Hip Bursitis?

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Hi all I have had chronic pain in my right hip/thigh so bad it's 9/10 pain and feels like my leg is giving out so have not left the house for 3 weeks, I struggle to get up out of chairs

Been to the Doctors 3 times and they said it could be Hip Bursitis due for a ultrasound scan in a week.

Could Hip Bursitis cause this much pain? Where it practically disables you?

Am at my wits end.

Trev.

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    Hi Trev Yes its causes so much pain i'm unable to lay on my sides ,i was told i had it on both hips make sure you are correctly diagnosed with the scan its a very difficult area  they gave me steriods injectoins before the scan and injected wrong area .Be very careful  i have suffered in so much pain the last 20 months from the injections and landed up in more pain from damage they caused  .To be honest i would see what ultra sound shows up if they not sure ask for a MRI      J

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    Just a small update 1st of April I couldn't bare any weight without the pain being so intense I couldn't walk.

    So went to A&E and had a xray showed nothing so was admitted to hospital for 11 days the consultant orderèd a MRI and it showed that it is Transient Osteoporosis of the Hip.

    orthoinfo.aaos.org/topic.cfm?topic=A00205

    Said that will get better on it's own in 6-12 months, still in pain now but at least I know what it is.

    I see the consultant in 6 weeks and another MRI in 3 months.

    Its been a pain to get around the house.

    Anyone else had this?

    Trev

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      I had never heard of this before, Toontrev. I read the article you linked, and a few others that I found by googling. Apparently it is uncommon, and it is unfortunate that you have it. The articles talked about restricted weight-bearing. Sounds like it would be difficult to deal with the disability for months if a person had to work. I hope the next few months will be uneventful and will result in full recovery for you!
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