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Doctor insights on: What Do I Do If Im Feeling Pain In My Hip From Arthritous

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Dr. Thomas Namey
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Arthritis (Definition)

Arthritis is progressive degeneration of one or more joints. Symptoms may include joint pain, swelling, decreased motion, and stiffness. The two most common types of arthritis are osteoarthritis, which is associated first with articular cartilage breakdown with a component of inflammation, and rheumatoid arthritis, which is a systemic autoimmune disorder that affects joint linings first and secondarily ...Read more


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Can pfiriformis syndrome cause burning in the whole leg? Along with a strange coldness feeling. Along with hip pain?

Can pfiriformis syndrome cause burning in the whole leg? Along with a strange coldness feeling. Along with hip pain?

Piriformis Pain: The sciatic nerve runs underneath the piriformis muscle and typically does not irritate the nerve. However if the muscle is irritated or the nerve runs through the belly of the muscle (5-10% of people) it can press on the sciatic nerve and cause the sciatica type pain in the buttock region but also radiate into the leg as well. Typically stretching and nsaids are mainstay for treatment. ...Read more

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I've been feeling more tired and have some hip pain. When should I see the doctor?

I've been feeling more tired and have some hip pain. When should I see the doctor?

Tired and hip pain: Answer is yes.You should see your doctor who will do the examination and order some tests if indicated.Blood test and imaging only if indicated or a trial of meds.See your doctor. ...Read more

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I have hip pain all the time now. When i sit in a car or chair for about 1/2 hour i can barely walk. The leg has an achy feeling all the way down.?

Hip arthritis.: May people say they have hip pain when they really have back pain. If your pain is in the groin and radiates down the front of the thigh, it is likely your hip. You need to see your doctor and obtain appropriate x rays. ...Read more

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I have hip pain. It came on suddenly and at times is a burning feeling. Tylenol (acetaminophen) didn't help. Can't walk, get up from a chair, and hurts when inactive.

I have hip pain. It came on suddenly and at times is a burning feeling. Tylenol (acetaminophen) didn't help. Can't walk, get up from a chair, and hurts when inactive.

Hip pain.: Hip pain could be from the joint itself, or from the surrounding tissues bursa, muscles and tendons. If the pain is bad enough see your doctor for physical and may be a xray. In the meantime you try an anti inflammatory medicne like advil or aleve (naproxen). ...Read more

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Have had hip pain in both sides off and on for almost 3 yrs. Ranges from a soreness to a stabbing ice pick feeling in hip joint area. What is wrong?

Evaluation- try care: First history needed -trauma- type of job- work-exam by md evaluation is must with xrays - therapy trial avoid traumas local heat-cold trial analgesic balm ultra sound all can help plus analgesics -oral refer to ortho once a problem persist. ...Read more

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