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Treatment for hip pain - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Excellent Posted in: Environmental and Occupational Hazards
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User :   I have right hip pain.
Doctor :   may i know ur age, weight, height and occupaiton
User :   I have right hip pain for about a week now after raking leaves i noticed i am 29, and it says on the internet it could be colon cancer or bone cancer
User :   29,220lbs 5'10
Doctor :   what do u mean by "raking leaves "
User :   i was raking leaves with a rake
Doctor :   at the age of 29 , bone or colon cancer is rare
Doctor :   ok
User :   it does not hurt when sitting or laying down just when stretching it or walking just a little
Doctor :   this is nothing serious as cancer
Doctor :   this is just strained back due to the work done outdoors
User :   it is not the back that hurts just the right side of hip
Doctor :   just apply some icepacks for a few days with adequate rest
Doctor :   to the affected area
Doctor :   the back muscles are attached to the back of the hip bone
User :   oh okay how long does it usually take to go aways
Doctor :   and as u try to rake the leaves of the tress u need to stretch upwards
Doctor :   and doing this u can strain your muscles attched to that part
Doctor :   it will subside within 2-3 days with adequate rest and tylenol and icepacks
User :   i think that i was bending downward as i was doing it, how long does it take to go away usually
User :   you do not think that it could be bone cancer or colon cancer because it is just the right hip that hurts when stretching
Doctor :   it will subside within 2-3 days
Doctor :   yes and you dont have signs of cancer at a yound age
Doctor :   ** young
User :   it does not hurt when sitting or laying down
Doctor :   thats another sign indicating this is not cancer
Doctor :   rest pain is classic for cancer
User :   oh okay
User :   well thank you very much for your help
Doctor :   u r welcome
User :   bye now
Doctor :   bye and have a good day
User :   you too
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