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What could be the cause of a swollen left hip area? It has been a few months and it never goes down.

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

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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.

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

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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

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

Be careful: Calf pain and swelling especially in female using contraceptives should checked to find if this duo to blood clot in the calf, that is the most important thing, beside that it could you tour your triceps muscle and that cause the swelling. ...Read more

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My boyfriend is experiencing lower left back pain close to hip noticably swollen to touch and to eye . No other symptom.

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

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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

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Heavy pain in my left abdomen i.e. b/w hips and ribs at backside too from last 1 month. Nothing found in Ultrasound, except Kidney get swollen. Help!!

Heavy pain in my left abdomen i.e. b/w hips and ribs at backside too from last 1 month. Nothing found in Ultrasound, except Kidney get swollen. Help!!

Swollen Kidney: If a kidney is truly swollen or enlarged, depending on what is causing it, it could be a source of flank/back pain. In any case, it is not normal, and needs to be followed up with your medical provider. This may be something that needs further evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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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!:(?

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!:(?

Get checked: Unexplained leg swelling should be evaluated by a healthcare professional, to rule out deep vein thrombosis. Impaired lymph node drainage, and possibly even a hernia, are other possibilities. ...Read more