Hip pain may be caused by arthritis, injuries or other problems.


  1. Juvenile idiopathic arthritis
  2. Osteoarthritis
  3. Psoriatic arthritis
  4. Rheumatoid arthritis
  5. Septic arthritis


  1. Bursitis
  2. Dislocation: First aid
  3. Hip fracture
  4. Hip labral tear
  5. Inguinal hernia
  6. Sprains
  7. Tendinitis

Pinched nerves

  1. Meralgia paresthetica
  2. Sacroiliitis
  3. Sciatica


  1. Advanced (metastatic) cancer that has spread to the bones
  2. Bone cancer
  3. Leukemia

Other problems

  1. Avascular necrosis (osteonecrosis)
  2. Fibromyalgia
  3. Legg-Calve-Perthes disease (in children)
  4. Osteomyelitis
  5. Osteoporosis
  6. Synovitis

Causes shown here are commonly associated with this symptom. Work with your doctor or other health care professional for an accurate diagnosis.

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