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Arthritis of the hip

Also known as Hip Arthritis

Arthritis of the hip is encountered rarely on Symcat. We will add more content to this page if enough people like you show interest.

What are the symptoms?

Within all the people who go to their doctor with arthritis of the hip, 93% report having hip pain, 56% report having leg pain, and 43% report having low back pain. The symptoms that are highly suggestive of arthritis of the hip are hip pain and hip stiffness or tightness, although you may still have arthritis of the hip without those symptoms.


What might my doctor prescribe?

Common Tests and Procedures

Patients with arthritis of the hip often receive radiographic imaging procedure, plain x-ray, physical therapy exercises, magnetic resonance imaging, other therapeutic procedures, insertion of catheter or spinal stimulator and injection into spinal canal, insertion of catheter into urinary bladder and other non-or therapeutic procedures on musculoskeletal system .

Common Medications

The most commonly prescribed drugs for patients with arthritis of the hip include cortisone, dorzolamide ophthalmic, sulindac, gadodiamide (omniscan), calcifediol, acetaminophen / salicylamide, cisatracurium (nimbex), pepsin a, tapentadol (nucynta), diazoxide, benzoin topical, flavoxate (urispas) and nitrofurazone topical .

Who is at risk?

Groups of people at highest risk for arthritis of the hip include age 75+ years age 45-59 years.

Age

< 1 years
0.1x
1-4 years
0.1x
5-14 years
0.3x
15-29 years
0.5x
30-44 years
0.9x
45-59 years
1.5x
60-74 years
1.5x
75+ years
1.9x

Sex

Male
0.9x
Female
1.1x

Race/Ethnicity

Black
1.1x
Hispanic
0.6x
White
1.1x
Other
0.9x
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