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Help I'm dying of pain. I've had front hip pain on and off for a year. Some days I'm fine other days I'm in severe pain...Vicodin and ibuprofen aren't?

Help I'm dying of pain. I've had front hip pain on and off for a year. Some days I'm fine other days I'm in severe pain...Vicodin and ibuprofen aren't?

Hip pain: You need to see an orthopedic surgeon and a Pain doctor. Medication management in the current toxic is going to be very difficult - the negative view on opioids that is being manifested prevents folks like you from getting proper care for pain. ...Read more

Ibuprofen (Definition)

Ibuprofen is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (nsaid). It works by reducing hormones that cause inflammation and pain in the body. Ibuprofen is used to reduce fever and treat pain or inflammation caused by many conditions such as headache, toothache, back pain, arthritis, menstrual ...Read more


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Will ibuprofen 800mg make me sleepy taking them for hip pain I was born with spastic cerebral palsy?

Will ibuprofen 800mg make me sleepy taking them for hip pain I was born with spastic cerebral palsy?

IBP is an NSAID &z: -should have no effect on your sleep. @ that dose, B sure your stomach can tolerate it. Also you should check with your MD about it also that is the max dose/24hrs. ...Read more

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Does naproxen work any better than ibuprofen or alieve to alleviate back and hip pain? Why does my back/hip pain allternate from one side to the other

Does naproxen work any better than ibuprofen or alieve to alleviate back and hip pain? Why does my back/hip pain allternate from one side to the other

Personal: For reasons that are not very well understood diff people respond diff to diff anti-inflammatories. While one person may get relief from one, another may get almost no benefit and relief from the other. As to why your pain alternates that is very diff to answer without more info, but often if we have pain we favor one side & overuse the other. As one side gets better the other hurts. ...Read more

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Hip pain radiating into groin left hip he of osteoarthritis knees and back. How to relieve pain? Allergic to ibuprofen

Hip pain radiating into groin left hip he of osteoarthritis knees and back. How to relieve pain? Allergic to ibuprofen

See ortho: In the meanwhile, tell me what kind of reaction you had to ibuprofen so that I can give you other option in relieving your pain. Most people can tolerate Celebrex (celecoxib) with a history of NSAID reactions but it is likely to be more expensive. ...Read more

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19yo F: Chiro believes left hip pain & weakness from bursitis (horse rider w/ many falls). Ibuprofen & ice=no help. Best form of treatment? How to DX?

Followup: If it does not get better, consider seeing a medical doctor in followup. Hip bursitis can cause pain but usually not weakness. A sciatica can cause similar symptoms as well. A detailed exam and possibly an MRI will confirm the correct diagnosis and let you know the best treatment options. ...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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I've been taking ibprofen for hip pain / sore muscles can I assume there is inflamation and how long should I keep taking them until pain goes away?

I've been taking ibprofen for hip pain / sore muscles can I assume there is inflamation and how long should I keep taking them until pain goes away?

Not always the right: Assumption. C an Ortho & get an exam & possible imaging. Once U have a diagnosis, follow his/her plan of care. ...Read more

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Heavy pain left calf and shin. Doc gave me steroid shot left hip. Pain subsided. Now pain in left heal/bottom of foot. What can cause this?

The shot... maybe: If, in the process of injecting your hip, the tip of the needle touched the sciatic nerve, that would explain referred pain in your heel and foot. If this is the case, it should resolve over time. I would certainly report this new finding to the doctor who gave you the shot.

Hope this helps. Feel better! ...Read more

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Heavy pain in left calf and shin, deep inside leg. Doctor gave me steroid shot in left hip. Pain stopped in 3 days. Heal/bottom foot now herts?

It is possible: You were applying to much stress to the foot due to your original pain and as a result developed plantar fascitiis. But my recommendation would be to follow up with thet doctor who gave you the shot. ...Read more

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I have a friend who is saying that she is feeling sharp pains around the hip area and is starting to get a sharp pain 4mg of Advil (ibuprofen)

I have a friend who is saying that she is feeling sharp pains around the hip area and is starting to get a sharp pain 4mg of Advil (ibuprofen)

If: If your friend is still dealing with hip pain then she should see a doctor. If she was in an accident, fell, or suffered trauma for any reason then she could be dealing with muscle pain, or even a fracture. A detailed history, physical, and diagnostic testing which may include an x-ray are in order. In the meantime over the counter advil or tylenol (acetaminophen) may help, follow the instructions on the package for dosage information. ...Read more

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I have been experiencing pain in my lower back/hip area. It is most painful in the morning. Advil (ibuprofen) helps, but I am worried something is wrong.?

I have been experiencing pain in my lower back/hip area. It is most painful in the morning. Advil (ibuprofen) helps, but I am worried something is wrong.?

Back and hip pain.: You are very young and it seems you are an avid skier. Back and hip pain are very common when a person wakes up because sleep positions can aggravate nerves in the lumbosacral region of the lower back. You are young and active and you should be assessed for lumbar sacral problems. Good luck ...Read more

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Does ibuprofen help hip flexor strain and should I take every day?

Does ibuprofen help hip flexor strain and should I take every day?

Short term treatment: Yes.
Anti inflammatory medications (like ibuprofen) can be very useful for an acute musculoskeletal injury. But not forever. Giving it a try, preferably with food, 3 times a day for a few days, as well as ice or heat (whichever feels better) and gentle stretching of the area until it feels better is usually enough. But it is not safe for every day, unless recommended by your doctor, past 1 month. ...Read more

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Sharp pain left hip standing to long when I lift heavy objects. And job requires me to lift heavy objects. Took ibuprofen and iced does not help.

See medical provider: Sharp hip pain in a 23 year old can be several things. I would start by seeing a medical provider and getting hip x-rays. The x-rays may show nothing or possible small bone build up (impingement). After trying ibuprofen and ice, you may benefit from physical therapy or an MRI to evaluate the hip in more detail for a cartilage tear. You may also benefit from work restrictions until improved. ...Read more

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My question is my hip is killing and do you think it's from sciatica nerve is there anything I can do I been taking ibuprofen no help and it's numb?

Hip pain: Diabetic patient do have knee and hip arthritis that can cause localized pain in hip and knee joint. Sciatica, piriformis syndrome and diabetic radiculopathy not only cause hip pain but also cause post thig, calf and lower back pain. ...Read more

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How long should I rest? I am a distance runner (half marathons) and I have been having pain in my hip flexor. In the mornings it is hard to walk until I down some ibuprofen. I ran a half marathon last weekend and I am still in quite a bit of pain in th

It: It will be tough to completely rest the hip flexor and keep up your fitness. You can try some less demanding activities during the "rest" period. Try riding a stationary bike with no to low resistance. If your feeling deep groin pain, you may want to have your hip labrum checked out. Could be a labral tear. ...Read more

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Had a steroid shot in hip yesterday due to bursitis and the pain is so bad today it hurts to walk. I've taken 600 mg ibuprofen but no help?

I advise you: To call or see your physician. You should not have such pain in the normal trochanteric bursitis treatment. Actually you should expect good response. In the face of recent steroid contamination, one need to be vigilant to the worst case scenario. More pain is not a good sign. Good luck. ...Read more

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I'm having a sharp stabbing pain in my hip/pelvis and its bothering me. I haven't done anything to it. Ice, heat, advil, (ibuprofen) nothing works. Help please!

Pelvic pain: You should be looked at by a health care provide asap to check ovaries, infection GI or musculoskeletal causes. Right lower abdominal pain and fever should be check to rule out appendix problems. ...Read more

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Costochondritis and bilateral hip bursitis for a year, take 3 Advil (ibuprofen) every day, use ice. Will it ever go away? Should I see rheum dr? ANA and RF negati

Costochondritis and bilateral hip bursitis for a year, take 3 Advil (ibuprofen) every day, use ice. Will it ever go away? Should I see rheum dr? ANA and RF negati

See details: By all means, see a rheumatologist. Hip bursitis is often misdiagnosed and is often related to lumbar spine disease. Certain spine issues can be related to chest wall tenderness. ...Read more

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Lower back, right hip and side pain from within my body. Numbness on my buttock and upper thigh. I have taken ibuprofen to relieve the pain everyday. When I don't take the ibuprofen, I wake up daily with this pain. Have had this pain for about 3 wks.

Your: Your pain may be arising from a pinched nerve, facet joint in your back, hip, etc. I would recommend seeing your primary care doctor. Usual treatment would include, rest, anti-inflammatories (which your on), physical therapy, steroid injections and sometimes surgery. Good luck! ...Read more

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I 34 and have ostepena in my hip in back and really fracture high risk woke up with my swollen red and hurts really bad to advil (ibuprofen)?

??: Kind of unclear as to what is happening here
do not really know what is swollen and hurts

osteopenia in a 34 year old is not good but is prbably not causing redness swelling and pain where ever it may be

get your vit d level checked. ...Read more

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I have severe pain between my hips. Painful testicles. Aching muscles, knees and ankles. Sore gums and throat. Ibuprofen takes away the symptoms.

I have severe pain between my hips. Painful testicles. Aching muscles, knees and ankles. Sore gums and throat. Ibuprofen takes away the symptoms.

Varies: Ibuprofen is an anti-inflammatory and so the idea that it works suggests there may be an inflammatory component to it. It can be as simple as the myalgia a and arthralgias that can come around a viral infection, or it could be something more serious. I would not hesitate to be seen for it. ...Read more

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Can taking ibuprofen for pain related to a hip labral tear and bilateral moderate hip oa lead to worsening of the oa?

Can taking ibuprofen for pain related to a hip labral tear and bilateral moderate hip oa lead to worsening of the oa?

Pain: No actually Ibuprofen is drug of choice in oa. Also da better u feel the more light activity u can do which will improve the oa. Labral tear should heal w time as well but I ur a sports person u might want to get it tacked down. ...Read more

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Back strain, seemed resolving/exercise worse plus new hip flexor pain. Ibuprofen causing persistent heartburn other anti-inflam/pain options?

Lumbar. Pain: Taking any over the counter meds like ibuprofen, aleve, aspirin, may cause heartburn, so. U make sure u take the dose on a full stomach, alternatively use over the counter meds such as Zantac, (ranitidine) cimetidine, orprevacid. Get up with a physiotherapist to be shown proper stretching as well as isometric strenthening or core muscles. ...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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