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M59, Pain in hip joint while moving the joint. I can not stand up from sitting position without support. But once stand up I can walk. what could be??

M59, Pain in hip joint while moving the joint. I can not stand up from sitting position without support. But once stand up I can walk. what could be??

Hip osteoarthritis: hip osteoarthritis or femoral acetabular impingement both could explain the symptoms. plain xrays of the hip would be the most valuable for evaluation. ...Read more

Dr. Eric Weisman
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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 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?

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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I have hip pain in both hips, feels like the joints, very tender, aching pain and painful to walk. No noticeable swelling/rash. Any suggestions?

I have hip pain in both hips, feels like the joints, very tender, aching pain and painful to walk. No noticeable swelling/rash. Any suggestions?

Get checked: It is unusual to get pain in both hips in some one of your age if you over did it then it generally is on one side occasionally some inflammation of the joint or some other immunologic problems can cause pain in joints that are bilateral best to let your doctor to examine you and then decide which tests to order next i hopes this helps. ...Read more

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Osteoarthritis through to osteomyelitis had ten CM bone removed grown back painful knee joint can't walk on it hip pain too x?

Osteoarthritis through to osteomyelitis had ten CM bone removed grown back painful knee joint can't walk on it hip pain too x?

It is muscle tissue: So begin the healing with heat, stretching, massage, yoga, deep tissue release acupuncture and trigger point therapy … add in magnesium as a muscle relaxant plus needle therapy. Janet g. Travell, md and c. Chan gunn, md. These 2 pioneers in pain treatments have textbooks on the subject. Their protocols can treat and possibly resolve complex pain issues. ...Read more

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I am 39 years old and just found I have a large ovarian cyst. I have major hip pain and its hard to walk. Could the cyst be the cause of my hip pain?

I am 39 years old and just found I have a large ovarian cyst. I have major hip pain and its hard to walk. Could the cyst be the cause of my hip pain?

It may be the source: Of the pain but you should get it evaluated. An intrapelvic lesion like a large ovarian cyst can cause referred pains as can other problems within the pelvis or abdomen. Back problems and hip problems cannot be ruled out as can occasionally knee issues present that way as well. See an orthopaedic surgeon for an evaluation. ...Read more

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22 yr old waitress. Suffering from severe hip pain of inner hip joint. Worse after I've stood on my feet for 3+ hours at a time. Causes/relief?

22 yr old waitress. Suffering from severe hip pain of inner hip joint. Worse after I've stood on my feet for 3+ hours at a time. Causes/relief?

Sacroiliac joint : If this pain is posterior in nature, you may have sacroiliac dysfunction/sacroilitis secondary to either leg length discrepancy from carrying trays with hips tilted. Have your leg lengths checked and use a heel lift/orthotic for correction to see if your pain improves. ...Read more

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Can a stuck si joint cause bad hip pain?

Unlikely: It will cause back and buttock pain but is unlikely to cause true hip pain. By hip, onne means pain on top of the thigh in the area of the front of the hip. ...Read more

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What would be possible causes for hip pain that is episodic in a 27yr old for 2 years no injury but did martial arts for 15 yrs I can barely walk!?

Overuse: Hip pain could be a sign of arthritic condition. If you did martial arts. That is a lot of stress on the hip. Since walking is difficult, I am concerned about an arthritis or a bursitis. You may want to start with having an examination with a sports medicine physician and then have an x-ray. ...Read more

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Been having hip pain off and on last two weeks.more on now than off.hurts to sit,walk and lay for awhile.what could cause it. Do Have old knee injury?

Been having hip pain off and on last two weeks.more on now than off.hurts to sit,walk and lay for awhile.what could cause it. Do Have old knee injury?

Muscles? Nerves?: This might not be your hip bone or joint. It could be various muscles and/or nerves. A physical therapist, massage therapist, chiropractor, doctor may help Dx and offer treatment. Look up psoas and pirformis online to see if it rings a bell.There are more! ...Read more

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Tkr --4.5 months later.Still difficult to walk. Gait limping waddle like walk. Left hip pain increased. Cause? Had manipulation2 month ago . 125 bend

Tkr --4.5 months later.Still difficult to walk. Gait limping waddle like walk. Left hip pain increased. Cause? Had manipulation2 month ago . 125 bend

Likely Lumbar spine : Many people that have arthritic knees also have arthritic lower backs. When the low back is arthritic the usual symptoms are low back pain, weakness of legs, radiating pain down one or both legs, numbness and tingling. The usual scenario for an otherwise good tkr not going well is persistent or progressive low back problems radiating down the legs. This often results in poor recovery, stiffness. ...Read more

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I am experiencing hip pain and swelling in my joints, what is the probable cause? Treatment?

I am experiencing hip pain and swelling in my joints, what is the probable cause? Treatment?

Polymyalgia: At your age that is unusual. You may have an early form of arthritis. You need to see a rheumatologist if this persist. ...Read more

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I have si joint pain and hip pain had tests and no one knows why. On sitting I notice that my knee turns inwards lots could this be the cause?

I have si joint pain and hip pain had tests and no one knows why. On sitting I notice that my knee turns inwards lots could this be the cause?

SI joint is cause.: When one has SI joint pian, it is caused by a small but excessive roaotion forward (anterior) of the hipbone at the joint. This causes pain, irritation of other structures. Richard DonTigny, a physical therapist, developed this idea and the simple exercises. He taught me 10 years ago; i find that VERY FEW physicians are aware of the SI joint. Look up Richard on web or see: www.irwinabraham.com ...Read more

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Can a sacro-illiac joint injury cause flank pain? Pain in hip/groin?

Possibly: It could as well as hip joint problems. There are a host of other causes for groin pain. Have your doctor evaluate you. ...Read more

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Pain on left side hip from front and back of leg travels to foot hard to walk very painful if sciatica is it bound to get hip pain and on both legs?

Pain on left side hip from front and back of leg travels to foot hard to walk very painful if sciatica is it bound to get hip pain and on both legs?

Rarely: usually sciatica stays on one side, occasionally can affect both sides, but if I were you, I would see a specialist, perhaps a urologist to determine the cause of your sciatica. That will give you a better answer as to what is going to happen. ...Read more

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Just dx w/lupus doc put me on steroids which I quit due to the hip pain it cause me some chest pain at times bp 155/105 joint pain low fever at times ?

Just dx w/lupus doc put me on steroids which I quit due to the hip pain it cause me some chest pain at times bp 155/105 joint pain low fever at times
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Call doctor: This is something you must get advice from your rheumatologist. It is not a good idea to stop steroid on your own since uncontrolled inflammation from autoimmune diseases can lead to permanent organ damage. Call your doctor now. ...Read more

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Sharp pain in hip joint, hurts whenever moved in any direction. Occasionally pain shoots down the side of leg, never past the knee. ?

Sharp pain in hip joint, hurts whenever moved in any direction. Occasionally pain shoots down the side of leg, never past the knee.
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Varies: There are various pathologies in the hip joint which can cause your symptoms, such as cartilage damage or impingement. See an orthopedist for further evaluation if symptoms are debilitating/persisten. ...Read more

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Given levaquin (levofloxacin) and antibiotic shot in rump for pneum. Now having severe pain in hip joint on injection leg also shoulder pain. Is this side affect?

Not normally from: Levaquin (levofloxacin). Some people will have myalgias from intermuscular injections, but not joint pain as often. There is evidence linking Levaquin (levofloxacin) and development of neuropathy, but usually a single dose would not cause it and most likely not in the shoulder. You may have inflammation from the pneumo irritating past arthritis. Pay attention to any other unusual symptoms and check back with your doc. ...Read more

Dr. Stratos Christianakis
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Joints (Definition)

Joints are parts of the body, formed by the cartilage-covered ends of bones plus the strong, flexible ligaments that attach the bones to one another. Movements at the joints in the body allow the different parts of the body to move in ...Read more


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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