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Doctor insights on: Right Hip Tumor Symptoms

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MRI shows bulging disc, or tumor High r isk for surgery do nothin? Just h a f right hip replacement Osteosarcoma?

Disk or tumor: This is a no brainer- you already have a history of tumor and if they are saying it could be herniated disc or tumor you need to find out - the latter needs to be treated, the former treatment not needed unless you have symptoms that do not respond to regular management. While you are at high risk there are procedures that can be done with local and minor sedation to assist in the diagnosis ...Read more

Neoplasms (Definition)

"tumor" literally translates as "mass", so even a fresh bruise could be called a "tumor". Doctors use the term "neoplasm" (tranlates literally as new growth) to describe tumors that are abnormal growths of cells. These may be benign or malignant; "malignant" = cancer. In everyday usage, we use "tumor" ...Read more


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Does a MRI of the lumbar spine show any part of the hip or pelvis? I had an MRI of my knee last week and it shows and "incidental" finding of a tumor in my femur. I have been having decreased rom and pain of my right hip and knee for about 3 months. Hist

Does a MRI of the lumbar spine show any part of the hip or pelvis? I had an MRI of my knee last week and it shows and "incidental" finding of a tumor in my femur.  I have been having decreased rom and pain of my right hip and knee for about 3 months. Hist

Lumbar MRI: To answer your question, no. Lumbar MRI will show from the lower thoracic spine (t10 or so) down to the sacrum and sacroiliac joints. This view window does not expand out far enough to see the hip joints at all. You would need a hip specific mri. Use of contrast on MRI may be useful to determine vascularity of "tumor" and whether further study is warranted. For sure, follow up with your doc. ...Read more

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Can they missdiag me? They told me I have postural orthostatic tachardia hve many symptomps but also hip leg pain and I am afraid it is brain tumor

Can they missdiag me? They told me I have postural orthostatic tachardia  hve many symptomps but also hip leg pain and I am afraid it is brain tumor

Yes, but: Positional heart rate changes could be related to a myriad of things. Same with leg or hip pain. An md must talk with you face to face. Believe me, as to the brain tumor, every 1st year pathology student thinks he/she has one! not likely cause. ...Read more

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I have had a numb spot about the size of a golf ball on my right hip for a while now. I dont seem to have any other symptoms but I am concerned ?

I have had a numb spot about the size of a golf ball on my right hip for a while now. I dont seem to have any other symptoms but I am concerned ?

Meralgia paresthetic: You may have a condition called meralgia paresthetica which is an abnormal sensation caused by a trapped nerve. Factors include weight gain, tight-fitting clothing, or a recent injury to the hip. You would need to see a clinician to sort it out, since imaging and other testing may be required to make a diagnosis and recommend treatment. Hope that helps. ...Read more

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I have fai, torn labrum, and snapping hip syndrome in my left hip. Symptoms starting in right hip. Do i put off surgery in left hip or do it sooner?

I have fai, torn labrum, and snapping hip syndrome in my left hip. Symptoms starting in right hip. Do i put off surgery in left hip or do it sooner?

Hip Surgery: Surgery is elective and is dependent on your symptoms and how it effects your function and quality of life. If the pain is worsened with minimal activity it may be time to have the surgery, rather than wait. ...Read more

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Whats causing the pain in the front part of my right leg? What's causing the tingling numb feeling in my right hip?Can these two symptoms be related?

Seek MD help: Any feeling of numbness can be related to your nervous system and/or cardiovascular system. You would be well to seek an internist, md to give you an evaluation and refer you to the proper specialist. ...Read more

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Seven months after arthroscopy for FAI in my right hip (mild symptoms; normal joint space) I have stage 4 OA. Can this be a post-op complication?

Seven months after arthroscopy for FAI in my right hip (mild symptoms; normal joint space) I have stage 4 OA. Can this be a post-op complication?

Possibly: Unfortunately, it is possible to develop post operative ( post traumatic) arthritis. How did your arthritis get a stage 4 classificiation? Consult with your orhopedic surgeon and get Rx for antiinflammatory medication. ...Read more