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What causes hip pain?

What causes hip pain?

Hip bursitis: It is likely that you have a condition called trochanteric bursitis of your hip--it is inflammation of the area surrounding the curve of the hip-thigh bone. Possibly resulted from excessive use/walking/running and/or laying on the side on a firm/hard surface too long. Hip arthritis and disc disease can cause hip pain as well. Motrin/aleve may help. If not better, consult doc for eval.
Good luck. ...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 causes hip pain?

What causes hip pain?

Hip pain: Causes of hip pain are very broad and long list. It needs to be properly investigated by a qualified physician to get a specific diagnosis. ...Read more

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How too cure hip pain?

How too cure hip pain?

Muscles!!!!: Think flesh=muscles/tissue and not bone/ligament/disc/nerves with chronic pain! Joints are designed to last a lifetime/100 years! Start self-care with a wellness program of vits, magnesium glycinate, sleep hygiene, exercise, self massage, chiropractor, yoga, heat, epsom tub soaking, and stretching. In my practice, I use acupuncture and myofascial tissue release with trigger points w lidocaine. ...Read more

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How to relieve hip pain?

Exercise: Most of hip pains are due to osteoarthritis. Over-weightiness and inactivity make hip-pain worse. Back-strengthening exercises and losing weight are helpful. Taking pain-killer should be the last resort. However, when the pain is severe and/or interferes with the lifestyle, it is wise to consider hip replacement surgery. If pain persists please consult a physician. ...Read more

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How can I ease hip pain?

How can I ease hip pain?

Variable: Anti inflammation meds, cane, crutches, injections, pt... ...Read more

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What can cause hip pain?

What can cause hip pain?

Many causes: One of the most common causes of hip pain. Is osteoarthritis. Oa is usually seen in middle and old age, I do not know your age.

Other causes include impingement syndromes, bursitis, muscle issues, snapping hip, trauma, transient osteoporosis, osteonecrosis or avn, and the list goes on.

I recommend that you see your pcp or an orthoedic surgeon. Www. Aaos. Org/findanortho/. ...Read more

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Hip pain after lying down?

Hip pain after lying down?

Bursitis v.arthritis: Hip pain after lying down could be a inflammatory problem with the bursa called bursitis. If the pain is worse with longer periods of lying down, it could be stiffness you are experiencing from an arthritic hip. First step is to see a doctor such as a physiatrist who will examine you and may require an x-ray. We may also recommend a trial of an anti-inflammatory. ...Read more

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What causes severe hip pain?

Several things: Severe pain should be evaluated soon. Possible causes include, severe osteoarthritis, ileopsoas or trochanteric bursitis, infected hip joint; known as septic arthritis, a vascular necrosis of the hip, and referred pain from your back. ...Read more

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Why do I have sharp hip pain?

Unclear: Not enough information, where exactly is the pain? When did it start? Was there an injury? What are your normal activities? The range of causes for someone your age is broad so more information is needed to make a diagnosis. ...Read more

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Why do I have sharp hip pain?

Why do I have sharp hip pain?

I do not know: Possible you injured your hip, or you have arthritis, or a tick bit you months ago and you have lymes, etc, etc. Without a good history and examination, theses would all be simple guesses. Best wishes. ...Read more

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What does hip pain feel like?

What does hip pain feel like?

Groin pain: The pain is typical felt in the groin with walking and certain types of rotation. Pulling up the foot and twisting the leg to look at the outside of the shoe will show restriction in motion or just be painful. ...Read more

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Any tipds to relieve hip pain?

Hip pain: Your hip pain could be from a variety of reasons. Depending on the cause of your pain will help determine the type of exercises to do to get relief. Generally speaking weight loss would be of benefit but oftentimes weight bearing may make it worse non weight bearing exercises such as swimming or stationary bike could be beneficial. I would see your pcp, : sports medicine doc or orthopedic physician. ...Read more

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What can cause severe hip pain?

What can cause severe hip pain?

Multiple causes: Hip pain can be from a number of causes in the joint, around the joint, or referred from the back. It is important to see an orthopedist who treats hips A through history and exam is needed. X-rays and possibly an MRI arthrogram may be ordered. ...Read more

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What may be causing my hip pain?

Hip pain: Several, from muscles, tendons, ligaments, soft tissues around the hip joint, or bone. Recommend consulting an orthopedic specialist for evaluation. ...Read more

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What could cause severe hip pain?

What could cause severe hip pain?

Many things: Here is the list - osteoarthritis, gout, strain, labral tear, inguinal hernia, sports hernia, avascular necrosis, bone contusion, tendonitis/bursitis, pinched nerve in lower back, etc.

As you can see, the list is pretty long. Remember, common things are common, so things like arthritis, strains/sprains and tendonitis tend to top the list.

Lastly, see your physician if the pain persists. ...Read more

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Hip pain does it affect the back?

The limp can: The limp can aggravate low back pain hip pain can radiate towards the back. ...Read more

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What to do for hip pain when I sit?

What to do for hip pain when I sit?

Hip Pain: Sitting presses the ball of the hip joint forcibly into the socket. In people with arthritis, this is not uncommon. Getting up from sitting is equally or more painful due to muscle contraction necessary to straighten up the hips to allow upright standing. Younger patients may have pain if there is a cartilage tear (similar to meniscus in knee). Try otc meds, but if persistent, may need MRI & ortho. ...Read more

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Help! What can cause hip pain at 25?

Help! What can cause hip pain at 25?

Long list: Hip bursitis, muscle strain, tendinitis, labral tear, infection, avn, disc herniation, . .... As you see there are many possibilities. Need more details to help you. ...Read more

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What can I do to fix sharp hip pain?

Hip pain: Depends on the cause of your sharp hip pin. Is it arthritis, labral tear, muscle injury, bursitis? Treatment is tailored to the cause. ...Read more

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What can I do about severe hip pain?

What can I do about severe hip pain?

Identify problem 1st: If you are experiencing hip pain, the first step is to identify the cause of the hip pain. An evaluation with your primary care physician or an orthopaedic surgeon, with xrays of your hip, should be considered. Depending on the cause, the pain can be treated a number of different ways, including medications, physical therapy, injections, and occasionally surgery. ...Read more

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What is causing hip pain after a fall?

The injury: You could of strained a muscle, or ligament. You could of fractured bone, you could of bruised bone or soft tissue. You could of caused nerve irritation.
After the fall, ice and an antiinflammatory are a good idea, if after 3 days there is still pain and discomfort a trip to the orthopedist is a good idea. ...Read more

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Hip pain what can I do to fell better?

Hip pain what can I do to fell better?

See details: Determine the cause of the pain first. See a rheumatologist. ...Read more

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How can one relieve back and hip pain?

Healthy lifestyle: Usually, a low-impact cardiovascular regimen with some core-strengthening exercise will help. Weight loss will help as well. ...Read more

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What could be the cause of my hip pain?

Need X-rays and eval: Many people believe they have hip pain when in truth they really have back pain. Your need to be evaluated by a physician and x rays need to be done. ...Read more

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How much should I worry about hip pain?

Depends: There are many factors an associated symptoms that will tell us how much this needs looke into and how to treat it. So please see your doctor. ...Read more

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How might I get relieved from hip pain?

Have it evaluated: First of all, has the hip been evaluated. Many people believe they have hip pain when in reality the pain originates in the lower back. If it is hip, then you want to know how severe it is. See an orthopedist. ...Read more

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What can cause inner and outer hip pain?

What can cause inner and outer hip pain?

Severl possibilites: These include arthritis, sciatica, bursitis and lumbar disc disease to name just a few. THerefore, I would recommend evaluation by Orthopedics who may be able to confirm the answer via imaging and hopefully use physical therapy or pool therapy and meds to quiet the pain without surgery.Our goal is to get you diagnosed and out of pain as easily as possible so you can live a full life. Keep me posted ...Read more

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What should I do about regular hip pain?

Need more info: Location? Groin, side of hip, buttock? Duration? How long have you had it? Was it from an injury? A fall, lifting boxes, after exercise, ? Do you have back pain with it? ...Read more

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Hip pain, what are some reasons for this?

Hip pain, what are some reasons for this?

Hip pain: There are many reasons for hip pain. It can be tendinitis, arthritis, stress fracture, muscle strain or tear. You can also get referred pain from a lumbar disc or an abdominal problem. ...Read more

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Need medical advice for severe hip pain!?

Need medical advice for severe hip pain!?

Depends: Depends on the location of the "hip." the term "hip" is often not specifically localizing, even for physicians. If pain in in the groin, actual hip joint may be involved. If pain is on the side, it may be bursitis. If pain is in the butt, other possibilities. This would have to be localized and then specific treatment of bursal injection, identification and assurance of no fx. ...Read more

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How do you work up and evaluate hip pain?

How do you work up and evaluate hip pain?

See a doctor: He or she will examine it and collect the details of the pain. There's no standard workup. An 80 year old patient with osteoporosis and a fall, will have a different workup then a 20 year old sexually active person with autoimmune disease. ...Read more

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Young woman with hip pain, what should I do?

Young woman with hip pain, what should I do?

Where?: Hip can be back, buttock, groin or side. So which is hurting? Rheumatologic evaluation should help. ...Read more

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What are ways to alleviate chronic hip pain?

Determine the cause.: The best way to alleviate chronic hip pain is to determine what is causing the pain. The cure is dependent on the cause. ...Read more

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Hip pain and it feels like I'm going to fall?

Pain is warning: Hi Bonnie649. At 32, the pain may be in the bursa that surrounds the hip joint or in the joint itself. Joint pain can trigger a reflexive muscle weakness; your body is trying to avoid damage to the painful part. Its OK to use tylenol (acetaminophen) or maybe Naproxen until you can schedule with your own practitioner who may want to refer you for imaging studies and consultation. ...Read more

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What are good exercises to ease your hip pain?

Hip pain: Your hip pain could be from a variety of reasons. Depending on the cause of your pain will help determine the type of exercises to do to get relief. Generally speaking weight loss would be of benefit but oftentimes weight bearing may make it worse non weight bearing exercises such as swimming or stationary bike could be beneficial. I would see your pcp, : sports medicine doc or orthopedic physician. ...Read more