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Pain Just Below The Hip Bone
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
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
Hi, I'm 28 y.O., fem., I discovered some years ago in my right side, just above the hip bone a rounded formation (it is noticeable when I bend over the side) which periodically may hurt when touches......It can be serious? What is it?
Sounds like a hernia: Better have it checked as hernias can lead to problems if not repaired. ...Read more
My lower right pain inside hip bone is finally subsiding, does that mean it definitely was only ovulation? Sorry I just get health anxious easily.
Probably...: If the pain started about 2 weeks after your last period (assuming 28 day cycle) then yes, ovulation. If that is the case, your next period would start 2 weeks after the ovulation. If the timing doesn't match up, then ovarian cyst may be what happened. The fact that it is improving is very reassuring. ...Read more
No: The main reason to remove a bone spur from the hip would be if it was causing pain or a limp and if you have failed non operative management options. If this is not the case, it does not necessarily have to be removed. ...Read more
Many possibilities: There is a lot of anatomy in that area. Have it evaluated by your doctor and have it treated appropriately. ...Read more
A woman's Body.: I consider it to be very woman-like. The reason - women's bodies were designed to have more fat than a man's. So having curves is normal. Second, women's bodies were designed for childbirth - wide hip bones help to fit the bill. What you describe are features that are feminine/ female. ...Read more
Could be arthitis: Having pain in hip jion and behind it most likely reflect joint pain of the hip jiont, also other problem could give that picture? ...Read more
A small lumb below my hip bone at the back. Only hurts when pressed hard. I am female 64 yrs old.?
There are: A number of potential causes of lumps, some innocuous and some more serious, so you need to see your doc for an evaluation in order to determine what it is. ...Read more
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
I was getting of the car when I heard a snapped bone coming from my right hip. Now im in pain and limping. What happened?
Hip pain: You apparently suffered some sort of injury when exiting your car. You need to get an exam and most likely some x-ray testing to determine if you have a break, or some tendon/muscle injury, etc. Best wishes to you. ...Read more
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
I broke my tibia 8yrs ago which was non union for a while ended up having a section of bone taken out to repair damage, no I'm gettin pain in my hip?
Sacroiliac joint: Wild guess bone taken from crest of ilium, which is large pelvic bone. Many surgeons ignorant this method of bone harvesting also injures iliolumbar ligament that tethers ilium to sacrum. Not infrequently this harvest procedure permanently loosens sacroiliac joint, leading to chronic low back pain & chronic sciatica. Does not show up on x -ray (med lit). See osteopath for hands-on exam. ...Read more
Many possibilities: Hard to say with out seeing or being able to examine it but common causes of lumps in someone your age are: lipomas, dermoid cysts, sebaceous cysts. ...Read more
When I walk it feels like my left hip just on the top side of the bone feels like a small sharp pain what is it???
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.
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
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
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
Dull achy hip near hip bone, and back where hip is. Not painful just dull and achy feeling. Going on for 2 months on and off does not affect walking?
2 Months long enough: I think you gave it a good try for 2 months. It might be time to see your doctor. Depending on your age and your activity it could be muscle or tendon or could be joints or even your back causing the pain. 2 months was a good test to see if it would resolve. Now its time to get your doctors help to figure this out. Good luck. ...Read more
I have this werid lump on my hip bone I have just found it. It occured after I have a brousing should I be worried what could it be? I'm stressing
Bony Lesion: This is because you may have a hematoma/contusion (the painful swelling described) that is limited to this or worse, associated with a fracture. But this also may represent something more ominous if this was actually pre-existing such as a neoplastic process (tumor) and was only incidentally discovered because of trauma. See your physician who can help you with diagnosis (may involve an xray). ...Read more
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