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)

(Ibuprofen Prescription)
Type
Over the Counter Drug
How many have tried
7
Tried for
pain (7) hip bursitis (3)
Treatment name(s)

(Tylenol)
Type
Over the Counter Drug
How many have tried
6
Tried for
pain (5) hip bursitis (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Voltaren Gel)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
6
Tried for
pain (4) hip bursitis (3)
Treatment name(s)

(Neurontin)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
6
Tried for
pain (5) anxious mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Cannabidiol CBD oil)
Type
Other
How many have tried
5
Tried for
pain (5) anxious mood (3)
1 more
Treatment name(s)

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

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

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

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

(Ultram)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
4
Tried for
pain (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)

(Ibuprofen Prescription)
Perceived effectiveness
for pain (4 evaluations)
Side effects
acid reflux
Total evaluations
4
Tried for
pain (7) hip bursitis (3)
Treatment name(s)

(Tylenol)
Perceived effectiveness
for pain (6 evaluations)
Side effects
Total evaluations
7
Tried for
pain (5) hip bursitis (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Voltaren Gel)
Perceived effectiveness
for pain (3 evaluations)
Side effects
stomach discomfort
Total evaluations
4
Tried for
pain (4) hip bursitis (3)
Treatment name(s)

(Neurontin)
Perceived effectiveness
for pain (1 evaluation)
Side effects
constipation difficulty urinating (dysuria) 12 more
Total evaluations
2
Tried for
pain (5) anxious mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Cannabidiol CBD oil)
Perceived effectiveness
for pain (2 evaluations)
Side effects
Total evaluations
2
Tried for
pain (5) anxious mood (3)
1 more
Treatment name(s)

(Flexeril)
Perceived effectiveness
for pain (3 evaluations)
Side effects
drowsiness dizziness 1 more
Total evaluations
3
Tried for
pain (4)
Treatment name(s)

(Norco)
Perceived effectiveness
for pain (2 evaluations)
Side effects
Total evaluations
2
Tried for
pain (4)
Treatment name(s)

(Naproxen Prescription)
Perceived effectiveness
for hip bursitis (1 evaluation)
Side effects
Total evaluations
3
Tried for
hip bursitis (2) pain (2)
Treatment name(s)

(Oxycodone IR)
Perceived effectiveness
for pain (3 evaluations)
Side effects
constipation
Total evaluations
3
Tried for
pain (4)
Treatment name(s)

(Ultram)
Perceived effectiveness
for pain (2 evaluations)
Side effects
Total evaluations
2
Tried for
pain (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 9
30s 54
40s 143
50s 194
60s 134
70+ 52
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 21
20-29 years 41
30-39 years 89
40-49 years 88
50-59 years 56
60-69 years 17
70+ years 3

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 38
Female 553

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 390
Not Diagnosed 14

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