Hip Joint Pain

Hip joint pain occurs due to physical discomfort affecting the hip. It can be mild to severe. Hip joint pain occurs due to several health conditions such as arthritis, hip fracture, bursitis, tendinitis, muscle strain, hip labial tear, and osteonecrosis. The symptoms presenting along with hip pain are discomfort in the thighs, groin, and buttocks. It is managed by icing the affected region, giving rest, and taking pain-relieving medications.

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What could be done for sciatica-like pain?

Query: Hello doctor, My 49 year old mother has a severe (sciatica-like) leg pain. There is also pain below the knee and at the back of the leg. The pain is an extreme burning sensation kind of pain. It sometimes moves to the hips. The pain increases when she sits or tries to walk. She is taking a pain ki...  Read Full »


Dr. Devavrat Harihar Nene

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. A sciatica-like pain can respond to physiotherapy and rehabilitative exercises. I suggest she try tablet Lyrica (Pregabalin) 75 mg at night. It is a little expensive one, but a good medicine. The other option is to take tablet Pregaba-M (a combination of Pregabalin and...  Read Full »

What is the reason for my severe back pain and pain in the hip, buttocks, and thigh?

Query: Hello doctor, I had lower back pain which was not bad at first. After a few weeks, it has gotten worse. I have a pain in the hip, buttocks, and thigh as well now. I recently joined work, and I cannot perform at work as the pain is unbearable.  Read Full »


Dr. Chandra Prakash Tanwar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. You have been suffering from a lower backache that is radiating to the buttocks and thigh. It seems to be due to a nerve compression which is the cause. You need to see an orthopedician for that. An X-ray of the lumbar spine should be done and an MRI lumbar spine also,...  Read Full »

How to recover from plantar fasciitis and hip pain?

Query: Hello, I am 60 years old. I have had plantar fasciitis for one year and two months. It is getting better, but I wanted a second opinion on my MRI done two months ago. Also, for the past two weeks, I have had hip pain from the groin to the outer part of the hip in a semi-circle. It is painful to get...  Read Full »


Dr. Atul Prakash

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through your reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity). As far as the plantar fasciitis is concerned, there is evidence on the MRI suggesting some edema on the plantar fascia's attachment to the calcaneum. As you are getting better, ...  Read Full »

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 »

What could be the reason for my severe hip pain?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 14-year-old female. My height is 5 feet and 5 inches, and I weigh about 140 pounds. I experience extreme pain in my hip. It is difficult for me to walk or climb stairs. Also, it keeps me awake at night. Please help.  Read Full »


Dr. Atul Prakash

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. My worry here is that you may have a slipped capital femoral epiphysis (SCFE), and you need an urgent orthopedic opinion to help rule this out. I say so because the pain and limp from the hip in an adolescent has only a few causes, one of which is SCFE. The other re...  Read Full »

Is it safe to switch from tablet Akurit 3 to Akurit 4 in the middle of the treatment?

Query: Hello doctor, I was suffering from hip pain for the last nine months. I did an MRI five months ago, and it showed mild synovial in my hip. The doctor suspected bone TB and prescribed me medications for it. I took MRI for four months and reported an MRI. The reports were normal. I took tablet ...  Read Full »


Dr. Suman Saurabh

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. For monitoring the treatment response, you should have to get ESR (erythrocyte sedimentation rate) and CRP (C-reactive protein) done. Repeating an MRI after four months is not necessary. Now coming to your questions, tablet Akurit 4 should be given for a maximum ...  Read Full »

Kindly explain the MRI of my hip taken after an injury.

Query: Hello doctor, I injured my hip after a fall from a trailer, where my leg and hip got twisted. I had an MRI of my right hip after the fall. The report said, diminutive or obliterated anterior labrum, with degenerative posterior labrum. The fluid adjacent to right greater trochanter is suggestive of...  Read Full »


Dr. Atul Prakash

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have seen your MRI report (attachment removed to protect patient identity). You have not mentioned the symptoms that you are experiencing, but taking into consideration your age and the MRI, the diminutive labrum only represents wear and tear changes in the hip, whi...  Read Full »

My right hip pops loudly and hurts a lot. Why?

Query: Hi doctor,I am a 27 year old female. My weight is 135 lbs and height is 5'7". For the past two months, my right hip pops very loudly for at least once or twice a day when I sit on my knees and lean to my right. It hurts badly for a second and then the pain goes away. Though if it does not pop, my h...  Read Full »


Dr. Atul Prakash

Answer: Hello,Welcome to icliniq.com.Popping feeling or sound around a joint is often due to soft tissue rubbing over a bony prominence. They may or may not be painful.Other cause can be from within the joint, and this is more significant as it may come from the joint moving abnormally or something that is ...  Read Full »

I am getting radiating right hip pain. Is this due to psoriatic arthritis?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 26 years old. Since a week, I am getting pain in the right leg hip and sometimes, extending till right knee and calf muscle. I feel that something is trying to project on the left side.  Read Full »


Dr. Akshay Kumar Saxena

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand from your query that you are experiencing some hip pain with radiation till knee region. Where exactly are you feeling some projecting swelling? Also, since this is only a week old story, there is no need to worry especially if there is no history of i...  Read Full »

Please give a second opinion on my hip joint pain treatment.

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 63 year old male. I had polio affected right leg, but have been leading a normal life since then. Recently, I developed pain in the right thigh joint, but able to walk normally. In some positions, it is painful. I have got my MRI study of the hip joint. The report is enclosed here...  Read Full »


Dr. Atul Prakash

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I would have been in a better position to answer your query if I had seen the plain x-ray of pelvis films and MRI films rather than just a report. From the description of your symptoms and the MRI report, it seems that you have an arthritic right hip joint, though I c...  Read Full »

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