Hip bursitis

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What is hip bursitis?

Hip bursitis is the inflammation of one or more bursae (small sacs) of synovial fluid in the hip. The bursae rest at the points where internal functionaries, such as muscles and tendons, slide across bone causing pain and making movement difficult.

Common symptoms reported by people with hip bursitis

Common symptoms
How bad it is
What people are taking for it

Reports may be affected by other conditions and/or medication side effects. We ask about general symptoms (anxious mood, depressed mood, fatigue, pain, and stress) regardless of condition.
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Treatments taken by people with hip bursitis

Treatment name(s)
Type
How many have tried
Tried for
Treatment name(s)

(Voltaren Gel)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
8
Tried for
pain (6) hip bursitis (3)
Treatment name(s)

(Neurontin)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
8
Tried for
pain (7) anxious mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Ultram)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
7
Tried for
pain (7)
Treatment name(s)

(Elavil)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
5
Tried for
pain (5) depressed mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Advil)
Type
Over the Counter Drug
How many have tried
5
Tried for
pain (5) hip bursitis (3)
Treatment name(s)

(Oxycodone IR)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
5
Tried for
pain (5)
Treatment name(s)

(Tylenol)
Type
Over the Counter Drug
How many have tried
4
Tried for
hip bursitis (2) pain (2)
Treatment name(s)

(BuTrans patch)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
4
Tried for
pain (4)
Treatment name(s)

(Klonopin)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
4
Tried for
anxious mood (4) pain (1)
1 more
Treatment name(s)

(Cymbalta)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
4
Tried for
depressed mood (4)

Data from patients with hip bursitis, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Compare treatments taken by people with hip bursitis

Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
Total evaluations
Tried for
Treatment name(s)

(Voltaren Gel)
Perceived effectiveness
for pain (2 evaluations)
Side effects
upset stomach
Total evaluations
3
Tried for
pain (6) hip bursitis (3)
Treatment name(s)

(Neurontin)
Perceived effectiveness
for pain (1 evaluation)
Side effects
upset stomach
Total evaluations
2
Tried for
pain (7) anxious mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Ultram)
Perceived effectiveness
for pain (4 evaluations)
Side effects
Total evaluations
4
Tried for
pain (7)
Treatment name(s)

(Elavil)
Perceived effectiveness
for pain (4 evaluations)
Side effects
dry mouth nausea 1 more
Total evaluations
6
Tried for
pain (5) depressed mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Advil)
Perceived effectiveness
for pain (3 evaluations)
Side effects
acid reflux
Total evaluations
3
Tried for
pain (5) hip bursitis (3)
Treatment name(s)

(Oxycodone IR)
Perceived effectiveness
for pain (4 evaluations)
Side effects
constipation decreased appetite 1 more
Total evaluations
4
Tried for
pain (5)
Treatment name(s)

(Tylenol)
Perceived effectiveness
for hip bursitis (1 evaluation)
Side effects
Total evaluations
6
Tried for
hip bursitis (2) pain (2)
Treatment name(s)

(BuTrans patch)
Perceived effectiveness
for pain (4 evaluations)
Side effects
allergic reaction to patch adhesive rashes (redness, swelling)
Total evaluations
4
Tried for
pain (4)
Treatment name(s)

(Klonopin)
Perceived effectiveness
for anxious mood (2 evaluations)
Side effects
dry mouth
Total evaluations
3
Tried for
anxious mood (4) pain (1)
1 more
Treatment name(s)

(Cymbalta)
Perceived effectiveness
for depressed mood (7 evaluations)
Side effects
constant tiredness thirst
Total evaluations
7
Tried for
depressed mood (4)
  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

Data from patients with hip bursitis, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Who has hip bursitis on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 8
30s 56
40s 144
50s 166
60s 101
70+ 29
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 19
20-29 years 37
30-39 years 82
40-49 years 85
50-59 years 52
60-69 years 15
70+ years 2

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 32
Female 476

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 362
Not Diagnosed 12

These charts show data from hip bursitis patients who have completed their condition history
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