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What are the symptoms of hip pain?

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Depending on the condition that's causing your hip pain, you might feel the discomfort in your:

Sometimes pain from other areas of the body, such as the back or groin (from a hernia), can radiate to the hip.

You might notice that your pain gets worse with activity, especially if it's caused by arthritis. Along with the pain, you might have reduced range of motion. Some people develop a limp from persistent hip pain.

  • Thigh
  • Inside of the hip joint
  • Groin
  • Outside of the hip joint
  • Buttocks

From: Hip Pain: Causes and Treatment WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES:

American Family Physician , Oct. 15, 1999.

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons: "Osteoarthritis of the Hip," "Inflammatory Arthritis of the Hip."

Firestein, Gary S. , 2008. Kelley's Textbook of Rheumatology

American Family Physician , Feb. 1, 2003.

Reviewed by Neha Pathak on March 22, 2018

SOURCES:

American Family Physician , Oct. 15, 1999.

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons: "Osteoarthritis of the Hip," "Inflammatory Arthritis of the Hip."

Firestein, Gary S. , 2008. Kelley's Textbook of Rheumatology

American Family Physician , Feb. 1, 2003.

Reviewed by Neha Pathak on March 22, 2018

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