Pain In Hip

Pain in the hip can result from problems of the hip joint or structures surrounding the hip. The common causes include bursitis, tendinopathy, osteoarthritis, strenuous exercise, muscle pull, muscle strain, muscle sprain, obesity, and injury.

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What causes pain and twinges in the groin area during certain movements?

Query: Hi doctor, I have had pain in my lower stomach just above my crotch area for about seven weeks now. When I first went to my doctor with the complaint, he said I could have pulled a muscle. I have made an appointment to go back again, which he told me to do and he advised me to bring a urine sample. ...  Read Full »


Dr. Muhammad M. Hanif Md.

Cardiologist, Criticalcare Physician, General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I feel really sorry for the pain and twinges you feel on certain positions and movements. It really is bothersome and needs attention and care. Your symptoms typically seem to be due to osteoarthritis of the hip joint and that is a medical condition of the hip joint due t...  Read Full »

How to treat severe hip pain during pregnancy?

Query: Hi doctor,My wife is 14 weeks pregnant.¬†Since yesterday night, she has been suffering with severe left hip pain. She is unable to stand, sit and walk comfortably. It started with mild pain before a month. The pain seems to be unbearable. I have applied the pain reliever cream and spray, but it did...  Read Full »


Dr. Sumit Chawla

Orthopaedician And Traumatologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Since your wife is pregnant, kindly visit an orthopedic surgeon for clinical evaluation as the condition can be due to multiple reasons ranging from vitamin D deficiency to transient osteoporosis of hip or referred pain from the pelvis. Do not expose your wife to x-ra...  Read Full »

My mother has waist and stomach pain. Do the recommended prescription direct right treatment?

Query: Hello doctor, My mother is 64 years old and is suffering from several kinds of diseases e.g. BP, thyroid, sugar, cholesterol. She is taking medicines regularly as prescribed by the doctor. Her medications are Tripride 2, Altroxin 50, Stamlovita, Met XL 25, Losartan, Atorva 10 mg. Presently she...  Read Full »


Dr. Ashok Kumar Choudhary

Andrologist, General Practitioner, Geriatrician, Psychiatrist, Psychologist Counsellor, Psychotherapist, Sexologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through the provided details and treatment prescription from various doctors. (attachment removed to protect patient identity). Although, it will not be possible for me to comment on whether the treatment is right or wrong (without seeing the patient), bu...  Read Full »

How far will physiotherapy help lower back and hip pain with disc degeneration?

Query: Hi doctor, I am going to mention all of my issues together since I think they may be related to each other. I have been suffering from lower back, glute, hip pain that radiates down my legs sometimes into my heels even, for around five years. This began after a hard fall onto my right buttock, al...  Read Full »


Dr. Atul Prakash

Fitness Expert, Orthopaedician And Traumatologist, Physiotherapist, Spine Health Specialist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Looking at the discs in the MRI that you sent (attachment removed to protect patient identity) I do not think there is a cause of leg pain there. Degeneration of discs leads to overload and pain in the back with local radiation. Leg pain comes from disc pathology wit...  Read Full »

I masturbate frequently and have ED with hip and groin pain. Please suggest solution.

Query: Hello doctor, I am 29 years old. My PSA is 0.93. No change in urination pattern. I have a dull pain in the groin, hips, thighs, rectum, and perineum. I masturbate frequently from the age of 15. I suffer ED for two weeks.  Read Full »


Dr. Shahil Khant

Andrologist, General Surgeon, Urologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. ED (erectile dysfunction) is the most common problem nowadays. It is curable. Your PSA (prostate-specific antigen) is absolutely normal. ED can be psychological or organic. Psychological causes are stress, anxiety, and other life problems. Since you had good erections ...  Read Full »

Why is there lower back pain and left hip pain with spasm after chiropractic manipulation?

Query: Hello doctor, I am currently experiencing severe lower back and left hip pain and spasms. I have a history of a slight disk herniation at L5-S1 with no nerve impingement. I believe this flare-up began two weeks ago when I attended my first chiropractic visit. The pain became so severe, I broke d...  Read Full »


Dr. Atul Prakash

Fitness Expert, Orthopaedician And Traumatologist, Physiotherapist, Spine Health Specialist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern and suggest to do the following. Take analgesics, and muscle relaxants. Apply hot packs, and Diclofenac gel locally where you feel any tenderness. Either lie in bed or stand. Sit for short durations only, less than 20 minutes at a stretch...  Read Full »

Why is there a feeling of dizziness after my neck was adjusted by a chiropractor?

Query: Hello doctor, Is feeling disorganized, dizzy, and fatigue normal after a neck adjustment? Additionally, I have a mild headache in the back of the head, and occasional tingling in the arms and the legs are normal. I have done x-ray hip, and my right side hip is slightly higher than the left side. Go...  Read Full »


Dr. Hemang Sudhakarbhai Jani

Fitness Expert, Physiotherapist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. You have mentioned about your pain in the neck area and x-ray of the hip, which indicates pain in the neck and back both area, and this may be due to muscular imbalance. Some muscles like the back of the thigh may be tightened and not flexible, so that might give a...  Read Full »

My mother has pain in her back and hip. Please suggest treatment.

Query: Hello doctor,My mother has pain in her back and hip, and I have attached the images. Please help.  Read Full »


Dr. Vivek Chail

Family Physician, General Practitioner, Radiodiagnosis Physician, Radiologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your mother has decreased mineralization in the bones of the lower back and the hip area. There is the reduced height in few bones of the L1 vertebra and is called a collapse of the vertebra. This can be due to nutritional imbalance of vitamin D and calcium, or it ca...  Read Full »

Can you reverse avascular necrosis?

Query: Hi doctor, I have pain in thighs, hip joints and legs for more than a year. Reports indicate avascular necrosis stage 3. Doctor has recommended me hip replacement. I am really scared of this. Because I did a lot of research on internet about this. I got to know a lot of restriction and risk of dislo...  Read Full »


Dr. Chirag Ashok Berry

Orthopaedician And Traumatologist, Spine Health Specialist, Spine Surgeon

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Thank you for using this platform. From the information you provided, it seems like you have stage 3 avascular necrosis (AVN). While there are numerous causes for AVN and often there is no identifiable cause, the prognosis is not very favorable once you reach stage 3. ...  Read Full »

I feel pain in my left hip that travels down the leg and resembles piriformis syndrome. What should I do?

Query: Hello doctor,I am experiencing some pain in my left buttock that travels down my leg and cause a feeling of numbness and tingling in my left leg. I do not experience any pain in my lower back. It is only that after prolonged sitting, I start feeling pain in my left hip that travels down the left leg...  Read Full »


Dr. Jay Indravadan Patel

Physiotherapist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. As the doctor you consulted is right. These symptoms can be caused due to a slipped disc. To confirm this and we may need to take up an MRI of the lumbar spine. Also, the piriformis syndrome symptoms are similar, but they are not radiating in symptoms as piriformis m...  Read Full »

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