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I have some swelling on my right hip and a little pain...what could this be? Also i have been sleeping on a hard mattress for over 20 years,

I have some swelling on my right hip and a little pain...what could this be? Also i have been sleeping on a hard mattress for over 20 years,

Possibly busitis: You don`t mention where the hip swelling is, putting together it is a mildly tender swelling, you sleep on a hard mattress on your side, it is likely you have a trochanteric bursitis. This can be confirmed by having your PCP examine you and test you as needed. ...Read more

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Dr. David Schleimer
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Swelling (Definition)

Swelling is the enlargement of organs, skin, or other body parts. It is caused by a buildup of fluid in the tissues. The extra fluid can lead to a rapid increase in weight over a short period of time (days to weeks). Swelling can occur all over the body (generalized) or only in one part ...Read more


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Have to have hip replacement on right hip now have swelling behind knee why?

Have to have hip replacement on right hip now have swelling behind knee why?

Baker cyst: If there is a tender swelling behind knee you have to ask your doctor if somehow you don't have a Baker Cyst. It is a benign condition, but limits range of motion, treatable with NSAIDs, or sometimes gets drained. ...Read more

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I'm a 33 year old female, and have right hip pain. It feels almost like it needs to pop it isn't tender to the touch no swelling what could it be?

I'm a 33 year old female, and have right hip pain. It feels almost like it needs to pop it isn't tender to the touch no swelling what could it be?

Hip pain: Could be a snapping hip syndrome. Either internal or external depending on what relieves the pressure. Could also be arthritis or osteonecrosis of the femoral head. And X-ray and physical exam will help. Occasionally an MRI is needed. Most often this is an easily tested condition. ...Read more

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I feel some ache to the right hip down to the inner thigh (no swelling or red) since a couple of months. Can I exclude venous issues ?

I feel some ache to the right hip down to the inner thigh (no swelling or red) since a couple of months. Can I exclude venous issues ?

Get checked: A medical check up may be the best way to find out the cause. Venous problems are mostly silent. when they produce symptoms, swelling of the feet or leg is commonly present. If it is getting worse then you must obtain a medical check up of your entire leg and a complete physical examination. ...Read more

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I have swelling in my right ankle, right knee, right hip, and right wrist. There is pain in my wrist, elbow and hip. My knee is just stiff.

I have swelling in my right ankle, right knee, right hip, and right wrist. There is pain in my wrist, elbow and hip. My knee is just stiff.

Swelling: If this came on spontaneously without injury it would be considered a polyarthropathy. That can be a viral process or it can be associated with a rheumatic condition. ...Read more