This question was answered on Sun 12, Oct 2008 02:41pm by Dr Rowena S, MD

hip an thigh locks up sharpe pain

    
Asked by Unregistered (Female; 48 ) on Sun 12, Oct 2008 06:55am

my mother wakes up every morngin unable to get out of been alone her hip an thigh lock up with sharpe shooting pain she is unable to put any weigh on it at all its gettin worse an worse

Actions: | Forward |
Answer


Name 

Email 

Security code
Enter the text as shown above


E-Mail me when someone replies to this post
Answer by Dr Rowena S, MD  on Sun 12, Oct 2008 02:41pm:

Hi, How is your mother? If there is no history of trauma to this area, hip pain may be due to arthritis, trochanteric bursitis, tendonitis, osteonecrosis, lumbar Pain suchherniated discs and sciatica, snapping hip syndrome, muscle strains and hip fracture. It would be best to have this evaluated by your doctor. Treatment of hip pain must be directed at the specific cause of the problem. A complete medical history and physical examination are needed to reach a diagnosis. Imaging studies such as x-ray or MRI may be done to rule out musculoskeletal conditions. The first treatment for most conditions that cause hip pain is to rest the joint, and allow the acute inflammation to subside. Over-the-counter anti-inflammatory medications may also help with the pain. Take care and regards.
Our doctors provide free answers to your questions. If you are happy with our services, please consider making a donation.
Click the button below to donate.


Please rate my answer (select the stars, no need to log in.)  

Comments:

Comment by Ernie Robinson on Sun 12, Sep 2010 07:09pm:
My upper thigh seems to lock up on me and I have trouble walking because of the stiffness. I have a bad back and my chiropractor feels that the locking up could be from my back. Another doctor diagnosed me as having a focal distonia. It seems to me that the less I use my leg the better it is, which really interferes with my exercising. I don't have any leg pain but sometimes I get pain in my heel and ankle or my left knee. I was treated with botox injections in my left thigh but it didn't seem to help. I don't know what to do to prevent this but it has really interfered with my quality of life. If anyone has any ideas I would greatly appreciate it.

Comment by Dr Rowena S, MD on Tue 14, Sep 2010 03:07pm:
Hi, How are you? Are there other symptoms present? What tests were done? If the botox injection did not help, check with your doctor for proper management. This could be due to either musculoskeletal (joint disorders, muscle inflammation, etc) or neurolgoical( nerve comrpession) causes. You may need to be referred to a neurologist for proper evaluation. Imaging modalities, blood tests and even EMG may help determine the underlying cause. Take care and do keep us posted.

Comment by Tanya on Sat 11, Dec 2010 03:23pm:
I keep getting a severe pain in my right hip/ pelvic joint. like it locks up and I cant walk, move or stand on it using any pressure. I can sit Indian style okay but once I move its a sharp pain. I can lift my leg but then once I move it down I get the same pain. What can cause this? Arthritis?

Comment by Tanya on Sat 11, Dec 2010 03:24pm:
I have had two pregnancies and am 30 years old. both pregnancys were C-section one emergency and one planned if that helps.

Comment by Don Wills on Wed 18, Jan 2012 04:45pm:
I am having issue with my right side of the hip, it feels like my hip is locking up and even collapsing. I have been working out regularly for the last 6-8 weeks and I don't recall any injury from weight lifting or cardio exercise. I have not consulted my doctor yet. Any insight would be appreciated. Thank you.

This question is open for comments.  Please share your opinion.

Comments


Name 

Email 

Security code
Enter the text as shown above


E-Mail me when someone replies to this post


 
What users are searching right now on Ask Medical Doctor:
Whatdoesitmeanwhenyouhaveatemperatureof90F     infections     handjob     infants asthma     provirility     increase in discharge first time having sex     hand tremors     increase discharge     severeconstipation     imhav     hand problems     im201420weeks20pregnant20and20keep20throwing20up     im having stuffed noise what to do     hand is drawing and locking     viginabump     im 53 and smokerdiabetic and hypertension have erictile dysfunction     915 tempeture     iinjuredmy     hand     seaweed     ibs     i     hypoparathyroidism     hair removal     hyponatremia     hypoglycemiametoprolol     hair on breast     Search for answers     hypoechoiclesionkidney     hyperthermia meth injection     photo bavasir     hypertensive bleed     gyno     hydrochlorothicide     hydoquinone     gynelogical     distaph and pregnancy     husbandandwifecanSexinLikoria     human body     gynecomastia srivastava     hpv cure     howwould60ngml     howtousefolininetablet     gurgaon     body feels like it is on fire     howtousedezacor     howtotellapilondialcystfromaboil     growth in teenager     howtostatsifyawife     howtoremovepregnancyfirstmonth     growth hormone     tellmeaboutsymtomoflikuriainmen     howtoremovehair     bloodstool     groinglandswollennotsore     howtoreduseaxiety     howtoquitmanstrubution     grey     howtomakelovetoavirgin     howtoincreasemyplateletcounting     greenstools     MUCOCELES     howtohealapicalfibrosis     howtohealanabrasiononmylabiaminora     green stools gallbladder     howcaniremovemolesonmypenis     floatingdics     one side respiratory     second     green     Iexperiencenumbnessfro92656Enteryourcommentshereseverely     osteophytic     gree     earlyHIVsymptoms     room spinning     graves disease     graves     Abbsest     iregular     Abbsest     gram     IhavebeentoldIhavelowlyingcerebel     gout     Swol     goose bump rash     IF20YOU20ARE20POSITIVE20IN20VDRL20TEST20TO20GET20NEGATIVE     gonorhea     deviated septum     goiter     laco     going to pee but not peeing alot     go to the toilet     warning signs of lung cancere     minor hit to head     gleasonscore     asality     gleason     get rid of warts     Search for answers     get rid of fat vagina     Search for answers     gerian     burningduringsex     gentialwarts     function     epstein barr virus vca igg is 423 and     kidney diseas symptons     is it safe to fly with adema     howcaniremovemolesonmypenis     TUBO_OVARIAN     howcanIlastlonger     epidural     vascular malformations     how20to20get20pregnant20with20irregular20periods     bed     epididymitis     how20long20does20tramadol20stay20in20system     What is name of medicen for sex     how to use folinine tablet     enzimimuscolaribassi     how to treatment of right angle blunting     how to treat boils     enlargement     how to suck penis     how to remove scaps on face     enlargedliverandelevatedlivere     hepatic cyst     have a cold for 4days also have ashma whoch one do i treat     enlargedliverandelevatedliver     hasth     hands     enlarged right atrial     hand nodules on child     guilty     endplate spur     groin itch     green vaginal discharge for years     what is the cause of a very swollen purple eyelid with a little white bump on the lashline     endplate     googlehomepage     gohorrhea     endocrinologistwhatisthis     bleeding from penis after intercourse injury     globus     gentialwarts     ekg     

©2011 - Ask Medical Doctor  |  All Rights Reserved
The site is not a replacement for professional medical opinion, examination, diagnosis or treatment. Always seek the advice of your medical doctor or other qualified health professional before starting any new treatment or making any changes to existing treatment. Do not delay seeking or disregard medical advice based on information written by any author on this site. No health questions and information on AskMedicalDoctor is regulated or evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration and therefore the information should not be used to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease without the supervision of a medical doctor. Posts made to these forums express the views and opinions of the author, and not the administrators, moderators, or editorial staff and hence AskMedicalDoctor and its principals will accept no liabilities or responsibilities for the statements made.

Home | Terms & Conditions | Contact Us | Frequently Asked Questions | Disclaimer | Privacy Policy | Advertise with us
Stats