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

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Treatments taken by people for hip bursitis

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

(Tylenol)
Type
Over the Counter Drug
How many have tried
121
Tried for
hip bursitis (1)

Data from patients with hip bursitis, who have ever reported treatments, ordered by their reporting frequency during 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)

(Tylenol)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
hip bursitis (1)
  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

Data from patients with hip bursitis, who have ever reported treatments, ordered by their reporting frequency during the last 5 years.
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Who has hip bursitis on PatientsLikeMe?

  • 2 new patients joined this month
  • 116 say hip bursitis is their primary condition

Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 9
30s 55
40s 139
50s 195
60s 143
70+ 54
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 21
20-29 years 42
30-39 years 89
40-49 years 88
50-59 years 56
60-69 years 19
70+ years 3

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 41
Female 559

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 394
Not Diagnosed 14

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