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Chronic left-sided hip pain, pain in groin. Tried hydro therapy. Cure?

Hi i am a 41 year old female and have had left sided hip pain for nearly 2 years it seems to be getting worse with movement. I am very stiff after sitting and when I walk it hurts in my groin when I sit down I then cant lift my leg as it is really stiff. I have had hyrdro therapy but this made it even stiffer I have been referred to a orthopod now and just waiting but no one is telling me what is wrong with me and how i can help myself. my hip pops and cracks all the time.
Asked On : Thu, 24 Jan 2013
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Diabetologist 's  Response

The most common conditions associated with such symptoms is Osteoarthritis Hip.

In this condition there is degeneration to the joint and creates pain while movement.

You need

1. Physiotherapy.

2. X ray if the hip.

3. MRI of the hip joint.

4. Analgesic for pain.

You need to consult the Orthopedician.

Answered: Fri, 12 Jul 2013
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