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2. pain in the hip; called also coxodynia.
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Pain in the hip joint.
Synonym(s): coxalgia
[L. coxa, hip, + G. odynē, pain]
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Pain in or disease of the hip or hip joint.

cox·al′gic (-jĭk) adj.
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An obsolete term for hip pain.
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Pain in the hip joint.
Synonym(s): coxalgia.
[L. coxa, hip, + G. odynē, pain]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012


Pain in the hip.
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Patient discussion about coxalgia

Q. hip pain i have pain in my right hip

A. Well, it could be many things, depends on your situation: What age are you? How long does the pain last? Is it worse during movement or during rest? Was there any trauma?

In the more adult population, osteoarthritis is a common cause, as you can read more here (

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Q. What is the treatment for "hip joint mice"? Thanks!

A. if you are young- it goes away by itself after 6-8 painful weeks...if you are older you might need a surgery to remove the particles. it the hip bone it can be complicated, so it's really up to your Dr. to decide what to do here.

Q. ofter csection i have a pain in my hip i can hardly walk sometime

A. this is not a normal c-section symptom..(as far as i know, i'm not a gynecologist..) but here are some situations that hip pain are their symptom-
i would call the Doctor that operated and ask him about it though.. maybe he can give a clue.

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Muscle spread may explain sciatica or coxalgia described by patients, and clinicians needed to be aware in front of this clinical presentation associated with fever or biological inflammatory syndrome.
In the 18th postoperative month, although the right fragment showed slight upper migration, the patient had no complaints of coxalgia and both hip joints showed excellent range of motion.
Caption: Figure 5: On the 14th postoperative day, the patient complained of left coxalgia during a walking exercise without any falls.
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Obturator neurectomy for coxalgia; an anatomical study of the obturator and the accessory obturator nerves.
She consulted one week after medical discharge, due to a one-day evolution episode, characterized by 39.5[degrees]C fever, right coxalgia, and secretion in relation to the surgery wound.
A 61-year-old Japanese man with coxalgia had a medical examination.
Thirteen months postoperatively the patient had no coxalgia, but the range of motion of the right hip joint was still limited in flexion and abduction.