Hip Arthritis

Osteoarthritis is also known as wear and tear arthritis. It is a common condition that develops due to aging. It can affect any joints in the body but can occur more commonly in the hips region. It causes pain and stiffness, difficulty in doing work such as bending down, walking, and taking a chair. It is treated by taking medications, physical therapy, and lifestyle modification.

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Why do I have pain above right hip?

Query: Dear doctor, I am having pain above my right hip. It feels a little swollen and a little pain in my lower back above the right hip. I can feel the pain more when taking a breath. My lower back feels like it is burning. Give me any advice.  Read Full »


Dr. Vaibhav Ramesh Gandhi

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have studied your case. As per your history, there can be hip arthritis which can be degenerative or due to avascular necrosis of femoral head (AVN). I will advise you to take an x-ray of hip again and you can consult me with the reports or with your doctor. After cl...  Read Full »

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