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Why Do My Hips Hurt When I Sleep On My Side
I have pain where my leg bends in the front of the hip. When I sit and then stand it hurts. I sleep on my side and my hip wakes me hurting.?
Several causes: You may have arthritis of the hip. Laying on ones aside presses on the trochanteric bursa, and you may have bursitis there. But it also pushes the hip more so, which can exacerbate hip arthritis. Both should be ruled out. There are many more, but these are most common. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My hips hurt so bad they pop in & out when i walk i can't sleep on my side they hurt constantly without relief. I'm a lil overweight but not much help?
U need 2 check : That bilateral hip pain by a physical exam & x-rays of ur hips. U may suffer from bilateral hip arthritis, even though u r young, u need 2 rule that out. No MRI or ct scan but x-rays. Ask ur doc 4 ibuprofen, avoid "painkillers" like vicodin, etc. No physical therapy before u know what going on with ur hips. Losing weight and swimming would b great. Best wishes 4 feeling better soon. ...Read more
Med eval.: I don't know how long you have had the hip pain for or if it has been medically evaluated. If it is at all chronic, would encourage you to have it medically evaluated. Acupuncture is often helpful for musculoskeletal pain. Additionally, depending on cause a 4 " or greater depth memory foam mattress topper can make sleep much more comfortable with hip pain. ...Read more
I can never get sleep because whenever I sleep on my sides, my sides/hips start to hurt. I've never had this problem before until about 4 months ago.
Pain: You need evaluation to determine and treat the cause of pain on your sides ...Read more
48F advan osteo. Both hips but so bad can't sleep hurt to wlk r stnd hrts bad to lay flat but to lay on both sides please help ASAP can't take n e mor?
Team approach: You are suffering quite a bit, especially if you cannot sleep. What is your Ht, Wt? What RX, therapies, physical therapy have you tried? Pain mainly in your hips? Does this run in your family? Can't take meds like ibuprofen & naproxen since you are on Pepcid (famotidine)? Chronic pain creates risk of narcotic addiction too. Team approach: primary physician, pain management, ortho, psychol, Physical therapist. ...Read more
Why does my right hip hurt if i lay on my right side to sleep i alternate positions thru the nite so i don't sleep on just one side or position?
Bursitis: Lateral (on the side) hip pain at your age is most likely a bursitis or something called iliotibial band tendonitis (itb). There is a band of tissue that goes from your knee to above your hip. The tissue can snap across the outside hip bone (greater trochanter) and cause pain. We see this in runners but other people can also get it. It is treated with physical therapy and maybe an injection. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have to run over every two hours when i sleep because my hip hurts first one side and then the other what is that?
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