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I have hip pain in my right hip that sometimes radiates to my knee all day. Some days I can hardly walk?

I have hip pain in my right hip that sometimes radiates to my knee all day. Some days I can hardly walk?

Needs evaluation: This can be serious or minor, but should be uated if continues. Radiating pain from hip to knee is a sign of true hip problems and/or possibly back problems. Both of these can be serious and need and exam, x-rays and possibly more tests to work up. ...Read more

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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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1991 had back surgery on l 4 l 5 disk was great for many years. In the 1 year I am having major pain in my right hip pain is going in to the knee?

1991 had back surgery on l 4 l 5 disk was great for many years. In the 1 year I am having major pain in my right hip pain is going in to the knee?

Pain Recurrence: Pain can recurr from disease progression at level above and below. An MRI scan with & without contrast can help find the cause. ...Read more

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I am experiencing severe hip pain, back pain and leg pain But just the front part of my leg from my hip down to my knee. Hip locks, limited movement?

I am experiencing severe hip pain, back pain and leg pain But just the front part of my leg from my hip down to my knee. Hip locks, limited movement?

Varies: There are many potential causes most are either related to the hip itself or related to the back. I would not hesitate to be seen and thoroughly evaluated for an accurate diagnosis. ...Read more

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I am experiencing hip pain, low back pain, knee pain and pain shooting down the leg. The following also describe me: Back pain, Leg numbness, Leg. ..

I am experiencing hip pain, low back pain, knee pain and pain shooting down the leg. The following also describe me: Back pain, Leg numbness, Leg. ..

Multifactorial pain: Without exam/MRI difficult to label your pains. Low back, hip, leg pain and numbness clearly CAN be related to indicate disc problems in the low back with resultant discogenic and radicular pain. Ibuprofen/naproxen/acetaminophen can help some pain. For diagnosis/treatment, you need a lumbar spine MRI and formal evaluation to see if all problems tie together. Treatment possible. Good luck! ...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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Recently I've started 2jog & have noticed lots of pain in my right hip. I do have 1 leg longer then the other. Could this be the reason 4 my hip pain?

Recently I've started 2jog & have noticed lots of pain in my right hip. I do have 1 leg longer then the other. Could this be the reason 4 my hip pain?

Hip bursitis is: Is probably the problem. Wild work on icing the hip it band stretching and running on flat surfaces. I f you are running on a curved or crowned side of the road you can flare up your it band. ...Read more

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(2/2) right hip pain unable to bear weight pain to go up stairs hurts to flex leg back or towards chest hist: fall on buttbone 2x in 2012?

Get checked: With your past history it is important get checked by an orthopedist. Most likely problem to worry about in your age group is a labral tear, but also want to consider other problems. Good luck. ...Read more

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Hip pain. Can't put weight on my right leg. Extreme pain. Only 41. History of osteoporosis in my family. No trauma to the area. Outside right hip pain?

Hip pain. Can't put weight on my right leg. Extreme pain. Only 41. History of osteoporosis in my family. No trauma to the area. Outside right hip pain?

Hip pain: Hip pain can be caused by injury to the hip joint, sacroiliac joint or the low back. Often the pain arises without obvious cause. Crutches or a rolling walker can help reduce pain by limiting weight bearing. It is important to see a hip or back expert and obtain imaging studies to determine the location of the pain and to establish a treatment regimen. ...Read more

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Extremely bad hip pain. Mom has bad hips I'm only 16. Hurts so bad I want to cry. It happens once and a while in both hips and goes down to knee.

Extremely bad hip pain. Mom has bad hips I'm only 16. Hurts so bad I want to cry. It happens once and a while in both hips and goes down to knee.

Hip pains: Considering your age of 16 and the intensity of pain you need further evaluation by an orthopedist or rheumatologist with xrays and other investigations as indicated by clinical exam. ...Read more

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For 3 days had left sided hip pain radiates down outer thigh to knee, tender to touch &up to my armpit. Chest hurts. All 1 side?

Doesn't fit: Your symptoms don't fit a pattern of any one single disease. There must be more than 1 issue going on. ...Read more

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R-hip pain after sleep? Worsens trough day with r-leg use. Goes away when I lift my l-knee to chest standing making my r-hip pop untill next morning.

R-hip pain after sleep? Worsens trough day with r-leg use. Goes away when I lift my l-knee to chest standing making my r-hip pop untill next morning.

Need an evaluation: This needs an orthopedic evaluation. It sonds like some degree of possble joint instability but will need an interview and examination and very likely imaging studies to really get to the issues here. ...Read more

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29F hip pain. Waling is painful, noticed my leg/foot are turning inward hip is painful to touch & pops more often knee/foot pain also foot asleep?

29F hip pain. Waling is painful, noticed my leg/foot are turning inward hip is painful to touch & pops more often knee/foot pain also foot asleep?

Tendon vs hip joint: You need to see your physician. It sounds like tendon or bursa but the foot turning could suggest joint. You may need imaging ...Read more

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Severe hip pain and swelling also leads to knee pain and swelling on back of knee! Whole leg really, weak leg, back pain, want to give up docs don't care?

Severe hip pain and swelling also leads to knee pain and swelling on back of knee! Whole leg really, weak leg, back pain, want to give up docs don't care?

Consider: An orthopedic doctor visit. I hope your questions are answered and you find relief. If what you are doing isn't working, time to try something different. ...Read more

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How can you tell the difference between sciatica and a blood clot? If there is no back or hip pain, just leg pain above the knee. Ty

How can you tell the difference between sciatica and a blood clot? If there is no back or hip pain, just leg pain above the knee. Ty

Generally you can't: Unless you have a fever or swollen limb which may suggest a clot more than sciatica otherwise not very specific. I would suggest ruling out the clot first and then workup the sciatica issue afterwards. ...Read more

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I have pain in my leg for a month. The leg pain seems to move around from calf to behind knee and thigh and side of hip. Pain in my butt cheek comes a?

I have pain in my leg for a month. The leg pain seems to move around from calf to behind knee and thigh and side of hip. Pain in my butt cheek comes a?

Nerve?: Could be a pinched nerve (spinal stenosis, spur, inflammation, tight muscle). Blood clot in the leg is another thought, but usually associated with some swelling and certain risk factors. An exam and further details on the nature and timing of pain will reveal more information and help guide successful treatment. ...Read more

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What's wrong with my legs? I am 43 yrs of age with bad knee pain and swollen ankles sometimes hip pain. What can it be from? I've been like this for the past 5-6 yrs already, but my dr won't take ex-rays or blood work. He seems to think there's nothing wrong,

If: If you have not had a basic work-up of these joints yet (to include plain radiographs) and you have complained repeatedly of pain in these joints to your physician, it may be time to change doctors. Good luck, I hope something is found that can be corrected! ...Read more

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I am experiencing left leg pain and hip pain that now has progressed to my big toe and calf and inner thigh. Xray of my hip and knee shows nothing.

I am experiencing left leg pain and hip pain that now has progressed to my big toe and calf and inner thigh. Xray of my hip and knee shows nothing.

Leg Pain: I am having left leg pain, hip pain progressing to my big toe, calf, and inner thigh. Xray of hip and knee shows nothing.
The Xray primarily evaluates the bones. The nerves and vascular system need to be considered.
Have you had labs done? More history and conversation is needed. ...Read more

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What can I do if my knees I can hear it scrubbing. Could the knee and hip pain be connected?

Yes: Hip pain can be referred toward the knee and visa versa. If the pain is significant, get it evaluated. An exam and appropriate x rays should define the problem. ...Read more

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I had a dance injury and hip pain/popping when I turn out and knee pain?

I had a dance injury and hip pain/popping when I turn out and knee pain?

Therapy: If you are still dancing with the injury you will continue to get worse. Doctor evaluation and physical therapy would be reasonable to prevent more problems from developing and to fix the original problem. Dance is very strenuous on the hips so it is important not to let this go too long without treatment. ...Read more

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Every morning I wake up with ankle, knee, and hip pain. Its been happening for a couple years now and its getting worse.

Every morning I wake up with ankle, knee, and hip pain. Its been happening for a couple years now and its getting worse.

Pain: Symptoms that get worse after 2 years, requires a good history and physical exam by your pcp, orthopedist or podiatrist. ...Read more