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Last Thursday I fell on steps going up to my apartment and

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Last Thursday I fell on steps going up to my apartment and my hip was in pain.
Its gradually getting better. I can walk with very light pain and
it hurts a little more when I put my shoes and socks on.
Maybe a hip pointer. I took ice at first and cut down on walking a little later.
Could I expect it to depart as time goes by or can it develop into arthritis?.
Thank you *****
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Neurology
Expert:  DrRussMd replied 1 year ago.


Can't say without an exam.

This could even be a hairline fracture.

You need an exam and any indicated x rays.

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