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What would cause a feeling of heat in a small area at the top of my hip?

What would cause a feeling of heat in a small area at the top of my hip?

Inflammation soft: Uncertain where this "top" location is. In the body a hot area can mean inflammation. This could mean infection, it could be a swollen bursa or tendon, or a skin abcess. The outside of the pelvis lateral to the hip is usually bursitis. Hip pain is classically felt in the groin, but you usually can not feel the hip from there or any other external site. ...Read more

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What causes pain in joints? I'm 59 years old, male pain, peaks 12hrs. Lasts three days. No swelling, no feeling of heat in that area. Starts with a sense of stiffness. In a course of 6 weeks, has moved to hands, shoulders and hips. On a scale from 1-10 pain is

What causes pain in joints? I'm 59 years old, male pain, peaks 12hrs. Lasts three days. No swelling, no feeling of heat in that area. Starts with a sense of stiffness. In a course of 6 weeks, has moved to hands, shoulders and hips. On a scale from 1-10 pain is

Joint: Joint pain can be caused by a variety of rheumatologic conditions. Examples are osteoarthritis, or other types of inflammatory arthritis. Viral syndromes can also cause arthritis. Some medications or supplements can even cause joint discomfort. Joint pain would definitely be something a primary care would want to know about in order to fully evaluate and treat. ...Read more

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What could cause lower back pain that's worse on the right side and also causes pain towards the hip area? Icy hot and heating pad no help.

Back pain: Many possible causes as simple as a back strain or as much complicated ones such as spine patology of the lumbar spine produced by degenerative disc disease, arthitis of the facet joints, bulging disc, spondylolysthesis with or without spondylolysis, olso extra articular spine pathology such as kidney pathology:kidney stones, enlarged kidneys and olso diseases of the vessels such as dilatation of the a. ...Read more

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Tingling and burning feeling when sitting, hip, inner thigh and foot pain. Lasted 6+ weeks. No redness, feels better with heat and rest. What is it?

Could be the back: Consider having your back examined. The lumbar region of the back is where the roots to the nerve that supply the lower leg. An orthopedist, pain management specialist or neurologist may be a good consultation to consider. ...Read more

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Do I ice or use heat on my hip pain that was caused from Pilates?

Do I ice or use heat on my hip pain that was caused from Pilates?

Moist heat: The first 24-48 hours you are injured, use ice. Use moist heat to increase range of motion and blood flow to an area to speed up healing. If no moist heat is available use dry heat. Hope it helps. ...Read more

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Emphysema. Lower right pneumonia both top lungs no air sacs just broke hip right heat failure life expectancy? Never seen dr until now

Emphysema. Lower right pneumonia both top lungs no air sacs just broke hip right heat failure life expectancy? Never seen dr until now

Too complicated: You describe a serious illness. Far more must be known before a prognosis can be determined. Life expectancy is never known. Doctors don't have crystal balls - a probabilistic statement is the best we can ever do. ...Read more

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Which disease could cause severe hip pain, muscle weakness, hair and tooth loss, & light & heat sensitivity?

Which disease could cause severe hip pain, muscle weakness, hair and tooth loss, & light & heat sensitivity?

Possible thyroid: You might have a thyroid problem. You should see your physician to get a physical and blood test. ...Read more

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What is best to treat an arthritic hip, ice or heat?

What is best to treat an arthritic hip, ice or heat?

First ice: If you are having an acute inflammation, you want to decrease the swelling. That is why we usually recommend ice.

But, if it is a chronic condition, sometimes health helps increase the blood flow and improves the range of motion and stiffness. ...Read more

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I have had a vibrating sensation in my right hip for 3 days now, should I be concerned? It's not hurting so much as it annoys me. I also feel heat.

Seek medical eval: The combination of pain and heat as well as abnormal sensations suggests inflammation in your hip which could have many causes. Please see your doctor about this. ...Read more

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Should I avoid heat or ice after hip resurfacing? How should I care for the pain after my hip resurfacing? Should I use ice packs or heat? .

Ice and exercise: If you have had recent hip resurfacing surgery, ice and physical therapy are best to treat your pain. Heat should only be used for muscle soreness after the initial inflammation from surgery has subsided. ...Read more

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Heat radiating from hip down back of leg all the way to my foot.

Heat radiating from hip down back of leg all the way to my foot.

Possible disc: A herniated lumbar disc [pinched nerve] can cause varying sensations; some describe as pain, cramp, electric shock, burning and you describe heat. The path described certainly makes one think of a lumbar herniated disc or sciatica. While they can cause similar symptoms, the treatment is not exactly the same. ...Read more

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Been dancing for most of the night and now my hip hurts. Should I put ice or heat on it?

Been dancing for most of the night and now my hip hurts. Should I put ice or heat on it?

Ice generally: In the first 24 hours, you can apply ice to an injury, which will keep the swelling down that can be caused by a sprain and/or strain. After 24 hours, heat can be beneficial which can open up your pores, and allow more blood to flow in and out of the area and as well provide some basic musculature relief. If persisits, see dr. ...Read more

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I have pain at the bottom of my back/spin when walking or standing and when sitting its in my hips, I have applied heat rub and its not helping.

I have pain at the bottom of my back/spin when walking or standing and when sitting its in my hips, I have applied heat rub and its not helping.

Disc compression: Your symptoms point to disc compression. Get a proper exam by your doctor and get imaging studies to confirm diagnosis. After that you would have the option of choosing types of physical therapy to help you. Pl don't delay and feel better ...Read more

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I've had pain in my left hip for over 2 months. Worse when I sit for a while and go to stand. I've had a heat/wet sensation in my leg on a few occasio?

See Doctor: You could have a bursitis or there are many other thoughts and each has to be ruled out. Need a good history. Do you exercise or smoke best to see your doctor for a thorough evaluation ...Read more

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Calf heat. Hip pain.

Calf heat. Hip pain.

See below: This actually sounds like sciatica or pain from an irritated nerve root in your lumbar spine. If your leg is hot, swollen, or tender to touch behind the knee or calf then a clot is more likely. I would recommend seeing your physician asap just to be sure. ...Read more

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Is ice or heat better for a lower back pinch nerve that effects my right hip?

Is ice or heat better for a lower back pinch nerve that effects my right hip?

Likely not a pinched: Is there a ropey muscle and a very tender knot in your butt muscle? If so, find the knot and push on it to make it smaller. If this helps your pain, this is not a pinched nerve. Learn more about myofascial pain www. Blatmanhealthandwellness. Com ...Read more

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I feel a heating sensation in my left hip. Its coming and going, wen putting weight on the left leg or walkg fast it comes. I m 34 years ve a son?

I feel a heating sensation in my left hip. Its coming and going, wen putting weight on the left leg or walkg fast it comes. I m 34 years ve a son?

Arthritis: Sounds like, but could be referred pain from lumbar disc bulging if back pain too, if overweight or smoke much more likely, could just be a strain, if persist over 2 weeks or worse get an xray and mri which shows the joint much better and tissues not just bones ...Read more

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Do I ice or heat for bursitis in right hip had a cortisone shot 2 days ago. Not better yet?

Do what feels best: The corticosteroid shot you had is a long acting but slow release medication-after 2 days we typically expect the medication is just beginning to take effect and it may take a week to really kick in. If you don't feel any improvement at 2 weeks, you should talk to your doctor about other options. Pt or home stretching and strengthening may help. Good luck! ...Read more

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Pain with soreness both hips, thighs, calfs, butt. Ongoing 2 weeks now rest, medicine, heat, ice don't seem to work? What can I do?

Missing information: What happened 2 weeks ago? Were you injured? Start a new exercise program? Change job? Lifting heavy objects?
In any case, as a general rule, symptoms that appear on both sides of the body without an obvious reason can be caused by one of two things:
1. A spine related problem
2. A systemic (medical) problem
i would go see a pcp before seeing an orthopaedic surgeon. ...Read more

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I have lower disk problems for about ten years. I worked tues and when I woke up wed. I had pain in my hips, lower back, and legs. It is now thurs. And I have used a heat pad with no change. What else can I do?

I: I would recommend rest, physical therapy (mckenzie exercises - please see my facebook page) and non steroid anti-inflammatory (NSAID) medication (please check with your doctor before starting them). If this does not help you should see your primary care doctor and/or spine specialist. Good luck! ...Read more

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I have anklosing spondylitis sir my hip joint stiff waht can I do? I apply heat daily Any other option can help me fast

I have anklosing spondylitis sir my hip joint stiff waht can I do? I apply heat daily Any other option can help me fast

AS is a serious-: -disease and affects hips, SI joint as well as the spine. It also can have respiratory ramifications. @ 30 you are young for a replacement. Best advice is to seek out an MD who specializes in AS. Perhaps a rheumatologist. There' are medications to treat this along with activity modification. ...Read more

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I have had a lot of hip pain lately on my right side. Cramping in my leg. Sometimes it hurts so bad I do ice and heating pad. Please help me.

I have had a lot of hip pain lately on my right side. Cramping in my leg. Sometimes it hurts so bad I do ice and heating pad. Please help me.

Sciatica: True sciatica is leg pain that shoots from back, down the leg past the knee. This mimics the path of the sciatic nerve, thus it's name. Mri of the spine would be diagnostic. I would surmise given the hip and calf pain, that this is more likely pinched nerve than a problem with both hip and knee (less common). If persistent, get into a spine/pain doc for an evaluation. No need to hurt so badly. ...Read more

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Cortizonesteroid injection for a pulled femar muscle, is this safe? 84 years old man had an injection last thrusday on left side of hip. Skin is tender to the touch has been laying on side with heating pain. Leg feels as if it is locked up. He has been

If: If the skin is tender to the touch then may he is suffering from an infection at the injection site. His leg feeling "locked up" is a worrisome sign. Maybe the injection hit a nerve, which is now partially damaged. Regardless of the possible causes of his symptoms he should be evaluated by his doctor right away or be seen in the er if he has a fever or worsening pain.
Lastly, to answer your question the cortisone injection typically takes about 24 hours to reach full effect.
I hope he is better soon. ...Read more