Hip Pain
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Tomohiro Hamahata

Tomohiro Hamahata, MD (Orthopedic surgery)

Dr. Hamahata graduated from the Jikei University of Medical Science. After working at Asanokawa General Hospital and Kosei Chuo Hospital, he joined the Department of Orthopedics at Asakusa Hospital in April 2021, specializing in general orthopedics and joint replacement surgery.

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About the symptom

Pain the hip joint or hip pain can be on either or both sides. The pain may be pressing, sharp or dull in nature.

When to see a doctor

Seek professional care if you experience any of the following symptoms

  • Disorder of consciousness

  • Recent weight loss

  • Recent fall

  • Repeated fever above 38 ℃

  • Numbness / sensory disorder

  • Swelling of the affected area

  • Low back pain

  • Back pain

  • Impossible to walk normally

Possible causes

  • osteoporosis

    Osteoporosis is a disease that makes your bones weak and brittle, resulting in the bone to fracture easily even with minor trauma or stress (for instance, after a simple fall). It may be caused due to long-term low calcium intake, estrogen deficiencies in women, and an inactive lifestyle.

  • Lumbar spondylosis

    A condition in which the backbones (lumbar spine) become damaged due to wear and tear. Risk factors include repetitive back strain, carrying heavy loads, and obesity.

  • Chronic pain

    Pain that is ongoing and typically lasts longer than six months. This kind of pain can persist even after the injury or illness causing it has healed or disappeared. It interferes with daily life and can lead to depression and anxiety.

  • Osteoarthritis (OA)
  • Rheumatoid arthritis (RA)
  • Acute low back pain
  • Piriformis syndrome
  • Spinal canal stenosis . spondylolisthesis

Related serious diseases

  • Femoral neck fracture

    A fracture in the hip bone. This type of fracture often occurs in older patients with osteoporosis (bone weakening) who fall on their buttocks.

Questions your doctor may ask about this symptom

Your doctor may ask these questions to check for this symptom

  • Do you have pain in your hip joints?

  • Do you feel any weakness in your arms or legs?

  • Is the affected area red?

  • Is the affected area swollen?

  • Do you feel any numbness or change in sensation?

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Reviewed By:

Tomohiro Hamahata

Tomohiro Hamahata, MD (Orthopedic surgery)

Dr. Hamahata graduated from the Jikei University of Medical Science. After working at Asanokawa General Hospital and Kosei Chuo Hospital, he joined the Department of Orthopedics at Asakusa Hospital in April 2021, specializing in general orthopedics and joint replacement surgery.

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