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Suffering from hip, lower Back and Testicle pain at the age of 46 years. If smoking could narrow any possibilities ?

Hello, My father is a 46 year old male which of whom has been experiencing a terrible pain on his left side covering the areas of the hip, lower back, small portion of the abdomen and and left testicle. All areas are swollen and his hip feels very hard and somewhat inflammed compared to the other side. He is an active individual in the normal weight range. What could be causing this EXTREME pain??? He does in fact consume alcohol on a consistant bases and is a smoker if this could narrow any possibilities. Thank you.
Asked On : Thu, 7 Jul 2011
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Orthopaedic Surgeon 's  Response
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Is your father on steroids for Asthma or any other diseases. There may be hip joint problem like arthritis or inflammation. Show him to Orthopaedician immediately. What medicines is he on.
Answered: Thu, 7 Jul 2011
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General & Family Physician Dr. Shainaz Arif Kaware's  Response
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The causes of extreme pain in hip lower back and testicles will be many like if there is inflammation and swelling there are high chances of having infection at that particular site;it can be due to infection of testes;or inguinal lymphadenopathy.Please get him to a doctor for physical examination;after examination only the doctor will be able to assess your fathers condition and give a proper diagnosis.Please get him to a doctor or an ER.
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