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Which type of doctor should I see for hip pain?

Which type of doctor should I see for hip pain?

Several: Your family doctor, a rheumatologist, an orthopedic surgeon amongst others. ...Read more

Dr. Jimmy Bowen
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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


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What type of physician should I see for hip pain and joint aches?

What type of physician should I see for hip pain and joint aches?

Musculoskeletal M.D: Any physician that is trained in musculoskeletal medicine. This can include an orthopedist or a physical medicine and rehabilitation specialist or a rheumatologist. Specifiaclly one that is trained in musculosksletal medicine and if possible fellowship trained. ...Read more

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Which type of physician should I see for hip pain and joint discomfort?

Which type of physician should I see for hip pain and joint discomfort?

Orthopedic surgeon: I assume you have already seen your pcp. If not start there, otherwise an orthopedic surgeon. ...Read more

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What kind of doctor should you see for hip pain?

What kind of doctor should you see for hip pain?

Depends: Depends on where the hip pain is located. If in the groin, it is likely the hip joint and that would require rheumatologist or orthopedic evaluation. If low on the side of the pelvis, it could be bursitis. ...Read more

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Severe hip pain for over a month. Should I visit a doctor?

Severe hip pain for over a month. Should I visit a doctor?

Yes: Many causes of hip pain are easy to diagnosed with a torough physical exam. Anytime you have severe pain and not sure of the cause, visit a doctor. If you had a trauma or think is a sport injury, see an orthopedist or sport medicine physician. If not then seek help with your primary doctor. ...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've been experiencing hip pain for over 6 months that wakes me upto ten times a night no pain relief has worked doctor thinks I may be opioid sensitiv?

You need to: Find the etiology of the pain. Is it arthritic? Is it a nerve entrapment? Taking pain killers to mask pain and not treat the cause is not helpful. ...Read more

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I don't have a family doctor should I just go to the er for this hip pain it is still the same?

NO: The ER will send you out to get an appt. With a physician. See a new local physician on your own and see if you need to see an orthopedic surgeon to clarify the diagnosis. It is bursitis vs arthritis ...Read more

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I been going to the doctor I have right hip pain for a long time and it feels like it is rubbing bone to bone?

Let explain: If your hip joint is wearing out and the bone rubbing against the bone, most likely you something surgical done.
Ask your doctor to refer you to orthopedic surgeon he will decide if you need any surgery done. Good luck. ...Read more

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What could a cause of my chronic hip pain be? Doctors have determined its not from my tendons, muscle, or bones from an MRI they took.

What could a cause of my chronic hip pain be? Doctors have determined its not from my tendons, muscle, or bones from an MRI they took.

SIJ: 30 yo male has chronic "hip" pain undiagnosed by MRI. Common cause is sacroiliac joint (SIJ) subluxation disorder, which is a joint hypermobility disorder absent inflammation & undetected by all imaging studies, including SPECT scans. Diagnosis is made by a fluoroscopic guided diagnostic block & evaluation by an Osteopath. SIJ disorder is epidemic amongst young male extreme sport enthusiasts. ...Read more

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Hip pain swelling and the inability to put weight on my leg. The doctor didn't do an xray. He claimed arthiritis should he have done n xray?

Hip pain swelling and the inability to put weight on my leg. The doctor didn't do an xray. He claimed arthiritis should he have done n xray?

Arthritis?: First off you should not have osteoarthritis at this age. If you do have arthritis them you should be treated. In any case an x-ray would be a minimum starting place. You may also need an mri. ...Read more