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Pain Hip Knee
I am experiencing joint pain (hip, knees). Is it because of the atorvastatin I am taking? What is a good alternative?
40 male. Pain/tingling/sensitive hands-vomit no nausea-swollen hands, feet, ankles, legs-pain hip, knee, jaw-muscle wasting, unintentional 50lb weight loss.
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
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
Tripped & all weight landed on bent rt knee. Was in excruciating pain over 5 min. Can't bend toes foot tingling also pain in hip. Knee swollen and pain?
X-ray indicated: In my opinion, an x-ray would be mandatory at this time. Everything flows from that. See the picture? X-ray needed. ...Read more
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
From a: Podiatric perspective flatfeet or various arthritidies can be the cause. ...Read more
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
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
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
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
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
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
The DR. Had a insole made for me inch high on the outside It's now gone. 5 to 7 miles a day caused my ankle to turn outward. Pain in hip & knee fix?
1 inch outer or inne: Is huge. My advice seek a second opinion! ...Read more
I am 16 and when I'm on my feet for several hours or heavily active for the day I get really bad consistent pain in my hips, knees, and shins. Why?
Flat feet: It is possible you have pronated "flat feet" see your podiatrist. ...Read more
Back pain: The answer depends on the anatomical reason for your discomfort. Sciatica in your age group is usually a phenomenon which occurs secondary to a small disk herniation. More often than not, supportive treatment in the form of physical therapy and a short course or pain medication will work but you have to be patient :) In short, yes walking and even stretching are good. ...Read more
2 months of clicking/friction feeling in both knees and occasional pain in l hip & knee. No injury. Dr. Says need better shoes. Trust this diagnosis?
Depends: There could be many reasons for your knee pains ranging from traumatic or non-traumatic causes. You don't need to have an injury to experience the pains. Common causes include sprain, strains, bursitis, tendinitis, early arthritis/wear/tear, ligament injury or meniscus tear. Hip and foot problems, limb alignment issues, rheumatologic diseases could also cause knee pains. Seek another opinion. ...Read more
I am experiencing knee pain and knee pop. The following also describe me: Aches, Hip pain, and Knee stiffness. What should I do?
Rheumatologist: Consult a rheumatologist for diagnosis and treatment. You're experiencing several types of musculoskeletal symptoms which is unusual for your age. Symptoms could be due to injuries or overuse syndromes but could also be due to certain rheumatologic systemic disease. ...Read more
I have slight pain in knee & hip it stays 4 2mins & subsides.2 monts ago my wbc-7.9&pl-120lakh. Has my aml relapsed? I have been in cr for 3yrs.
Bone Pain & Leukemia: Bone and joint pain can be a symptom of acute myeloid leukemia (AML). A CBC is usually performed as a screening test when concerned. If the genetics of the leukemia cells were known before, then blood can be sent for the gene abnormalities again. There are many more common causes of knee & hip pain, such as degenerative osteoarthritis, tendon strain/sprain, etc. See your hem doc and family doc. ...Read more
Tenderness in upper outer right calf. Pain intensifies when getting up after sitting for a while. Pain from hip to knee when stretching opposite leg.
Lumbar disk?: An s-1 nerve root irritation will cause this type of symptom pattern. Stretching the opposite side pulls the nerve root towards that side, also theother side also pulled 2 that side. If is trapped or irritated & not able 2 move it let's u kno. This is radicular pain & is referred to the area it innervates. This is what causes pain in the opposite leg. ...Read more
Severe back pain upon waking up in the middle of the night, sudden sharp pain. Pain radiates to hips/knees, cannot sit up, hurts to walk, pain radiat?
Taking domperidone, Nexium (esomeprazole) appx 8months getting severe pain knees/hips at nite 2-4 times per week also have hiatal hernia is meds causing this?
Malabsorption?: Those medicines could be causing you to have a malabsorption problem where the stomach is not absorbing the nutrients and minerals that it is supposed to. Check out "why stomach acid is good for you" by dr. Jonathan wright. Things like zinc, vit b12, and others may be deficient in you causing your muscles to ache. ...Read more
I'm 22 and I have suddenly noticed increasing joint pain in my hips, knees and jaw all within a week...Almost to the point that I can't move. What's wrong?
Polyarthralgia: Pain in multiple joints indicates a systemic problem and could be inflammatory or immune system related. It should be investigated. I recommend you see your doctor. ...Read more
39 F. for 2 years pain in my hips, knees and right heel which increase with movement. Hip pain similar to pain in late pregnancy. Pain all
I felt a pop in my knee when cleaning floors. Inner thigh muscle popped out then in. Continuous pain from hip to knee. MRI shows nothing wrong knee.?
Joint pain. Knees, hips, hands, feet, back, constant lying down or standing often prevent my getting around or out of bed. What to do?
Fibromyalgia: Unless a seropositve/negative arthridity has not been already diagnosed, a sudden disseminated and symmetrical polyarthritis must be worked up to prevent misdiagnosis a septic or infectious arthritis such is the case with venereal, lyme or mycobacterial disease. Parasitic or helminthology needs excluding depending on which world region. Rheumatic arthritis may also manifest. Fibromyalgia last. ...Read more