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2 Potential Hip Joint Stiffness Causes

Disclaimer: The article does not replace an evaluation by a physician. Information on this page is provided as an information resource only, and is not to be used or relied on for any diagnostic or treatment purposes.

  1. 1.Rheumatoid Arthritis

    Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a form of arthritis that causes pain, swelling, stiffness and loss of function in your joints. It can affect any joint but is common in the wrist and fingers. RA is an autoimmune disorder, meaning that it is caused by the immune system incorrectly attacking the joints when it shouldn't.

    RA is a chronic disease which requires lifelong control.

    Rarity:
    Rare
    Top Symptoms:
    fatigue, depressed mood, joint pain, muscle aches, daytime sleepiness
    Urgency:
    Primary care doctor

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  2. 2.Septic Arthritis

    Septic arthritis is an intensely painful joint infection.

    12-14 days with treatment

    Rarity:
    Rare
    Top Symptoms:
    fever, spontaneous shoulder pain, chills, knee pain, joint pain
    Urgency:
    Hospital emergency room

Questions Your Doctor May Ask About Hip Joint Stiffness

  • Q.Any fever today or during the last week?
  • Q.Which of the following describes your physical fitness:
  • Q.Do your symptoms get worse when you exercise?
  • Q.What is your body mass?

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Hip Joint Stiffness Symptom Checker Statistics

  • People who have experienced hip joint stiffness have also experienced:

    • 11% Lower Back Pain
    • 11% Hip Pain
    • 5% Difficulty Walking
  • People who have experienced hip joint stiffness had symptoms persist for:

    • 57% Over a Month
    • 16% Less Than a Week
    • 11% Less Than a Day
  • People who have experienced hip joint stiffness were most often matched with:

    • 9% Rheumatoid Arthritis
    • 9% Septic Arthritis
  • Source: Aggregated and anonymized results from visits to the Buoy AI health assistant (check it out by clicking on “Take Quiz”).

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