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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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Hip pain when lifting it or moving it while laying down. Hurts to lift with leg extended and when bent at knee. Cause? 17 yrs old f 208 lbs htn & pcos

Hip pain when lifting it or moving it while laying down. Hurts to lift with leg extended and when bent at knee. Cause? 17 yrs old f 208 lbs htn & pcos

Hard to say: There are several possibilities and an exam could probably determine the cause. Probably the three most common causes in a 17 year old would be a soft tissue condition around the hip such as a tendinitis, or an inflammatory condition of the hip itself such as a synovitis, or that it is a non musculoskeletal condition involving the abdomen or pelvis. Consider being seen. ...Read more

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I get this weird lower hip pain that seems to to go to the side of my calf and shin. Hurts worse when lying down. What could it be?

I get this weird lower hip pain that seems to to go to the side of my calf and shin. Hurts worse when lying down. What could it be?

Thigh with calf pain: Pain in that area is typically from a nerve injury or part of the muscle fascial complex on the lateral part ot f the hip and thigh which helps pull your leg away from the midline. Either can be worsened by certain positions including the supine position ...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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Severe deep pain in hip, outer thigh & outer knee, worse when lying down?

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

Hip joint pain: What you describing most likely pain come from the hip joint or hip related. Check it out. ...Read more

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Is there anything that can cause hip pain radiating down the front leg?

Is there anything that can cause hip pain radiating down the front leg?

See an Ortho Surgeon: It could be a few things -- possibly, spinal problem (for example a herniated disc pushing on a nerve), versus symptomatic hip joint arthritis if pain is in front of the thigh, etc. You physician will help diagnose the cause of your symptoms and start treatment. ...Read more

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Left hip pain at night and after sitting down after work. Pain in hip and shoots down leg at times. Worse at night in bed. No injury as far as I know.

Left hip pain: May be scaitica. Sitting is stress on spine. Consider ergonomic chair with lumbar support. At work change position ( i.e. get up for a moment every 45 minutes to an hour) to shake out, Consider a trial of NSAIDS ( motrin/alelve ) and muscle relaxant( if not allergic). Rarely may also be related to ovaries/ colon, retroperitoneal issue so may consider ultrasound or CT abdomen. f/u w/ doc ...Read more

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I have hip pain all the time now. When i sit in a car or chair for about 1/2 hour i can barely walk. The leg has an achy feeling all the way down.?

Hip arthritis.: May people say they have hip pain when they really have back pain. If your pain is in the groin and radiates down the front of the thigh, it is likely your hip. You need to see your doctor and obtain appropriate x rays. ...Read more

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Hip pain that runs down the front of the leg especially when walking?

Hip pain that runs down the front of the leg especially when walking?

Consult your doctor : It could possibly be from a lumbar spinal condition -- like a "pinched nerve"-- your doctor will have to examine you to rule this out. A few other things could cause your complaint. ...Read more

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I got a sharp pain in hip after riding horse pain not so bad now but has moved down leg . Lower leg and heal num . What to do?

Nerve irritation: If your feeling numbness down the leg for more than a few minutes after changing position it could mean nerve impingement. Could be anywhere from the spine to the toes. All depends where the damage was. Sometimes it's as simple as pressure over a nerve where it crosses a bone. Other times it can be more complex. If it doesn't go away after a while follow up with your doc. ...Read more

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I have severe hip pain that spreads down my whole right leg along with numbness. Should i be concerned or seek immediate treatment?

I have severe hip pain that spreads down my whole right leg along with numbness. Should i be concerned or seek immediate treatment?

See your doctor: You may have a form of radiculopathy. Your sciatic nerve may have compression either at your lumbar spine or hip level. The origin of the this condition should be identified early by examination and imaging studies for appropriate treatment. Please see your doctor for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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What is wrong with my hip? Hip pain/ numbness down leg and foot?

Pain and Numbness: If the hip hurts but the pain goes down to the knee, calf, foot or toes, you may wish to consider it sciatica - a pinched nerve in your back. If the pain doesn't get better after 6 - 8 weeks of rest from high demand activity, tylenol (acetaminophen) or anti-inflammatory medicines, it may be worth seeing a doctor. If the leg loses function (weakness) or if other major health issues develop - see one sooner. ...Read more

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I have ddd and been having back and hip pain w/ pain going down the left leg to the foot. What can I do?

I have ddd and been having back and hip pain w/ pain going down the left leg to the foot. What can I do?

See details: This is radicular pain caused by nerve compression in the lower back (sciatica). There are several approaches available including physical therapy, antiinflammatory meds and targeted injections. See an orthopedist or rheumatologist. ...Read more

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I have severe hip pain and can hardy move my left leg. I have constant shooting pain from hip down. I also have back pain What should I do?

Disc disease/injury: Low back pain radiating down the leg is called sciatica. Given the severity of your complaint, you need to be evaluated by a local doctor, get an xray, and go to physical therapy and take ibuprofen or Naproxen for a month. if not improved, then get an MRI. If exam warrants an MRI early on, your local doctor will get it ordered. ...Read more