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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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Pain for several days on left towards back of where leg meets lower hip area and pain getting worse and feels like leg is about to give out. Causes?

Pain for several days on left towards back of where leg meets lower hip area and pain getting worse and feels like leg is about to give out. Causes?

Hard to say: Many things can cause pain and weakness. Much more history is needed as well as an exam to be able to answer that well. It could be muscular such as a strain, or bone from trauma, or even infection. With several days of pain and a sense of giving out, it is time to be seen! ...Read more

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My dad is 58 yr old his vit d is 8.5, dexascan show osteoporosis in left hip area nd osteopenia in rt arm. Alongwith sacroililits lthip cause, medicine?

My dad is 58 yr old his vit d is 8.5, dexascan show osteoporosis in left hip area nd osteopenia in rt arm. Alongwith sacroililits lthip cause, medicine?

No wonder: The vitamin d3 level should be between 60 and 80 and as a supplement should be taken with a well rounded multivitamin and vitamin k. He may need as much as 50, 000 units d3 weekly. Vitamin d is really a hormone that is made in the skin by the action of sunlight and is thought to be the commonest "vitamin" deficiency in the northern hemisphere. ...Read more

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What are causes of severe pain in the left hip and leg?

What are causes of severe pain in the left hip and leg?

See below: This is a problem that requires a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. In that meeting, your doctor will listen to you, perform a throrough examination and possibly order labs or other tests. Based on this information, he/she will be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more

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What are possible causes of pain in the lower left abdominal, back, and hip region?

See below: This is a problem that requires a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. In that meeting, your doctor will listen to you, perform a throrough examination and possibly order labs or other tests. Based on this information, he/she will be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more

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Getting a pricking pain in the left side only, starting from the hips till the ankles. Could also see some spider veins. What could be the cause?

Getting a pricking pain in the left side only, starting from the hips till the ankles. Could also see some spider veins. What could be the cause?

Doubt SV: Type of pain more in keeping with radiculopathy (radiation from upper leg to lower.). Spider veins can hurt in localized area and will not radiate to other areas. Hip pathology can result in pain going down the leg. See orthopedist for definitive answer. ...Read more

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How many causes are there for hip pain in left side?

How many causes are there for hip pain in left side?

Many: Outside hip pain can be caused by bursitis, muscle strains, tendonitis, it band dysfunction, referred from the spine. Inner hip (groin) pain can be related to problems in the hip joint (ball and socket) and/or referred from the pelvis organs and other places. Go see your doctor. ...Read more

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What can cause hip pain on the right & left outer side?

Hip pain: The location of the pain you are describing is a bit difficult to assess without an exam. It could be anything from arthritis to trochanteric bursitis. You should see your pcp on this one to get the right diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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Can pain near your left hip be the cause of epididymitis.

Can pain near your left hip be the cause of epididymitis.

No: Hip pain in a twenties male is not usual referral pattern of pain from testes/epididymitis, which has severe pain in the scrotum on one side with pain to direct palpation. Causes could include hernia, hip bursitis, or referred pain from disordered sacroiliac joint, which does refer pain to groin. Sees primary doctor to get properly diagnosed. ...Read more

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I'm experiencing severe pain in my left hip, but only at night and only when I'm laying on the opposite side. What could this be caused by?

Back origin possible: If your pain were originating in the hip joint or bursa, it should be aggravated by walking. I suspect your pain may be originating in the lower part of your spine, but have to admit that this would usually be aggravated by the upright position as well. ...Read more

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What could rash on left hip be caused by?

What could rash on left hip be caused by?

See a dermatologist: It is difficult to make a proper diagnosis since I am not there to see the condition. I recommend seeing a dermatologist so that they can make a proper diagnosis and give you something to get rid of the condition or relieve symptoms. ...Read more

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What causes pain in left hip during periods?

What causes pain in left hip during periods?

Endometriosis: It might be radiated pain but syncrhony with menses is very suspicious. ...Read more

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What can cause left radiating kidney pain going into hip?

Kidney stone: Pain radiates from the flank down to the groin (hip) as the kidney stone moves. If the location stays fixed, you have fever, or if the pain increases in intensity, go to the er. ...Read more

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What could cause a painful, large bump on left hip (waist)?

Painful bumps: A new painful bump in the tissue could be an abscess or boil (furuncle) if it is hot to the touch, or you have a fever you should get checked. However, you don't say how long you have had it, how big it is, the color, whether you injured yourself (ran into something) etc. So it is hard to give any decent information. Check with your doc or try Healthtap Prime & you can talk to a doc, & add pic. ...Read more

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What would cause a painful stabbing pain above my left hip?!

Bursitis?: Does it hurt to move your hip? In what direction? To raise your leg? Maybe pt can help sort it out. ...Read more

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Is it possible that a left, "dropped shoulder" also cause left sided hip or walking difficulties?

Is it possible that a left, "dropped shoulder" also cause left sided hip or walking difficulties?

Not quite: 30 Y.O. W. Drooped shoulder ; ipsilateral hip ; ambulatory dysfunctions. Have seen this constellation signs ; symptoms in persons w. Primary sacroiliac joint (sij) disorder, usually fr. Mechanical trauma. Post sij injury ; subluxation, spine evokes functional scoliosis to maintain medial station of center gravity. Over time ipsilateral shoulder hemi-girdle slopes ; tos, i.e., causing fibromyalgia. ...Read more

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Dr says she thinks I have bursitis in hip due to constant pain on left side. What causes this and what's best cure?

Dr says she thinks I have bursitis in hip due to constant pain on left side. What causes this and what's best cure?

Arhritus: Degeneration of tissue and joint, trauma, even ischemia, and occasionally tumors.

Find the cause, treat the discomfort, and the cause.
Commonly goes to joint replacement in worst cases. ...Read more

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What could cause bad lower back/hip pain that switches from left to right side occasionally? Feels very stiff, sometimes felt in butt. Going on 6month

What could cause bad lower back/hip pain that switches from left to right side occasionally? Feels very stiff, sometimes felt in butt. Going on 6month

Soft tissues: 32y fem has "severe low back/hip pain alternating from side to side for six months" + sciatica. Largest joints in axial spine are sacroiliac joints, SIJ, & responsible for up to 30% of chronic low back pain per med lit. Lumbar nerve roots that conjoin to make sciatic nerve lie over ventral sulcus of SIJ. SIJ hypermobility can tug on these nerves, stimulate them & thereby arouse pain. See Osteopath ...Read more

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What can cause left side pain that hurts real bad...Between hip and ribs?

What can cause left side pain that hurts real bad...Between hip and ribs?

Depends: Usually it could be someting like diverticulitis of colon or constipation. Also l ovarian cyst and also l sided kidney stone passing as well is a possibility check with your dr. ...Read more

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What causes a ticklish feeling in lower left abdomen by my hip. The feeling is constant. No pain just feels like a tickle?

What causes a ticklish feeling in lower left abdomen by my hip. The feeling is constant. No pain just feels like a tickle?

Inguinal hernia: It may be a very small Inguinal hernia starting. If it bothers you, a physical exam by a doctor should help determine if there is a hernia starting. An ultrasound may also help if you have a very small hernia. ...Read more

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My daughter says she has a long unomvable hard lump in left side right next to hip gets bigger and smaller but never fully goes away. Cause?

My daughter says she has a long unomvable hard lump in left side right next to hip gets bigger and smaller but never fully goes away. Cause?

Fat necrosis?: To make a reliable diagnosis you need to have a doctor examine the area and do a good physical examination. There are many things this could be, but that is the most likely diagnosis given the area, etc. ...Read more