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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
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 what's 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 an 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
Orthopedic surgeon: I assume you have already seen your pcp. If not start there, otherwise an orthopedic surgeon. ...Read more
Severe hip pain for week and a half. Feels like it could be a nerve or joint pain that radiates from my hip/buttock/to upper right leg.
Several tender swollen lymph nodes in neck for 6 weeks each side. Blood test normal. Intense hip pain and knee pain. Is the joint pain related?
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
I've had swollen hard red lumps on my lower legs for a couple of weeks now & severly aching joints (hips, knees & ankles) my ankles are now swollen an?
Lumps aching joints: F of unknown age or location or medical Hx notes: I've had swollen hard red lumps on my lower legs for a couple of weeks now & severly aching joints (hips, knees & ankles) my ankles are now swollen an? ANS: Many things can do. Do u live with ticks carrying Lyme disease? Are you in age range/location for acute rheumatic fever? Always provide at least this information. See local Dr now. ...Read more
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
Rare : Infection in a non-replaced joint is extremely rare in adults. It is not indicated. ...Read more
I am experiencing hip pain, difficulty walking and knee pain. The following also describe me: Joint stiffness, low WBC, 1.7 neutrophil count and high NRBC automated count 0.3 /100 WBC. I have MGUS, the doctor is not concerned.
Abnormal ANA results, doctor did a rheumatoid factor test and it came back borderline (14) i have very dry eyes and a constant fluctuating fever of 37.7-38.7nearly every day and night, swollen hands aching joints&numbness in hands arms legs&feet?
Arthritis: What is the question. Complex history. Please discuss with your Dr. Then come back to us with a question we can answer. ...Read more
I’m 16 and I’ve had knee joint pain for for a while, mostly in the winter under cold weather. It’s an intense ache. I’m not sure what’s wrong, and I don’t want to see the doctor if it isn’t anything I should be concerned about. Should I see a doctor?
Get it checked out: Hi Margaret, This has been going on for a while so evaluation is necessary. Most doctors are trained to do a simple routine of physical maneuvers that will define the problem. Further workup might include X-ray or MRI. Most knee problems are not surgical and your doctor could point you to effective physiotherapy. ...Read more
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
I hav rt hip joint pain wd lower back ache n left knee difficilty in bent n daily activity suspect to pregnancy NT confirmd yet didn use any anakgesic?
Well, well: You didn't say why you think you're pregnant or if your back ache came on with your last menstrual cycle. If your period is late, take a home pregnancy test. If you have risk for ectopic pregnancy get an evaluation immediately at the emergency room. However, more commonly, back ache and knee pain can be a disc problem for which you would see a musculo-skeletal doctor or chiropractor. ...Read more
My 4 year old has complained of hip pain for over a year. Her pediatrician dismisses it. Should we see a pediatric orthopaedic doctor instead?
Talk to pediatrician: I would go back to the pediatrician and in a nice way try to explain that this is very concerning to you and would like to get an orthopedic opinion for piece of mind. Multiple visits for this problem at the pediatrician's office will surely make the pediatrician think this does need a referral ...Read more
If it persists: If it persists or worsens over time, it's time to visit your doctor. ...Read more
If better, optional: If getting worse, then yesGet a more detailed answer ›
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
Been experiencing grinding, popping feeling in my knees while walking and now hip pain at night. When I lose weight can my joints repair themselves?
Weight has a: Great effect on joints and even a ten pound difference can make a huge difference in the forces on a joint. Joints have the ability to repair or heal if the problem has not gone too far. But even a joint that has reached a point of no full return to a perjury status can benefit from reduced force (weight) all day and every day. ...Read more
Doctor can examine: Throat pain can be from strep throat infection (antibiotics are needed), a cold or influenza (antibiotics usually not used), or from some other cause such as allergies or irritants. Usually, a person sees a doctor if the sore throat is bothersome, recurrent, or doesn't go away quickly (mainly to see about antibiotics). Most doctors have rapid strep tests that take 5 minutes in the office. ...Read more
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