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lower back and hip pain on left side

A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
See details: The origin is likely the lower back and this could be due to arthritis, a strain or even congenital instability.
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A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
44 years experience General Surgery
Infection or: Inflammation of your testicle or urinary tract are possibilities, or even a small inguinal hernia. Wait for results of the ultrasound for proper diag ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Laurence Badgley
52 years experience General Practice
Soft tissues: 32y fem has "severe low back/hip pain alternating from side to side for six months" + sciatica. Largest joints in axial spine are sacroiliac ... Read More
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A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience Family Medicine
Disc compression: neuropathy: you must see an orthopedic expert and obtain an MRI of your lumbosacral spine, exam, evaluation,diagnosis and treatment. I would also sugg ... Read More
A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Doctor can examine: The more common causes of lower back pain include: back muscle strain, back ligament sprain, fractured vertebra (spondylolysis), slipped vertebra (sp ... Read More
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A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tracy Lovell
20 years experience Rheumatology
See below: Physical therapy and weight loss are good starts. If these measures do not work, then seeing pain management and/or neurosurgery maybe of benefit.
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Earle
30 years experience General Surgery
Nonspecific: This type of pain is not specific of any single diagnosis, especially cancer. See your primary care provider for a more complete evaluation. Urgency d ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Michalski
35 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Buttock pain: Sounds like sciatica, stenosis, or pinched nerve.
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Goldman
54 years experience Rheumatology
Bursitis: Clinically it sounds like you may have hip bursitis. And MRI of the back would not disclose this condition. Therapy can include exercise, or injecti ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience Family Medicine
Requires exam and: imaging. Cannot be diagnosed without further evaluation is performed.

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