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Hip pain, sore to the touch, cannot put weight, applied ibuprofen cream. Not a good sign?

hip aching, and sore to touch all on top of my pelvic bone too, im 17 and had this pain for about 1month or so. some days its okay some days its painful and can barley put weight on it! i went to doctors and was giving ibrobruphen cream. it hasnt helped and i was told to go back but she said at my age its not a good sign? help help help!
Asked On : Fri, 19 Oct 2012
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Orthopaedic Surgeon 's  Response

I have studied your case.

Pain along hip joint indicates possibility of hip arthritis.
Hip arthritis can be degenerative or due to avascular necrosis of femoral head [AVN].
I will advise you do X ray of hip and you can consult me with reports or with your doctor.
You may need MRI hip.
Till time take analgesic and cartilage protecting medication like glucosamine sulphate.

Hope this answers your query. If you have additional questions or follow up queries then please do not hesitate in writing to us. I will be happy to answer your queries.

Wishing you good health.

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