Suggest treatment for pain in the hip

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Posted on Mon, 13 Feb 2017 in Bones, Muscles and Joints
Question: Pain in right right hip that makes it difficult to sleep. Yoga seems to help. How do I identify what is causing the problem? I am 82 but in good health with no medication needed. Thank YYYY@YYYY .
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Answered by Dr. Ahmed Aly Hassan 14 minutes later
Brief Answer:
arithritis is very common and may resolve simultaneously if no underlying systemic diseases .

X rays , MRI , CT on right hip joint are the best diagnostic tools .
Detailed Answer:
Hi i am Dr Ahmed Aly
thanks for using healthcaremagic site ,
I had gone through your question and understand your concerns ..

For my patients , if there is no history of any near injury that could be arithritis which is very common with age , over weight , changes in weather for proper diagnosis you may ask your physician for some lab investigations and imaging on right hip joint like X rays , MRI , CT to properly diagnose the cause of pain .

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