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I Have Bursitis

Bursitis anonymous support group with information on diagnosis, treatment, symptoms, along with personal stories and experiences with Bursitis. You're not alone. 39 People

    Diagnosed In Early 2000's

    I believe it was 2003 that my rheumatologist diagnosed me. I have fibromyalgia and during a visit told me I have it in my hips.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Oct 28, 2009

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    Won't Go Away

    I've had it, in the outer hip joint of one leg, since early 2009.  I'm not sure what set it off.  I did do some unwise things to my body around that time.  Nothing interesting.  :)Anyway, it's worse when I sit for more than about 10 minutes, even worse if I...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jan 19, 2010

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    2nd Round Of Bursitis - New To Forum

    I just joined this site and I have bursitis in my left hip.  It started on 13 January this year, a day after I jumped with my kids on the trampoline and thus getting my bursa inflammed.  It took about 3-4 weeks of being on pain meds and physio before it got...
    kittyjonker kittyjonker 36-40, F 6 Responses Oct 28, 2009

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    Totally New to This Experience

    I was diagnosed with bursitis about a month ago, did not have a clue what was happening with my leg and hip. I am now dealing with the pain, just got a shot in my hip about a couple of weeks ago, also have arthritis in the same hip. Some days are great, some days not, seems to...
    Andrelina Andrelina 66-70 2 Responses Aug 23, 2009

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    Bursitis/trochenteric Overload

    Hello I was diagnosed with left sided trochenteric 2 years ago and was given a steroid injection, which amazing enough has lasted up until now, my specialist said that he was 100% certain that this was secondary to my lower lumbar spine degeneration, however it has now returned...
    marshmallowtea marshmallowtea 51-55, F 2 Responses Aug 5, 2012

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    First Shoulder, Now Left Leg/Hip

    At age 50 I was diagnosed with bursitis in my left shoulder. After a cortisone shot, it got better. Now, 5 years later, at 55, I have it in my left hip/leg area. Xrays show no stress fracture. Its the same type pain i had with the shoulder. Dr. agrees - diagnoses it as Bursitis...
    Brunette55 Brunette55 56-60, F Aug 27, 2013

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    Bursitis

    OK. I'm 38 y/o and have no idea why I have bursitis. I have actually had all kinds of problems since a minor minor car accident 3 yrs ago; ie numbness, tingleness, back problems. So when my doctor told me I recently had bursitis, I was like "OMG"....I'm getting old! One step...
    thopkins thopkins 36-40, F 1 Response Dec 7, 2011

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    Elbow Problems ! Help !

    I suffer fro bursitis in both elbows - sometimes pain bearable but other times stiff and its unsightly too. A taking tumeric , devils claw , cherry tablets and apple cider vinegar . Anyone got any other suggestions ? Thanks !
    Motowndrummer Motowndrummer 51-55 Apr 27, 2011

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    At An Early Age..

    I am a 22 year old female, and was diagnosed with bursitis in my hip 2 years ago. I haven't heard of anyone having bursitis at such a young age, nor did my doctor say much about causes. I received a cortisone shot after anti-inflammatories didn't have much of an effect. A year...
    Bluejamm Bluejamm 22-25, F 3 Responses Oct 21, 2013

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    A Car Accident Changed My Life.

    Eariler this year, I was in a car accident. Driver's side-impact. I was the driver. The side of the car was crunched in, and I almost had to be pulled out with the jaws of life. Luckily my finacee was able to actually pull me out. My left hip is affected by bursitis now. It...
    ReneeLouvier ReneeLouvier 22-25 2 Responses Oct 8, 2008

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    Hip Pain

    I have suffered from sciatica for years and had a spine op some 13 yrs ago and have the odd bout of sciatica, this pain in my left hip started about 3 months ago, I can not sleep on my back, stomach or either side, the pain is unbearable when I lie down, I now find my self...
    granmum granmum 51-55 1 Response Jun 3, 2013

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    Living With Bursitis.

    Well, here we go. Not done this before so please bear with me. I am a 31yr old mother of two young girls. I have had Bursitis in my left hip for about 9yrs now but been undergoing 'treatment' seriously for the last 3yrs. I have joined you all on here as I just dont know what else...
    MooandBoosMummy MooandBoosMummy 31-35 2 Responses Nov 14, 2011

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    Ouch!

    Hi!  I am a 48 yr old female from Wi.  I have bursitis in both hips and both elbows.  This is not fun.  My dr wants me to get cortosone shots but I am a bit afraid to do that.  I was on prednesone and that worked amazing!  Too bad my dr wont let me stay on that.
    yellowbug6 yellowbug6 41-45, F 2 Responses Jul 17, 2011

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    Bursitis At 19

    August 29, 2011 was the first day I felt my bursitis pain. I have it in my left hip though my left thigh, knee, and ankle have started to become painful aswell. There was no specific fall or incident that caused my bursitis; instead, it is believed to be from my 13 years of...
    figuresk8 figuresk8 18-21 Sep 19, 2011

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    I am 38 and I have been suffering with Bursitis

    in my hip since November last year. It has come to the point where I have been off work for nearly 3 months. I have had steriod injections which made it worse and I am doing everything under the sun to get back on track. I am sick of taking pain killers that make me feel like a...
    Simkitty Simkitty 36-40, F 1 Response May 2

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    I am 29 and got diagnosed with burritos in my

    left shoulder along with arthritis. I get injections but I am so tired of doing it but nothing else works. I wish I could get surgery to fix it.
    amandaboothe24 amandaboothe24 26-30, F Mar 20, 2014

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    I am a 28 year old mom of 2 boys.

    I went to a pain management clinic in town for a consultation from the excruciating hip/leg pain I am in every day from about 11am to bed time. I have been in pain for over 3 years, but I don't think that the bursitis started until maybe a year or year and a half ago. The pain...
    cinderellagirl14 cinderellagirl14 26-30, F Sep 7, 2014

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    Any Tips On How To Help With Bursitis Of Foot And Toes

    I have had bursitis in my foot and toes now for about 8 months and after spending a lot of money on firstly orthotics for my shoes, then ultra sound and a cortisone injection, celebrex tablets, icing the foot and seeing a physio, I am still in the same pain, so bad at times that...
    gaskerry gaskerry 56-60 3 Responses Nov 8, 2010

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    Experience With Bursitis & Supplements?

    Has anyone had experience with using supplements to help bursitis?  I find that Glucosamine/Chondroitin helps me quite a bit, which was a surprise; I took it initially to shut my husband up, but I can REALLY tell the difference when I forget to take it for a few days. I'm...
    MaMegabyte MaMegabyte 51-55, F 3 Responses Jul 5, 2008

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    Blinding Shoulder Pain.....

    Nothing worse than someone whining about their health...well here I am.... I've stooped to a new low.... Over the past year I have developed what I believe to be Bursitis (?). I have been experiencing nearly incapacitating pain in my wrists, elbows, knees, hips and shoulders...
    bmwhacker bmwhacker 56-60, M 3 Responses Jul 1, 2012

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