Patient Comments: Hip Bursitis - Symptoms

What symptoms did you experience with hip bursitis?

Comment from: annie, 75 or over Female (Patient) Published: May 27

I have had hip bursitis since hip operation. My doctor tells me to walk every day for 30 minutes but I read on your site that I should rest it. When I stand it takes a second or two to get going as it feels very stiff. Now I have a kind of numbness in my buttock. I had injections but they did not cure it. I can't take weight on the leg so have to use a cane all the time. I need to know whether I should walk or rest.

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Comment from: Brudy, 55-64 Male (Patient) Published: February 02

Hip bursitis causes me pain on right side hip that radiates above groin area.

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Comment from: hematoma on thighs, 55-64 Female (Patient) Published: December 11

I have gone through an accident 1 week before. I have been facing bruises around the infected area on left thighs and now the hematoma is increasing and growing larger gravitationally day by day. I have been taking anticoagulant medication (Acitrom) and blood thinning tablets. I think it is subcutaneous hematoma but there is also a bump (the area where it got hurt). The bump size is the same as was 1 week before.

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Comment from: R56p5b, 45-54 Female (Patient) Published: November 19

After having this photodynamic therapy 3 times for Bowen's disease, I can't stand the pain any more. Even after nerve block etc., it makes no difference. I think it is bad that they play it down and don't tell patients how it really is, especially on fingers and sensitive parts.

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Comment from: purple28, 65-74 Female (Patient) Published: October 27

I have cellulitis on my leg which first started as a white spot that I thought was nothing. After two days it started hurting and the area around went red. I couldn't stand on that leg or I would get pains that felt like my skin was get stretched then it snaps. I thought it was going to go away by itself but it didn't and it started getting worse. One night I came home, the spot popped, watery pink blood came out and it wouldn't stop. So I went to my general physician and they gave me antibiotics, cleaned it and put a plaster on it every 3 days. I don't get pains any more but it hasn't healed yet. I've been going to doctors since the middle of September and I still go to get it plastered. The last time I saw my leg with the cellulitis spot it was healed but it was still pink round it.

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Comment from: Valerie, 25-34 Female (Patient) Published: April 21

I have had hip bursitis for the past 3 years now. My doctor said it was bursitis only after having given me anti-inflammatory pills. I've done physiotherapy, chiropractic and osteopathic treatments, acupuncture, x-rays, with no success. I just bought Osmo patch to see if it will help because no way I will do the syringe.

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Comment from: Wendyev, 65-74 Female (Patient) Published: December 15

After lifting a wheelchair into my car I started with short sharp pains in the groin. It then transferred to my hip, and an ultra sound showed bursitis. I had a cortisone injection it doesn't seem any less painful at the moment. I wonder what next.

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Comment from: sid m., 55-64 Male (Patient) Published: August 24

Hip bursitis causes me a sore hip when I wake up in the morning. Carrying any weight on the same side, walking any distance, and putting any stressful work on same side e.g., shoveling, mowing, lifting cause pain.

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