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Dr. Andrew Rynne
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Dr. Andrew Rynne

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How Can Severe Pain In The Hips Be Treated?

My 62 year old husband fell on his right hip playing basketball. No problem for couple of days. On day 3, his left hip began to really hurt. Ice and ibuprofen helps but still hurrying. Question, why does left hip hurt if he fell on his right hip? Thank you
Sat, 7 Jul 2018
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Hello and Welcome to ‘Ask A Doctor’ service. I have reviewed your query and here is my advice.

Hip pain in this case is due to the injury.
Some advices that I can give to you are :
-continue taking ibuprofen three times a day
-you can also use anti-inflammatory creams for local relief
-continue with the ice compresses
-avoid other injuries to the affected area

Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further.
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How Can Severe Pain In The Hips Be Treated?

Hello and Welcome to ‘Ask A Doctor’ service. I have reviewed your query and here is my advice. Hip pain in this case is due to the injury. Some advices that I can give to you are : -continue taking ibuprofen three times a day -you can also use anti-inflammatory creams for local relief -continue with the ice compresses -avoid other injuries to the affected area Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further.