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I am experiencing joint pain (hip, knees). Is it because of the atorvastatin I am taking? What is a good alternative?

I am experiencing joint pain (hip, knees). Is it because of the atorvastatin I am taking? What is a good alternative?

Less likely than m.: Less likely than muscle pain with a statin, but withdrawal trial would answer that question. As to alternatives, that requires a personalized approach. ...Read more

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40 male. Pain/tingling/sensitive hands-vomit no nausea-swollen hands,feet,ankles,legs-pain hip,knee,jaw-muscle wasting,unintentional 50lb weight loss.

40 male. Pain/tingling/sensitive hands-vomit no nausea-swollen hands,feet,ankles,legs-pain hip,knee,jaw-muscle wasting,unintentional 50lb weight loss.

New diagnosis: You have systemic symptoms, and so you need an evaluation so the appropriate blood test and imaging can be done to help finalize the diagnosis. The weight-loss is of concern, and maybe a clue to your entire syndrome. Your physician will clarify ...Read more

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Am been in cr for 3yrs.sometimes i feel a slight pain in hip & knee region it stays for about 2seconds & subsides.i did a complete haemogram & it's ok?

Am been in cr for 3yrs.sometimes i feel a slight pain in hip & knee region it stays for about 2seconds & subsides.i did a complete haemogram & it's ok?

Probably neuronal...: Congratulations on achieving a complete remission. What you're experiencing may be due to neuronal circuits firing, especially if you had hip and knee pain when you were ill. Neuroplastic principles are at work, and should you remain free of disease, the fleeting sensations may be extinguished by flooding the mind with positive thoughts, feelings, visualizations, emotions, and beliefs. Take care. ...Read more

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Having severe pain in hip , knee and ankle?

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Having severe pain in hip , knee and ankle?

Need more info: We will need the context of this pain, as well as other symptoms, in order to have any chance at making a reasonable answer. ...Read more

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Chronic pain after hip/knee. Dr. Put me on Vicodin every 4 hrs. Forever. She said I'm 77 best to b comfortable. She out of business now. Now what?

Forever?: See you take Clonidine and Vicodin. You will need to see another doctor. But prescribing narcotics has become a progressively stricter business. Many physicians refer patient who might have a need for chronic narcotics to pain management specialists. There are pain treatment modalities besides narcotics. There is no one sized fits all approach for chronic pain - see what you new doctor thinks. ...Read more

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Last summer I dumped my dirt bike and my right ankle was trapped, on a angle, underneath the motorcycle. Could this be the reason I'm feeling pain in hip, knee, shin, and ankle of right leg after walking for a half mile.

Last summer I dumped my dirt bike and my right ankle was trapped, on a angle, underneath the motorcycle. Could this be the reason I'm feeling pain in hip, knee, shin, and ankle of right leg after walking for a half mile.

It's a common: fact that pain in the joint above (and/or) below a strained/sprained joint develops pain from the altered ability to use the injured joint....you had incident resulting in a sprain/strained ankle ..thus pain in knee etc. Hope this is helpful
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Bone pain ( hip, groin, knee, and now heel, both wrists, right shoulder) . Elevated pth, calcium in 24 hour urine, negative scan, normal calcium blood?

Rheumatologist : I recommend you see a rheumatologist for evaluation of tour joint complaints. A rheumatologist will review your history and perform a physical exam. Most likely, further testing would be done to help come up with a diagnosis. Once an accurate diagnosis is established, appropriate treatment would be initiated. ...Read more

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What is causing the searing pain in my hips, knees, and ankles?

From a : Podiatric perspective flatfeet or various arthritidies can be the cause. ...Read more

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Tubing accident past summer.Immediate pain from hips to knees. Now have hip pain mainly at night. Could it be due to back or hip problem.

Tubing accident past summer.Immediate pain from hips to knees. Now have hip pain mainly at night. Could it be due to back or hip problem.

Let me explain: Did you go to doctor to check if there are any problems? If you did not? I would suggest that you will do that, to see if the problem from the back or in the hip area. Good luck. ...Read more

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Common causes for shooting pain from hip to knee?

Common causes for shooting pain from hip to knee?

Nerve or Muscle: This could be referred pain from a nerve that is irritated in your back. It also could be pain from hip bursitis or another condition called iliotibial band syndrome. If you symptoms have not improved over a few weeks, then go discuss with your Doc. A course of physical therapy may help. ...Read more

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What could cause of leg pain from hip to knee be?

What could cause of leg pain from hip to knee be?

Radiculopathy: Can be referred pain from the spine(like a pinched nerve), can be pain from the hip. Can be local problem in the muscle or bone in the area. ...Read more

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Severe pain from hip to knee in left leg?

Severe pain from hip to knee in left leg?

Bursitis?: This is a common pattern for a condition called trochanteric bursitis. It could also be iliotibial band syndrome or possibly even a lumbar radiculopathy. Consider an evaluation by a physiatrist or orthopedist. ...Read more

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What could cause pain in right hip, knee, and ankle?

What could cause pain in right hip, knee, and ankle?

Trauma, overuse...: Biomechanics, arthritis, and even low back neuropathy are the most common causes ...Read more

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What to do if I have pain in right hip, knee, and ankle?

What to do if I have pain in right hip, knee, and ankle?

Get it looked at: By an orthopedic doctor if it's involving your knee, ankle, and foot. If it's just your foot and ankle, a podiatrist can look at it. It could be many things so a good history of how and when it bothers you will help the doctor find the right diagnosis and proper treatment ...Read more

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Severe deep pain in hip, thigh & knee, worse when lying down?

Get seen.: Severe pain deserves a full evaluation in person by your physician. I assume you want the answer.... Not just a guess. Symptoms like these deserve a full evaluation in person by your health care provider. This could be nerve pain, vascular pain, muscle pain. But in any event severe pain could indicated something very serious so get seen. ...Read more

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I am constantly in pain with my hips knees and ankles but my gp won't listen or help me what should I do?

I am constantly in pain with my hips knees and ankles but my gp won't listen or help me what should I do?

Get another doc: You can ask your doctor to refer you to a rheumatologist or you can find another doctor who listens to you. Now treatment will be appropriate for the final diagnosis ...Read more

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Hi I had a dynamic screw op 10 months ago and I now experience pain in hip and knee, a feeling of the operated hip side being shorter than my other H?

Hi I had a dynamic screw op 10 months ago and I now experience pain in hip and knee, a feeling of the operated hip side being shorter than my other H?

Be seen: I would sure be seen for an exam and repeat X-rays. The pain you are having and the shortening in that leg may represent problems at your surgical site and I would make sure your surgeon is aware. ...Read more