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Hip Pain

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ankylosing spondylitis - a form of arthritis with prominent back pain; it's also a type of spondyloarthropathy, a form of arthritis that can affect the spine and extremity joint.

arthritis associated with inflammatory bowel disease - a form of arthritis that may accompany Crohn's Disease or Ulcerative Colitis; it's also a type of spondyloarthropathy, a form of arthritis that can affect the spine and extremity joint.

bursitis - inflammation of a bursa, a saclike membrane near a joint that cushions nearby structures, allowing smooth joint motion

fibromyalgia - a cause of diffuse pain

fracture - a broken bone

gout - a form of arthritis caused by uric acid crystals

joint infection, including lyme disease

osteoarthritis - a form of wear and tear, or degenerative, joint disease

polymyalgia rheumatica (PMR) - a form of arthritis affecting older persons, perhaps related to rheumatoid arthritis

pseudogout - a form of arthritis caused by calcium crystals

psoriatic arthritis - a form of arthritis associated with psoriasis; it's also a type of spondyloarthropathy, a form of arthritis that can affect the spine and extremity joint.

Reiter's syndrome- a form of arthritis that may follow urinary, genital or bowel infection; it's also a type of spondyloarthropathy, a form of arthritis that can affect the spine and extremity joint.

rheumatoid arthritis - a cause of arthritis affecting multiple joints

sprain - an injury that stretches or tears ligaments

strain - an injury that stretches or tears muscle fibers

tendonitis - inflammation of a tendon, the specialized part of a muscle that attaches to bone

 

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