What type of physician should I see for hip pain and joint aches?

Musculoskeletal M.D. Any physician that is trained in musculoskeletal medicine. This can include an orthopedist or a physical medicine and rehabilitation specialist or a rheumatologist. Specifiaclly one that is trained in musculosksletal medicine and if possible fellowship trained.

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Severe hip pain for week and a half. Feels like it could be a nerve or joint pain that radiates from my hip/buttock/to upper right leg.

Sciatica. It is very likely you have sciatica. The sciatic nerve can be irritated with by many things. Recommend NSAIDs, exercise and ab strengthening. Sleep and sit on hard NOT soft surfaces. If not better definitive treatment is medrol dose pak and/or PT. . Read more...

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Why won't my doctors test me for a joint infection with my hip pain?

Indicated? It may not be indicated to test for infection. Conditions like traumatic fracture, infection, tuberculosis, inflammation, blood in the joint, gout, and other joint conditions are tested for based on the clinical presentation. If you still concerned, ask your doctor if he or she thinks infection is a possibility. Read more...
Rare . Infection in a non-replaced joint is extremely rare in adults. It is not indicated. Read more...