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Health Tip: Signs That You Have a Broken Hip

Including extreme pain
(HealthDay News) -- A hip fracture, more common among the elderly and women, can cause extreme pain and severely limit your ability to get around.
The American Academy of Family Physicians says symptoms of a hip fracture also may include:
Swelling or bruising on or near the hip. Being unable to bear weight on the hip. Having a hard time walking. Having pain in one leg, which appears shorter than the other leg or appears to point outward.
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