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Swelling and pain on the left hip when walking and if I put weight on it? What could it be?

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Dr. John Goldman
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Location -location

Where on the left hip is important.
The outside lateral pelvis is moro ofter due to bursitis. This is called trochanteric bursitis. Walking stresses this irritated area and hence you get pain. You evaluation would include finding pain over the outside where the bursa is when you press on the area. Therapy can be include physical therapy, exercises to strengthen the area and injections.

In brief: Location -location

Where on the left hip is important.
The outside lateral pelvis is moro ofter due to bursitis. This is called trochanteric bursitis. Walking stresses this irritated area and hence you get pain. You evaluation would include finding pain over the outside where the bursa is when you press on the area. Therapy can be include physical therapy, exercises to strengthen the area and injections.
Dr. John Goldman
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Dr. Steven Hill
Family Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: Arthritis

It might be arthritis but really you need to see a physician to be evaluated.

In brief: Arthritis

It might be arthritis but really you need to see a physician to be evaluated.
Dr. Steven Hill
Dr. Steven Hill
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