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Your Moderate Hip Pain May Also be Known as:
Moderate waist pain

Top 4 Moderate Hip Pain Causes

  1. 1.Paget Disease of the Bone

    Paget's disease of the bone is a disorder in which the bone recycling process goes astray. While many people with the disease have no symptoms, some suffer from bone pain and easily broken bones.

    You should visit your primary care physician who will confirm the diagnosis with a blood test and bone scans.

    Rarity:
    Common
    Top Symptoms:
    new headache, pelvis pain, back pain, spontaneous bone pain, ringing in the ears
    Symptoms that always occur with paget disease of the bone:
    spontaneous bone pain
    Urgency:
    Primary care doctor
  2. 2.Hip Strain

    A strain, also known as a pulled muscle, occurs when a muscle is stretched or torn. A hip strain is a result of a pulled hip muscle.

    You can safely treat this condition on your own. A muscle strain can be treated with rest, ice, compression, and pain medication.

    Rarity:
    Common
    Top Symptoms:
    pain in one hip, moderate hip pain, mild hip pain, difficulty moving the hip, swelling of one hip
    Symptoms that always occur with hip strain:
    pain in one hip
    Urgency:
    Self-treatment

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  3. 3.Greater Trochanteric Pain Syndrome

    Greater trochanteric pain syndrome is a common cause of hip pain caused by damage to the tendons and/or bursa (fluid-filled sac near a joint) at the outside point of the hip known as the greater trochanter.

    You should visit your primary care physician if your pain interferes with your normal day-to-day activities or you are not finding relief. However, most cases improve without any treatment over a few weeks.

    Rarity:
    Uncommon
    Top Symptoms:
    lower back pain, pain in the outside of the hip, moderate hip pain, groin pain, limping
    Symptoms that always occur with greater trochanteric pain syndrome:
    pain in the outside of the hip
    Urgency:
    Primary care doctor
  4. 4.Hip Dislocation

    A slipped capital femoral epiphysis is a separation of the ball of the hip joint from the thigh bone (femur) at the upper growing end (growth plate) of the bone.

    You should seek immediate medical care at an urgent care clinic or ER. A doctor will confirm the diagnosis with X-Ray or CT imaging, and if confirmed, you will be admitted to the hospital to have complete bed rest. Surgery is usually advised to stabilize the slipped bone and prevent it from moving further.

    Rarity:
    Rare
    Top Symptoms:
    hip pain, moderate hip pain, limping, dull, achy hip pain, thigh pain
    Symptoms that always occur with hip dislocation:
    hip pain
    Urgency:
    Hospital emergency room

Questions Your Doctor May Ask About Moderate Hip Pain

  • Q.Is your hip pain constant or come-and-go?
  • Q.How long has your hip pain been going on?
  • Q.How severe is your abdominal pain?
  • Q.How long has your abdominal pain been going on?

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Moderate Hip Pain Symptom Checker Statistics

  • People who have experienced moderate hip pain have also experienced:

    • 13% Abdominal Cramps (Stomach Cramps)
    • 13% Bloody Vaginal Discharge
    • 8% Pain in the Lower Left Abdomen
  • People who have experienced moderate hip pain had symptoms persist for:

    • 47% Over a Month
    • 19% Less Than a Week
    • 15% Less Than a Day
  • People who have experienced moderate hip pain were most often matched with:

    • 5% Paget Disease of the Bone

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