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I have rashes/blister on the majority side of my right hip. It possibly could have been from Epsom salt. Does not itch just burns.

I have rashes/blister on the majority side of my right hip. It possibly could have been from Epsom salt. Does not itch just burns.

Rashes must be seen.: My first reaction to a burning blistering rash on one side of the body is shingles, or Herpes zoster. But every rash needs to be seen in order to be diagnosed. ...Read more

Dr. John Chiu
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Skin Rash (Definition)

A skin rash is a symptom in which a person has changes on part or all of his skin, such as color changes, bumps, blisters, oozing, peeling, ...Read more


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I have discovered a bruise on my right hip (~2" long), don't know how it got there. Now it's turned into an itchy rash. Please help.

I have discovered a bruise on my right hip (~2" long), don't know how it got there. Now it's turned into an itchy rash. Please help.

Get checked: Though one can bruise yourself from scratching, normally the itch comes first. Rarely but possible I have seen severe hives resolve leaving a bruise, thought due to an autoimmune phenomenom. Perhaps it's not quite a bruise. Early shingles? UP? DH? Recommend be examined and get it checked out. ...Read more

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Rash developed on my right hip. Started as 3 red bumps that have turned a bit purple. Clear liquid when popped. Surrounded by a few red rash marks. ?

Rash developed on my right hip. Started as 3 red bumps that have turned a bit purple. Clear liquid when popped. Surrounded by a few red rash marks. ?

Rash: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. Once accurately assessed a treatment plan can be developed. ...Read more

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I have headache, body ache, hot flashes, chills, pain radiating from my right hip and a rash on my right buttock. I was thinking maybe shingles?

I have headache, body ache, hot flashes, chills, pain radiating from my right hip and a rash on my right buttock.  I was thinking maybe shingles?

Sounds right: Those sx would be suspicious for shingles. Treatment should start within 3 days of seeing the rash for best results. Anti inflammatories and topical creams prescribed by your doctor can also help. Fresh blisters and until they crust over can be contagious so be careful ...Read more

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Low positive ana, dual pattern speckled, centromere. Positive aca and positive histone ab igg. After c/o skin rash and moderate right hip pain.

Low positive ana, dual pattern speckled, centromere. Positive aca and positive histone ab igg. After c/o skin rash and moderate right hip pain.

Need to be evaluated: A low titer (concentration) ANA test is not particularly helpful to make a diagnosis. Even with a particular pattern (speckled) and anti-centromere antibodies and anti-histone antibodies. Your rash and hip pain are more important as well as inflammatory markers like an ESR and a CBC if they are normal or not. See your doctor and ask for a referral to a rheumatologist if you are concerned. ...Read more

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I have a red rash on my right hip, i feel a burning, itching and pain. Dont think it's poison ivy, maybe shingles? Nothing on torso, just my hip & leg

I have a red rash on my right hip, i feel a burning, itching and pain. Dont think it's poison ivy, maybe shingles? Nothing on torso, just my hip & leg

Dermatology Consult: There are many potential causes for the rash you are describing. Without a thorough examination and possibly other testing, the cause cannot be determined. The best specialist to evaluate this kind of problem would be a dermatologist. ...Read more

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What cause your right hip to hurt?

What cause your right hip to hurt?

Depends on location: Pain in the "hip" can have many causes. The location and type of pain (sharp, achy, dull) as well as knowing what make it better or worse can help sort it out . In general , pain in the buttock comes form the lower back, pain on the side from the bursa or iliotibial tendon and pain in the groin and anterior thigh comes from the hip joint itself. This is a general guideline. ...Read more

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I was wondering what does a pain by my right hip mean?

I was wondering what does a pain by my right hip mean?

Depends: You would need to describe the pain more specifically. What type of pain (sharp/dull), where exactly does it hurt, what activities make it better or worse, constant or comes and goes. The best thing to do is to have your doctor examine your hip. ...Read more

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My right hip is leaking fluid?

My right hip is leaking fluid?

????: Not sure if this is secondary to an incision or infection: get examined if you are seeing fluid leakage. ...Read more

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I have a painful lump on my lower right hip?

Painful lump on hip: This could be part of your normal anatomy from one of the "bumps" on your femur, the large leg bone that form part of your hip. If your unknowingly bumped it, there could be a bone bruise, or possible the fascia (connective tissue) over the area is inflamed and tight, such as with IT band syndrome or the tensor fascia lata (especially if you're a runner) Best to have it looked at/examined ...Read more

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20 year old male sharp pain above right hip ?

20 year old male sharp pain above right hip ?

Hip pain.: Hard to say what it could be. Start with an x-ray and a medical evaluatiob. ...Read more

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What to do if right hip pain from driving a new car?

What to do if right hip pain from driving a new car?

See your doctor: The right foot is used for both the accelerator and the brake. They may be a little stiffer in a new car and have brought out an underlying hip problem. See your doctor, not the new car dealer. ...Read more

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Why does my right hip hurt every time i take long walks?

Why does my right hip hurt every time i take long walks?

Many Possibilities: Hip pain can come from a lot of places, and you need an evaluation to figure it out. Be sure to tell the md what you mean when you say "hip." is it the groin, the side of the leg, or the buttock? Stand up and point to it when you are talking to the doctor. ...Read more

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I hve a hard itchy bump on my right hip. What it could be?

I hve a hard itchy bump on my right hip. What it  could be?

Cannot say: Skin lesions are difficult to evaluate without seeing them. You should consult physician or dermatologist if persists. ...Read more

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What can cause a vibration from my right hip traveling to my groin?

Location suggest : The location suggest more than one possible condition. There could be a hernia, tendinitis, hip arthritis, or a pinched nerve. Your physician will help clarify each of these possibilities. your Evaluation will include a history and physical, laboratory studies and imaging to help clarify what is happening. ...Read more

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Had a hip replacement 3 weeks ago when can you drive again it was my right hip?

Had a hip replacement 3 weeks ago when can you drive again it was my right hip?

Hip replacement: Check with your orthopedic doctor. If off narcotics and able to safely get in & out of car quickly, you should be able to drive. Usually 3-4 weeks. ...Read more

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I have osteoarthritis in my right hip, what options do I have to prolong my hip?

A few options: Strengthening the muscles around the hip will help a lot. You may want to consider some supplements like glucosamine, however recent research hasn't shown a lot of benefit. Other options include steroid injections, but these don't heal much. You can consider Synvisc (hylan g-f 20) or other joint fluid replacement injections and possible even platelet therapy injections or stem cell procedures. ...Read more

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I have been getting cortisone shots in my right hip. Is there danger in getting to many?

I have been getting cortisone shots in my right hip. Is there danger in getting to many?

Cortisone injections: Cortisone injections can be very helpful for chronic joint pain. However, shots more frequent than every 4 months can increase your risk for vascular damage to the hip, known as aseptic necrosis. Steroids can have many side effects, although less likely when injected vs. oral meds. Long term use can suppress the immune system, cause osteoporosis, affect the adrenal system, impair wound healing. ...Read more

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Dr. Cornelia Franz
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Rash (Definition)

A rash is a change to skin condition which can affect color, appearance, or texture. It may or may not ...Read more