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Swollen Left Hip
What could be the cause of a swollen left hip area? It has been a few months and it never goes down.
Needs to be checked: We do not have enough information to guess what this swelling is due to We need more history how long it has been, how it started, any history of trauma, does it hurt, how does it feel to touch. Any problem walking and response to any at home treatment. It can be a soft tissue swelling like a lipoma, a cyst or another King of tumor, swelling in muscles or a bony swelling. Get it checked by your MD ...Read more
Woke up with my left hip swollen and sometimes a dull ache, to a burning sensation from the top of my hip down the back of my leg to almost my knee hurting. It's difficult to walk on, I've taken Advil and had a warm shower but nothing is relieving?
Need more history?: Did you injure yourself? You should go to see a doctor right awAy. Sounds like you may have an issue here. Get. He Jed our and give a good history of the issue as best you remember ...Read more
I have pain in my left hip area when I get up from sitting or when walking. Also looks swollen compared to my other side.
Checkup/xray: You need a physicial examination to answer your concerns, ...Read more
I've been exercising by walking now for about 2 weeks, a week before I started both my ankles were swollen. Since I've been walking I've had no problems but hip pain on right side and yesterday I had pain in my left calf which was very swollen and still
What are the symptoms of Edema? It is painful or painless? My right thigh and hip has swollen with no pain but tired early as compared to left thigh.
Swelling: Edema simply refers to a swelling in an area and is usually related to some form of fluid retention in the soft tissues. It can be post traumatic, it could be related to a systemic condition, such as heart failure, it can be related to a block in normal fluid drainage from an area such as in a blood clot. The presence or absence of pain is related to the severity and cause of it. ...Read more
My boyfriend is experiencing lower left back pain close to hip noticably swollen to touch and to eye. No other symptom.
Xray: I would maybe suggest he go be seen by his/a doctor and have an X-ray of the hip and rule out a septic joint. You don't mention him having a fever which would make me think that even more, but could be early in the game. Still with pain and obviously swollen back/hip I think exam and X-ray are warranted at this point. Best wishes to you both. ...Read more
My husband had hip replacement 10 yrs ago on left hip. Now he's having severe pain in the center of his incision and foot on that side stays swollen.
Old hip replacement: Hello. I suggest that your husband be seen by his doctor who performed the surgery or at least one of that doctor's colleagues to rule out any issues with his hardware- like loosening. Life span of hip arthroplasties are around 15-20 years but your husband could be near the life end of his current hardware. ...Read more
I have had hip pain that shoot down my leg to my knee. Now my muscles is swollen in my thigh on the left side it is in a circle shape.?
Hip pain: Consider hematoma or muscle tear, given the circular shape. ...Read more
Yes, I do feel swollen in left groin&on lt hip. Constant dull ache in lt hip with swollen upper left thigh below leg crease not sure if this is nodes! : (?
I am having severe right hip and leg pain it is really painful I cannot get any relief from the pain I can't hardly walk or move I've noticed that my right leg is about an inch or more shorter than my left leg and it seems to be swollen I have had blood c
Sorry: Sorry about your condition! You problem presents several diagnostic possibilities and, understandably, diagnosis will be impossible via this forum. You don't mention a few important details that will ultimately help your doctor in diagnosing your problem: 1. How long have you had the pain? 2. Is this episode unique? Is this similar to when you've had "blood clots" in the past? 3. Have you always noticed a leg length discrepancy or is this new? 4. Have you experienced any new trauma or are you aware of anything medically new elsewhere in your history (i.e. Recent congestive heart problems, new medications, and so forth). I'd suggest you be seen soon by a primary care doctor to get this diagnosed. Good luck! ...Read more
I have a swollen left abdoman just above the hip bone, its a sharp pain and hurts more when I breathe in?
Sports?: A left sided lower rib injury could be described this way (if you're referring to the hip bone on your side). Is there a bruise? A recent viral syndrome can result in pleurisy. If abdominal, agree with urgent visit to rule out a few important things that could include large spleen, abscess, hematoma, intestinal injury etc. ...Read more
What do I need to do? Pain from left ribcage to hip, swollen knots on ribcage front &back luq. CT& xray clear. Dr refused MRI. Pain since September.
See primary care doc: I am not sure which doctors you have seen, where, or under what circumstances, but you should establish the diagnosis with a doctor who you see regularly (a primary care doctor) NOT the ER doctor. If they refused the MRI, they did you a service if the CT scan is neg, the MRI probably will show nothing. Use Healthtap Prime or talk to your regular doctor about the bumps you see for a poss biopsy. ...Read more
Hav baker's cyst in left leg fr dat had Injection in knee last month, now have intense stretching pain in leg and sumtme upto hip n ankle is swollen?
Above my left hip I have a sharp shooting pain that worsens when I move. My left abdomen is swollen too. I am having regular bowel movements.
I fell in my yard on my left hip 2 weeks ago. Bruise size of lrg hand from hip down to my thigh. Swollen, very tender, and warm to the touch?
Hi I have easy bruising in my hand and leg today I have in my left leg between my two and heel and my hip and outer right leg is also swollen painfull?
Platelet/clotting DO: Need to r/o disorders of platelets-the one of the 3 cells in blood, meant for acheiving bleeding control by forming a cell plug by adherence and sealing the bleeding vessel site-at microscopic level. 2ndly-clotting proteins deficiencies can cause bleeding tendency. Drugs like aspi-rin cause easy bleeding bec. They decrease platlet adhesiveness. Frail skin from steroid use-local or by mouth, can ...Read more
Tender, soreness b/t left rib cage & hip. Enlarged spleen? Sore throat, swollen lymph nodes. Should I get checked for mono, or is this something else
May need examiantion: It seems like you are referring to your Groin area where lymph nodes are normally situated. If there is any infection or inflammation in the leg or lower abdomen, these nodes can enlarge temporarily. If the welling is progressive and does not settle down in 2-3 weeks, you need to see your doctor for a medical examination. ...Read more
I have had a swollen lymph node on the left side of my pelvis for a couple months now. It had gotten worse and the pain comes and goes but when it hur?
See doctor: The symptoms you described are consistent with an infection in the pelvis or left leg. If you are sexually active it could be an indication of a sexually transmitted infection. It would be prudent to see your doctor for an evaluation and treatment. ...Read more
Hi, I've been diagnosed with extra renal pelvis with swollen left kidney and constant (almost daily) U.T.Is from year 2011. Now, heavy mixed elements (may be contaminants) in my water. What does all of this mean, please and what should I do?
My right testicle is solid, including the veins coming from it which are swollen and appear as a lump on my pelvis. Left is 4 times smaller.
Testicles: Need to see a doctor as soon as possible, to rule out testicular cancer which is the most common cancer in male between the ages of 20-39. ...Read more
I've been having sharp pains when I move on lower back and left hand side and it feels like its swollen and the pain has moved to my lumbar and pelvis?
Skin/muscle/internal: Pain that moves and is accompanied by swelling or warmth suggests inflammation or infection. This could be in the skin, the underlying muscle, or the organs inside your abdomen or pelvis. If it persists, getting worse, you should really consult in person with a practitioner. ...Read more
I have several very tender knots just above my left pelvis bone. There is no skin irritation. I'm concerned it is swollen lymph node.
Needs medical examin: If you have palpable knots, you should go to your PCP and have a medical examination to check you and to determine what these knots are. Lymph nodes are typically located in the groin areas, not above the hip bones (that sounds more like abdomen or lower back of your torso. A medical check up is recommended soon. ...Read more
I have a little swollen area on the right above my hip, I can move it around a bit, Is this serious?
Movable lump: This may be a lipoma which is a benign fatty tissue tumor and, because its moveable, it isn't a boney growth. However it would have to be examined by a physician to be sure and also to advise you whether it should be removed if it's in an area where constant irritation may occur. ...Read more
What can cause discomfort below the right rib @the bottom between the rib and hip? It feels like something's swollen in there? I also get a lil pain
Is it possible to get swollen hips from coughing? I’ve been coughing none stop for over a week and I’ve noticed swollen hips. They hurt when I cough.
Swelling is not associated with coughing typically, but may be a sign of fluid retention from a number of possible causes. Please be seen by an acute care center, to evaluate your condition.
Some possible causes include cardiac, renal or pulmonary disease with secondary cardiac strain. ...Read more
I'm 20 years old and my hip hurts all the time it feels swollen sometimes and hurts to move or anything?
Hip pain at 20: At 20 years of age, persistent pain in the hip is abnormal unless your bmi is over 35. I would recommend getting this checked at least with an x-ray to be sure you don't have some condition like slipped capital femoral epiphysis or legg-calve perthes disease (avascular necrosis) of the hip. An exam by a physician would also be a very good idea. ...Read more
Call your hip surgeon ASAP and have that knee checked out!!!!!
Hope this helps!
Dr Z ...Read more
My hip on the right side of my back is swollen and there is a knot. At times if put to much pressure on my leg it will give out.
I got cortisone shots in both hips for bursitis this AM One side is quite swollen about a 5" area the other is not. Should I worry.?
Probably not.: The swelling is probably from the injection, and it will be absorbed in the next few days. If it doesnot, or your pain increases, see your Dr. ...Read more
I was walking yesterday&on my hip area was itchy I tried to itch through my pants now the area is swollen and red has been this way for for one day?
Itchy. Area: This could be a simple rash but it is best to get it checked if it is not going away ...Read more
I just had laser assisted lipo on my hips. They are not swollen much. However my upper thighs are pretty swollen!! Is that a normal thing to happen?
Not necessarily STD: Swollen gland may be enlarged lymph node, which is expected from a genital sore. The sore needs to be evaluated. Syphilis or herpes can cause sores, but 5 weeks would be unusual. Stds chancroid or granuloma inguinale are rare. Other skin problems can occur on the penis that aren't related to stds. See a primary care provider or dermatologist. For info on stds & safer sex, visit sexualhealth. Com. ...Read more