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Continuous hip pain,,,not sure what it is

Hi my name is Jo and I'm a 23 yr old female.
Around 5 years ago (when I was 18) I got up after sitting down and I could barely move my right hip - it felt like it'd been stiff.
From that point onwards my right hip has been very clicky, so I went to see an osteopath who diagnosed me with hypertonia in my hip and hypermobility in my back.
I saw my GP 3 months ago, who put me on a list to see an orthpaedics specialist.
I had an X-ray of my hip Monday this week, and when I saw the consultant in charge, the hip seemed ok but told me that it had mild dysplasia. He also noted that the joints in my hip were very hyperflexible.
For around 2 months I've had a lot of pain in my hip, sometimes crampy and sometimes really sharp, and it hurts even more with my periods.
I'm at my wit's end trying to know what it is, and what I can do about it, as I've had it for so long.  

Thanks.
Jo, United Kingdom
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Hi,
   How are you? Hip dysplasia is a disease that, in its more severe form, can eventually cause crippling lameness and painful arthritis of the joints. It is caused by a combination of genetic and environmental factors.In a hip suffering from dysplasia, two things are commonly abnormal. First, the caput is not deeply and tightly held by the acetabulum. Instead of being a snug fit, it is a loose fit, or a partial fit. Secondly, the caput or acetabulum are not smooth and round, but are misshapen, causing abnormal wear and tear or friction within the joint as it moves.

All this leads to cartilage damage, inflammation and osteoarthritis. Hyperflexibility and hypermobility inturn would lead to arthritis and destruction of the joint.The classic diagnostic technique is with appropriate x-Rays and hip scoring tests.

Treatment initially involves non-surgical approach.Non-surgical interventions include three elements: weight control, exercise control, and medication. Carprofen and meloxicam are the most commonly used NSAID's. Prednisolone can also be used. If these measures fail surgical treatment with hip replacement or excision arthroplasty or femoral head ostectomy can be considered.
Best.
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Proltherapy cured my hypermobile ligaments by 95%. It was a miracle for me. Good luck.
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I have bursitis in my hip. Can proltherapy help.
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