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Why does somewhere around my right hip hurt when I bend my body or sit down, also it feels numb too?

Why does somewhere around my right hip hurt when I bend my body or sit down, also it feels numb too?

Many things: Jane - the most common cause of hip discomfort is osteoarthritis. With that being said hip plain can have multiple causes including problems with the hip joint, fluid sacs, nerves and muscles around the hip/lower back. The best place to start is wish a visit to your physician. If you would like to talk more visit me at. Https://www. Healthtap. Com/experts/12663165-dr-patrick-kohlitz ...Read more

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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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lower right back and hip pain. Hurts to walk, sit, bend over, lay down. Pain in front of the hip at points. Motrin and baclofen didn't help.?

lower right back and hip pain. Hurts to walk, sit, bend over, lay down. Pain in front of the hip at points. Motrin and baclofen didn't help.?

Urgent care clinic: Your symptoms require an examination and probable x-rays. I suggest immediate UC clinic evaluation today. ...Read more

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Why does my hip hurt only when I lay down?

Why does my hip hurt only when I lay down?

? Bursitis: You may have a form of bursitis, an inflammation of the area at the side of your hip, where the bone is prominent. You may be lying on that area. ...Read more

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When I sit for a long time my hip hurt what do that mean?

When I sit for a long time my hip hurt what do that mean?

May have: You may have arthritis of some type. If it continues to bother you, see your doctor. ...Read more

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Hip pain when I sit or lie down. What can help with the pain?

Hip pain when I sit or lie down. What can help with the pain?

Need eval: It is not normal to have hip pain when at rest. This should be evaluated to identify the source of the problem and to get appropriate treatment. It can be muscular, but may be stemming form the the hip joint or the lumbar spine. Treatment varies based in the source of the problem. While awaiting eval, topical ice or heat can be helpful and otc pain relievers can be tried. ...Read more

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I have hip pain immediately after sitting down on a chair but when I slouch it doesn't hurt, what's going on?

I have hip pain immediately after sitting down on a chair but when I slouch it doesn't hurt, what's going on?

Possible arthritis: You should be evaluated by an orthopaedic surgeon who specializes in the treatment of hip pain. Positional pain such as you describe is often due to an arthritic process. Sitting places the hip in more flexion, and slouchiing, though bad for overall posture, decreases the bendingat the hip. The injury/arthritis is likely in the anterior or front of the hip. Xrays and possibly an mra is warranted. ...Read more

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Bilateral hip pain every time I sit on my couch. Hurts entire time I sit. Doesn't hurt if I sit in a hard wooden chair. Would a firmer couch help?

What is hip pain?: True hip joint pain typically causes pain in the groin. Buttock pain may be related to the low back or si joint. Outer buttock/thigh pain can be related to greater trochanteric bursitis, iliotibial band syndrome or other local musculotendonous problems. Either way, recommend you get checked. ...Read more

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Why does my left leg and hip hurt when I lay down? What should I do?

Why does my left leg and hip hurt when I lay down? What should I do?

Trocanteric bursitis: It's a classic symptom that happens when people lay on their side and their hip is inflamed at the trochanteric bursa (a fluid filled sac) that helps the tissues in the area move more easily. People commonly complain of waking up because of the pain. Anti-inflammatories, stretching, and alternating ice and heat compresses can help. If it doesn't improve, see your doctor. ...Read more

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Hip pain when sitting or laying down. When laying pain goes down leg and leg hurts then wil go almost numb?

Hip pain when sitting or laying down. When laying pain goes down leg and leg hurts then wil go almost numb?

See below: Based on your description you could have herniated disk with sciatica. See your doctor to confirm. ...Read more

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I get this weird lower hip pain that seems to to go to the side of my calf and shin. Hurts worse when lying down. What could it be?

Thigh with calf pain: Pain in that area is typically from a nerve injury or part of the muscle fascial complex on the lateral part ot f the hip and thigh which helps pull your leg away from the midline. Either can be worsened by certain positions including the supine position ...Read more

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I have hip pain all the time now. When I sit in a car or chair for about 1/2 hour I can barely walk. The leg has an achy feeling all the way down.?

Hip arthritis.: May people say they have hip pain when they really have back pain. If your pain is in the groin and radiates down the front of the thigh, it is likely your hip. You need to see your doctor and obtain appropriate x rays. ...Read more

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Been having hip pain off and on last two weeks. More on now than off. Hurts to sit, walk and lay for awhile. What could cause it. Do Have old knee injury?

Been having hip pain off and on last two weeks. More on now than off. Hurts to sit, walk and lay for awhile. What could cause it. Do Have old knee injury?

Muscles? Nerves?: This might not be your hip bone or joint. It could be various muscles and/or nerves. A physical therapist, massage therapist, chiropractor, doctor may help Dx and offer treatment. Look up psoas and pirformis online to see if it rings a bell. There are more! ...Read more

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Throbbing bilateral hip pain. Outer hips, goes down outer side thighs and wraps around into buttocks. Lying supine hurts hips. Sitting hurts, too. Why?

Lower back: Pain is that distribution suggest a lumbar spine rather than a hip issue. Doc may suggest to you that it is a trochanteric bursitis but more like it is referred pain from the back. ...Read more

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Extremely bad hip pain. Mom has bad hips I'm only 16. Hurts so bad I want to cry. It happens once and a while in both hips and goes down to knee.

Extremely bad hip pain. Mom has bad hips I'm only 16. Hurts so bad I want to cry. It happens once and a while in both hips and goes down to knee.

Hip pains: Considering your age of 16 and the intensity of pain you need further evaluation by an orthopedist or rheumatologist with xrays and other investigations as indicated by clinical exam. ...Read more

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While running on the treadmill, I felt a pop in my right hip. After, my hip hurt on the outside. I can stand/sit without pain. Walking hurts? What

While running on the treadmill, I felt a pop in my right hip. After, my hip hurt on the outside. I can stand/sit without pain. Walking hurts? What

Trochanteric bur-: -sitis is a common problem. If it hurts 2 push on the prominence of the hip at the side as well as trouble sleeping on that side, it's a good bet that's what it is. Usually hurts 2 walk up inclines or hills. Ice after exercise & NSAIDS if able to take them. If persistent, see an orthopedic surgeon. ...Read more

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Mid and lower back pain pops all the time and pight side hip pain hurts if I sit too long or walk a lot, what could be wrong? Going on months now.

Back Pain: Very common condition due to improper position and chronic strain. Will not go away immediately and slowly start stretching the back with yoga exercises- gentle stretch, avoid soft chair and bed, keep a good posture at all times, ice and get gentle massage when in pain. Firm beds are helpful to wake up pain free in the morning. Swimming is best exercise for back pain. ...Read more

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I have develped sudden deep hip pain shoots from butt down my leg, no injury, no medication. Hurts to walk, bend, lift. Resting has a burning pain too?

I have develped sudden deep hip pain shoots from butt down my leg, no injury, no medication. Hurts to walk, bend, lift. Resting has a burning pain too?

Sciatica?: Could be sciatica, but please reread the HealthTap policy on public questions: Doctors' answers to public questions are not intended for diagnosis, treatment or prescription. You're asking for a diagnosis. My reply to your post is not a diagnosis, just a suggestion of a possibility. For a real diagnosis, HealthTap is not a substitute for a live doctor in a brick-and-mortar office. ...Read more

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Lower right side back and hip pain. Went to the ER and CT and urine were clear. This is a male. He can't walk or sit. He can't lay down comfortably.?

Lower right side back and hip pain. Went to the ER and CT and urine were clear. This is a male. He can't walk or sit. He can't lay down comfortably.?

Osteopath: Often, problems like this can be effectively treated with osteopathic manipulation. Look for a competent D.O. In your area. ...Read more