Hips hurt when I sit?

Not the hip joint. Usually it does not hurt to sit with hip arthritis. It may hurt to get up. Depending where it hurts it could be trochanteric bursitis if it hurts on the side of the pelvis; ischial bursitis or piriformis syndrome if it hurts on the bottom, coccyxgodynia if he pain is coming from the tailbone - called the coccyx. Sometimes for comfort you can cushion you gluteal region with a pillow.
Hip impingement. If you have pain in the hip and groin area while sitting, you may be suffering from femoroactabular impingement (fai). See a hip specialist.
Hips hurt. Hips hurting with sitting can occur with nonspecific swelling in the hip joint (synovitis) or with underlying osteoarthritis (oa).

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I've always been double jointed, so why do my hips hurt when I sit now?

Very flexable joints. Being double jointed means that you can bend your joints more than the average person. There are many misunderstandings when it comes to the meaning of being double jointed. This condition could the wear tear process in all the joint involved, so it lead to early arthritis. Read more...

My right side (near hip) hurts when I sit down to pee and also when I have sex?

The common motion. in these two activities is hip flexion possibly with abduction (moving away from body) and external rotation. This type of pain may be due to bursitis (though likely to also be tender to touch), iliotibial band tightness, or tendinitis of a gluteal muscle. Skilled examiners including Sports Medicine specialists can perform special examining motions to sort this out. I would make an appointment. Read more...

Does osteopenia hurt? My hip bones hurt when I sit or stand or lie down

Not usually but oste. Oporosis can b painful, mainly in the back. If u stress ur bones significantly u can have pain in the hips, knees, ankles, with osteopenia if u r not used 2 the stress. If u have it the best way 2 strengthen ur bones is 2 do weight bearing exercises. Start with a walking program, slowly increase the distance ; speed ;then add hills. This is easy 2 do, cheap ; can b done in ur neighborhood easily. Read more...
Usually not. Sounds more like degenerative arthritis in the hips or sacrum or si joints. Osteopenia doesn't generally cause pain. It makes fractures more likely and they hurt. Read more...