, poor health/frailty, smoking, low body wieght, estrogen deficiency states, alcoholism, nutritional deficiencies, certain medications, renal failure, other hormone abnormalities. ...Read more

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Any reasons why my hip bones stick out wider than my butt / thighs?

Hip bones: Everyone's body is unique. The amount and location of body fat as well as muscle mass can help determine what parts of your body are more prominent. ...Read more

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I was jumping and my ovaries started hurting, for a week or so. And it stopped then I've being feeling pain on hip bones. Why is that?

I was jumping and my ovaries started hurting, for a week or so. And it stopped then I've being feeling pain on hip bones. Why is that?

Hard to say: Many things can cause lower abdominal pain and hip pain. The list is VERY long. Best to see your doctor for a discussion of your symptoms, and evaluation which may help shed light on why you are having these symptoms. Best of luck. Dr R ...Read more

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How come i get really bad pains in my hip bones?

Eval: This will require a medical history, physical examination and possibly radiographic studies or laboratory tests to provide an accurate diagosis. ...Read more

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How normal would it be for my hip bones to stick out?

Yes: You are probably talking about your pelvis and not your hips. It is likely a normal situation. ...Read more

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When do hip bones fuse? I'm 19 and was wondering if my hip bones can still widen at this age.

When do hip bones fuse? I'm 19 and was wondering if my hip bones can still widen at this age.

Bone growth complete: Bones continue to grow in length upto about 20 years of age. There is no fusion involved as such, it is just expansion and increase in length. You are about there already. ...Read more

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What happens to a bone chip in a hip joint?

What happens to a bone chip in a hip joint?

Hip bone chip: Each bone chip has it's own personality. This will also depend upon size, location, displacement. Small ones may scar into place. Large ones may require surgery. ...Read more

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Is it true that your hip bones are as wide as your rib cage?

Is it true that your hip bones are as wide as your rib cage?

Picture is worth...: ...a thousand word. Keep in mind there are individual variations. ...Read more

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Does osteopenia hurt? My hip bones hurt when i sit or stand or lie down

Usually not: Sounds more like degenerative arthritis in the hips or sacrum or si joints. Osteopenia doesn't generally cause pain. It makes fractures more likely and they hurt. ...Read more

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Starting HRT for MTF soon. My measurements now before are 5'6, 105lbs 30-23-32. I was wondering since I'm still 19 if my hip bones will grow?

Starting HRT for MTF soon. My measurements now before are 5'6, 105lbs 30-23-32. I was wondering since I'm still 19 if my hip bones will grow?

Hip bones: Your Body Mass Index (BMI) is quite low at 16.9 which means you are quite underweight and need to do something about it. You can go online and check BMI for yourself. Regarding your hips - no, at your age your hip bones will not grow bigger but will be made stronger. ...Read more

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Collar bones, hip bones, and ribs, what do you suggest?

Collar bones, hip bones, and ribs, what do you suggest?

Have it evaluated.: If in pain see your doctor and have it evaluated. You may have arthritis if several bones or joints are involved. ...Read more

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Little blue veins on my hip bones. Is this normal?

Little blue veins on my hip bones. Is this normal?

Probably: We can have blue, red, purple veins on various parts of our body that show up especially as we age. If you are concerned, see a phlebologist... A vein doctor. ...Read more

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Can plastic surgery make hip bones smaller?

Not the bones: Only the fat overlying tem in your hips... That is commonly reduced through liposuction. ...Read more

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Before my periods i get a terrible heavy and painful hip bones, is this normal?

Before my periods i get a terrible heavy and painful hip bones, is this normal?

Yes: Some women have dysmenorrhea with feeling heavy and achy/painful in the pelvis/hip joints. In my student days it was called congestive type dysmenorrhea. See you ob/gyn or your family doc. ...Read more

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Have slight discomfort/ sometime pain on lower stomach by hip bones both sides but mainly on left side?

Have slight discomfort/ sometime pain on lower stomach by hip bones both sides but mainly on left side?

Bilateral hip pain: Could be diverticulitis, I have seen it with vaginitis ( mycoplasma/ureoplasma), ovarian or UTI. Get urinanalysis, consider sonogram to check ovaries, if diverticulitis may need antibiotics( CT is used for diagnosis but so can physical exam) and sometimes i give a course of Zithromax( or doxycycline) and flagyl for vaginitis and it helps. F/U with doc ...Read more

Bone (Definition)

Bone is a living growing tissue made mostly of collagen (protein that provides soft framework) & the mineral calcium phosphate that adds strength & hardens the framework. Two types of bone are found in the body; cortical (dense compact outer layer) & trabecular (makes up inner layer, ...Read more