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    arthritis vs. bursitis
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    rudyroo posted:
    am 59 y/o female, fairly good shape. Left hip starting hurting about a year ago. Xray shows bad arthritis, but orthopedic doc (who is well known and respected) thinks its bursitis. I am scheduled for an MRI w/ contrast in a week, but he thinks we are looking at a bursectomy rather than hip replacement. Any thoughts or comments would be appreciated.
     
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    editor_morgan responded:
    Hi there, rudyroo.

    I'm glad you found us but I'm sorry that you've been experiencing pain in your left hip.

    I'm happy to see that your on the right track by consulting a doctor and taking steps to get this rectified.

    If you'd like to read more about the symptoms of bursitis, you can find that here .

    What were the results of your MRI? Please be sure to come back and update us.


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