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I have severe back/ hip pain. Assistant: Have you had any

Customer Question

I have severe back/ hip pain.
Assistant: Have you had any recent injuries? What seems to make the pain better or worse?
Customer: Tonight I tried to rise from my sofa , and my hip seized up. The pain was unbearable. I was crying .
Assistant: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: I have anxiety, but nothing major.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Medical
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
This has being going on for around 2 years now, but it's getting worse.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
No injures, just a build up of pain over a long period of time.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I find it difficult to sleep, I cannot bend over for to long and I cannot walk uphill as it has a lot of strain on my back / hip.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I'm a little overweight, I'm 5ft2, and 10 stone.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I have pain in my groin, on my right side where the pain accumulates.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I have tingling as well, there is also pain in my right shoulder and stiffness in my hands.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Please help me, as pain is making me so depressed.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
What's taking so long?
Expert:  DrVasavada replied 1 year ago.

Hi, thanks, ***** ***** your query, will be replying in few seconds please. DrVasavada

Expert:  DrVasavada replied 1 year ago.

This one sided issue could be Avascular Hip Necrosis so please go for ultrasound or MRI test for same.

Good luck.

Expert:  DrVasavada replied 1 year ago.

Hands and shoulder stiffness could be unrelated rheumatism issue.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Thank you for your information it's much appreciated, but one more thing I forgot to mention was I can hear a clinking sound when I move sometimes, what could that be, and is this condition serious?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
The Avascular Hip Nervous?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Expert:  DrVasavada replied 1 year ago.

You are welcome. ANH is worrisome may cause disability. Click is harmless.