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I don't have hip pain when walking/running/biking but do when sitting down, what's wrong?

I don't have hip pain when walking/running/biking but do when sitting down, what's wrong?

Hip Imingment?: There are many possible causes of your symptoms and a full history, physical exam, and imaging studies may be required to confirm the diagnosis. One possibility is femoroacetabular impingement, which is an abnormal pressure of the ball/neck of the hip joint with the socket. Many people complain that the sitting position, when the hip is flexed, causes the most symptoms. ...Read more

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Dr. Eric Weisman
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Walking (Definition)

Your doctor may also suggest a safe exercise plan. Walking is usually the easiest type of exercise, but swimming or other low-impact exercises can work just as well. Exercise is an important way to keep blood sugar in control, and physical activity in pregnancy has been found to decrease the risk ...Read more


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I have uneven shoulders, back pain, leg pain, hip pain when walking, standing or sitting for long periods of time what could this be?

I have uneven shoulders, back pain, leg pain, hip pain when walking, standing or sitting for long periods of time what could this be?

Possibly....: Possibly scoliosis, or muscle spasms from bad posture. You might want to look into the alexander technique for some great posture exercises. This is especially important for people who work at the computer a lot. See: http://sgoti.Ws/soka1j or google search. ...Read more

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Occasion, sudden, random, sharp hip pain. I get these while walking or sitting doing nothing?

Occasion, sudden, random, sharp hip pain. I get these while walking or sitting doing nothing?

Where on the hip: This may be bursitis if it is on the outside of the pelvis. Hip pain is usually felt in the groin. You need to discuss with your physician. Imaging of the pelvis and this hip can clarify some of your issues. It could shown certain types of hip arthritis. Since you are on prednisone we would also consider avascular necrosis of the hip which can also occur. ...Read more

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I get sharp hip pain sometimes when i walk. I'm 17 and my hip can pop in and out of its joint. What could it be? Is it serious? Should i be worried?

Hip pain: There are several situations which may cause you to have these symptoms, such as snapping hip syndrome, labral tears, femoroacetabular impingement, loose bodies, hip dysphasia. You should consult your musculoskeletal physician for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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Sudden left hip pain sharp and radiating when I walk. Burning ache when at rest. Seems worse when straightening leg. No injury. I am only 20?

See details: Pain and tenderness on the outside of the hip area is often related to bursitis. This can ce easily treated in most cases. If you truly how back issues as the cause, there are several possible reasons. See a rheumatologist or orthopedist and have the issue evaluated. ...Read more

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I have severe hip pain while laying down and walking what's the cause?

Hip pain: This sounds inflammatory. At your age, bursitis can develop and cause symptoms that you describe. Fracture very unlikely unless you have had an event. ...Read more

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Terrible hip pain at night better when up and walking what is solution?

Terrible hip pain at night better when up and walking what is solution?

Maybe hip bursitis: It is difficult to tell for sure what you have with the info provided and no examination, but my guess is that you have some inflammation on the outside of hip are--bursitis. When mild, people don't feel much during day, but laying on it for awhile during sleep causes aching pain which can radiate down to knee. Position changes relieves the pain? Motrin or Aleve (naproxen) for pain. Consult doc. Good luck. ...Read more

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Hip pain after lifting heavy boxes painful to walk?

Hip pain after lifting heavy boxes painful to walk?

Back, not hip: It is made likely an acute back strain rather than hip problems. Rest and moist heat, Advil or Aleve (naproxen) will help. Give it a few days. ...Read more

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Hip pain is mainly always there and becomes more painful when walking.

Hip pain is mainly always there and becomes more painful when walking.

See details: It is difficult to offer specifics without being able to exam the hip and review x ray and/or MRI results. Also, many people believe they have hip pain when in truth they really have back pain. ...Read more

Dr. Jimmy Bowen
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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