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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

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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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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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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Finger joint swelling/redness,fever,fatigue,back shoulder hip pain/stiff and muscle aches. ANA pos,RF neg,other tests normal. Possibilities?

Finger joint swelling/redness,fever,fatigue,back shoulder hip pain/stiff and muscle aches. ANA pos,RF neg,other tests normal. Possibilities?

Several things: In young women finger swelling,fever,stiffness,muscle aches ,other joint pain can be the onset of lupus,Rheumatoid arthritis (RA test does not have to be positive). Other less common connective tissue diseases and even some infections can do this. A Rheumatologist should be able to work this out.Not all tests are positive early. ...Read more

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Everything seemed to occur over a week's period. Pain in both feet, aching fingers on left hand, knee joint pain, on and odd hip pain, and now I have a pain in left kidney area. Had the runs this morning and feel generally out of it. Any theories whats ha

Lots of symptoms: Flu? Do you have any history of autoimmune disease such as lupus or any type of migratory arthropathy? Is there any history of gout? Have you been exposed to tick borne illnesses or a area endemic to tickborne illness is? Do you have any infections, rashes, skin lesions? Do you have weakness or numbness in any extremity? ...Read more

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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

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Pain in hip joint right leg, also aching in lower right leg for a week. I am 60, have diabetes. Lower leg aching in front, to outside of shin bone.?

Sciatica?: You may be suffering from sciatica, that is, leg pain from a lumbar spine problem. Other diagnostic possibilities include diabetic neuropathy(amyotrophy), or vascular problems. If these symptoms persist or are associated with fever, weight loss, or other symptoms, you should consult with your physician. ...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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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


Dr. Bruce Weisbrot
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Joint Aches (Definition)

Discomfort emanating from the connection between two bones ...Read more