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I am having pain on my right side just above my hip bone. Only extremely tender to the touch, moving doesn't bother me. Been there for approx 3 wks.

I am having pain on my right side just above my hip bone.  Only extremely tender to the touch, moving doesn't bother me.  Been there for approx 3 wks.

Bone pain?: Hard to pinpoint exactly where your pain is located. Sounds like it might be the bone itself especially if tender to touch but movement of leg and trunk are unaffected. Is there a bruise? Was there trauma? Was there recent unusual activity that might have caused unrecognized trauma to area (seat belt tightening, hip support on backpack)? ...Read more

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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


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I have a shooting pain in my right hand side just above my hip bone and little more to my middle. What can cause this?

I have a shooting pain in my right hand side just above my hip bone and little more to my middle. What can cause this?

Nerve: Perhaps you pinched a nerve in your back.
The dermatomes or skin areas are innervated by the nerves exiting your spine.There are different medical diagnoses in this area. Spinal Stenosis is another possibility ,.Infectious causes, or even tumor. See a doctor for evaluation and imaging tests. ...Read more

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I have extremely sharp pain in right side under rib cage and goes down to my hip bone also is going into my back. Started from back a few days ago.

I have extremely sharp pain in right side under rib cage and goes down to my hip bone also is going into my back. Started from back a few days ago.

Pinched nerve: This could represent a pinched nerve in the lower thoracic spine. Alternatively, the pain could be coming from your gallbladder, or some other abdominal pathology. I would recommend seeing a physician for further evaluation. ...Read more

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Could a lesion within the right medial ilium bone cause pain in my hip just below my back and into the right side of my bottom?

Could a lesion within the right medial ilium bone cause pain in my hip just below my back and into the right side of my bottom?

Yes, possibly: Your ilium is the large wing-shaped pelvic bone. The medial portion of your ilium is the part closer to your spine. A lesion in your ilium could cause pain in your back and buttock area, but so could many other things including a compressed nerve (from a bulging disc), a tight piriformis muscle, or inflammation in your sacroiliac joint. It sounds like your pain "refers", making me think nerve. ...Read more

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What causes pain on right side front near hip bone?

See details: There are several causes for pain in this area. What are you calling the hip bone? Many people really mean back pain when they say hip pain. Have it evaluated and then you will know. ...Read more

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Why does the left side near my hip bone hurt internally?

Why does the left side near my hip bone hurt internally?

Many possibilities: There is a lot of anatomy in that area. Have it evaluated by your doctor and have it treated appropriately. ...Read more

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My right side hurts right above my hip bone feels like something is in there, should I be concerned?

Have it evaluated.: There is a lot of anatomy in that area. Have it evaluated by a professional. You may need an x-ray and possible laboratory tests. ...Read more

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Can i reduced my hip bone diameter same as before because it is large in size of my right side hip bone because of my accident n was missplaced?

Can i reduced my hip bone diameter same as before because it is large in size of my right side hip bone because of my accident n was missplaced?

Osteotomy: Unfortunately the only way to reshape a bone is to saw it and then move it and plate or rod it in place. Many times this is more painful than it is beneficial. I would encourage you to see an orthopedic surgeon to evaluate you and advise you of your options. ...Read more

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My back hurts on the left side just above my hip bone. It gets worse after exercising? It's been going on for the past few weeks.

My back hurts on the left side just above my hip bone. It gets worse after  exercising? It's been going on for the past few weeks.

Need exam: You will need to have a hands on exam to make an accurate DX.
It prob is just a muscle strain, but the only way to reassure you that it is nothing else is to have an exam.

Till then, stop the exercise that is causing the pain, and use some warm moist heat to the area for about 15 min 4 times per day. ...Read more

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What would cause me hip and leg bone, hurt do bad i can't lay on my left side.And my leg just pain that so deep in my bone can't help with nothing.

See your doctor: With such symptoms, you should go see your doctor for evaluation. You will need to be examined. There are various things that could cause the symptoms you described -- it could be something related to your lumbar spine, or some other more serious problems. ...Read more

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I have a pain in my right side just bride my hip bone. It had been there all day. How will i know if it's my appendix or not? If it's not what else?

I have a pain in my right side just bride my hip bone. It had been there all day. How will i know if it's my appendix or not? If it's not what else?

Possible: Right sided pain can be for multiple reasons. This could be appendicitis however it could be kidney stone, colin problem, could very well be a problem, with your hip. Appendicitis usually associated with fever, pain with activities and worsening symptoms. If not improving get checked within a 12 to 24 hour period. ...Read more

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How to treat pain in the right lower side right above the hip bone?

How to treat pain in the right lower side right above the hip bone?

See details: Right lower quadrant abdominal pain can be related to several causes. In a female it is usually GI or gyn causes. This needs evaluation to determine the exact cause. ...Read more

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My left back side near my hip bone down to my left testical.what could it be?

Kidney stone: The most likely explanation is a kidney stone, however various other things can cause similar pain. Kidney stones can be associated with intermittent pain, blood in the urine, nausea, vomiting. ...Read more

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I have this pain on my right side right next to my hip bone. It's this constant pain ?

See doctor now: The pain could be a ruptured ovarian cyst or appendicitis among other causes. You should see a doctor asap. ...Read more

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Every time i caugh or move, I have this intense pain on my right side, near my hip bone. What can this be?

Muscle strain: You might have pulled a muscle a muscle called muscle strain. Ice , slow massage, pain meds may help. Try to stretch out the affected area , will help. ...Read more

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I feel pain about 2-3 inches under my hip bone of my back at right side. Is that where kidney is located? Thanks.

No: Your description sounds a bit low for kidney pain, however some pains related to infections or stones radiate pain downward, so it could be kidney related. ...Read more

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Moderate pain in teen male. Near hip bone right side. Says he feels like its inside the hip bone. What could it be?

Moderate pain in teen male. Near hip bone right side. Says he feels like its inside the hip bone. What could it be?

Hip, knee or ankle: Leg pain can often be referred up and down the leg. Hip pain can be caused by a problem with the hip, knee or ankle. In the case of a teen, it could be multiple things from simple strains and "growing pains" to more ominous things like legg-calve-perthes disease. In general, leg pain in kids should be evaluated by a physician. ...Read more

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Left side hurts, radiating from back, round my side and down above my hip bone. recurrent stabbing pains lasting for several minutes what to do?

Left side hurts, radiating from back, round my side and down above my hip bone. recurrent stabbing pains lasting for several minutes what to do?

Exam: This may be a pulled muscle or nerve irritation. Cannot be diagnosed online. Call for a medical exam, evalouation and therapy. ...Read more

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Dull surface pain in lower left side waist, right above hip bone. Mostly not noticeable unless i twist or stretch. Cannot find by pressing. Help pls.

Dull surface pain in lower left side waist, right above hip bone. Mostly not noticeable unless i twist or stretch. Cannot find by pressing. Help pls.

? Nerve pain: Can't really offer a diagnosis here without more history and exam but i would consider something like meralgia paresthetica. Look it up and see if it corresponds to your history which is often of tight jeans, belt, or other compression of the lateral femoral cutaneous nerve. ...Read more

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I noticed a small lump on my left lower hip or upper butt side it's grown bigger and a lot harder and is painful below the lump. Like the bone hurts. ?

I noticed a small lump on my left lower hip or upper butt side it's grown bigger and a lot harder and is painful below the lump. Like the bone hurts. ?

See your Doctor: This could be several things, you need to be seen by your doctor ang get the lump checked out. The most concerning thing would be an infection or abscess. ...Read more

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I have terrible pain on left side directly under left side of ribs radiates around to centre of back and down to just under left hip bone ?

Left sided pain: Left kidney or ureter pathology such as stones or infection may cause such pain radiating to the back . Other possibilities are musculoskeletal disorders involving the rib cage or vertebral spurs or disc pressing on a nerve root. If you note urinary symptoms it would point to the left kidney. Spine symptoms point to the other causes. See your MD if symptoms persist. Appropriate tests will be done. ...Read more

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During the day i get a dull pain in my right side just near my hip bone mostly when sitting, going to the bathroom, etc. what is it? i had a cyst once

Possibilities.: Pains in that area could be internal or external. External sources could include skin, hip joint or surrounding bursae or musculature. Has there been any trauma to the area? Internal sources would be less likely with your description, but the colon and appendix are in that area. Doesn't sound like appendicitis, though. ...Read more