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Hip Pain

Common causes of hip pain include rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, bursitis, tendonitis, sprain, strain, labral tear, and fractures. Sciatica can also present like hip pain. Hip pains can cause discomfort in the thighs, buttock, and groin region too. Pain killers, DMARDs, ice packs, rest, and hip supporting braces can relieve hip pains due to minor causes. Hip muscle strengthening exercises can be practiced regularly post-recovery to prevent future recurrence. Pain for prolonged periods should never be ignored, and immediate medical help should be sought.

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Does popping my hip related to continuous sharp pain in one side of my hip?

Query: Hello doctor, I am an 18-year-old female. My hip on one side has been bothering me frequently and persistently recently. Often, seemingly randomly throughout the day, I experience a continuous sharp pain in my hip (only on one side). I think it may have to do with the fact that I can pop my hip. I n...  Read Full »

Dr. Prathish Kumar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I have gone through your symptoms and understand your concern. With the description of your symptoms, the most probable reason for your presentation could be loose hip joint ligaments. I suggest you visit an orthopedician for consultation and plan for further evaluat...  Read Full »

I have severe pain due to degenerative disease. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, I am suffering from severe pain in the hip, back, and spine region due to degenerative disease. I have been taking painkillers for the same. Please help.  Read Full »

Dr. Anuj Gupta

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Kindly attach your laboratory reports. Thanks and regards.  Read Full »

How to resolve the pain felt on my right hip other than medications and massage?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 64-year-old woman. I had severe pain in my right hip near the vertebrae when I was getting out of bed. I tried applying icy hot, Lidocaine, mineral ice, heating pads, and ice packs. I also took Tylenol, Ibuprofen, and Aleve (none over the daily recommended dose). I got a massage la...  Read Full »

Dr. Manav Gupta

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Thanks for the information. Is there any history of hypertension or diabetes, or thyroid issues? Is there any history of trauma? Is there any radiation of pain to your legs and feet? Do you have any instability in your hip? Do you have any history of numbness or ting...  Read Full »

Should I get an MRI to rule out sacroiliitis?

Query: Hello doctor,I am 26 years old. Back pain has been bothering me for almost a year, while hip pain has been bothering me for approximately three years. I spent 20 minutes cleaning the boat a few days ago and ended up in bed for two days with a hurting back. My hip pain makes it difficult for me to pe...  Read Full »

Dr. Vandana Andrews

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Based on your description, you might be suffering from sacroiliitis, which is inflammation of the sacroiliac joint, which connects the spine and pelvis. This disease may be related to spondylolisthesis, a condition in which one vertebra slips forward over the one bel...  Read Full »

I am dealing with extreme thigh pain. What to do?

Query: Hi doctor,I have been experiencing severe pain in my left thigh for the past week. Initially, I thought it might be related to my hip, but now the pain extends from my hip down to my knee. It is a deep, aching discomfort. Interestingly, when I sit in a perfectly still position, the pain gradually su...  Read Full »

Dr. Sumit Chawla

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I read your query and understand your concern. Pain extending from the hip to the thigh can have various causes, such as spine-related issues leading to neurological discomfort or hip pain referring to pain in the knee joint. To determine the most appropriate course of a...  Read Full »

Is mess surgery safe for inguinal hernia with labral tear?

Query: Hello doctor, I had an ultrasound three days back that revealed a right inguinal hernia. I do not have a tummy tuck. It is referred to as a sports hernia. My surgery is to happen in six months. I also have a labral tear in my right hip. I have pain in both places. In addition to the hip pain, there ...  Read Full »

Dr. Noushif. M

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I understand your concern. A hernia could cause your pain. It is, however, extremely difficult to confirm. There is nothing wrong with assuming a hernia is the cause of pain because you have not responded to other measures for hip pain. Small hernias are unlikely to be...  Read Full »

What should I do to help my hip and back pain?

Query: Hello doctor, I am suffering from left hip pain over the last few days. This pain comes if I stand for more than 20 minutes in one place or doing some exercise. When the hip pain once starts, it takes two to three days to get relieved after taking Voveran. I also have pain while walking and sitting...  Read Full »

Dr. Atul Prakash

Answer: Hello, Welcome to It is difficult to speculate about the cause of hip pain without examining you. From what you have written, it appears to be movement-related, especially hip flexion. This could be tendinitis or femoroacetabular impingement. In addition, the pain can also be referre...  Read Full »

Why am I having lower back pain along with knee, hip, and ankle pain?

Query: Hi doctor, I have been having new persistent headaches every single day for the past eight months. The headaches last from five seconds to five hours. I usually wake up with one. They are generally dull to throbbing pain. I have got an MRI and four blood tests. I have gone to the neurologist, and t...  Read Full »

Dr. Amr Samy

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I am sorry to hear about your headache. Let me start with some questions for you as the picture is not fully clear about whether or not the headaches come with any other symptoms such as extreme fatigue. The need to sit in a dark room because you become over-sensitive t...  Read Full »

I have been diagnosed with PCOS and I am taking medications. Recently, I have been experiencing left hip pain. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 27-year-old female and I weigh 172 lbs. My height is 6 feet and 1 inch. I was recently diagnosed with PCOS and I am not able to conceive. I was placed on Femara to regulate my cycle and I am asked to take Metformin to dissolve the cysts. I also have severe anxiety. I take BuSp...  Read Full »

Dr. Sujata Mittal

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I can understand your concern. Tablet Letrozole (Femara) is an aromatase inhibitor that causes bone loss and bone pain. Since you had an injury seven months back in the left hip joint, Letrozole (Femara) might be exacerbating the symptoms due to bone loss. It cause...  Read Full »

I have severe left leg, hip, and pain in the lumbar region despite taking painkillers. Kindly help me.

Query: Hi doctor, I was in a car accident two months back, and I was the driver. It was a hit and run. I have severe left leg, hip, and lumbar pain. The L2-L5 and C5-C6 are all previously fused. I have a spinal cord stimulator that has stopped working properly, but the paddles appear to be in the correct p...  Read Full »

Dr. Aida Abaz Quka

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I understand your concern and would like to explain that the pain is related to multiple nerve compression in the lumbar vertebral column. Coming to this point, I would suggest adding Amitriptyline (tricyclic antidepressant) and Pregabalin (anticonvulsant and anxioly...  Read Full »

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