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A 77-year-old female asked:
Dr. Monica Michel
11 years experience Family Medicine
Osteoarthritis hip?: If by inner thigh you mean groin and by lower back you mean buttock pain this could be osteoarthritis of the hip. If the pain starts at the lower back ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Goldman
54 years experience Rheumatology
Depends: We need more information to help focus on the cause. It could be pinched nerve but lifting the leg usually makes that worse. It could be muscle, joi ... Read More
A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Brad Goldenberg
35 years experience Pediatrics
Sciatica: Sciatica is a nerve root compression issue that can be caused by spinal problems that include a bulging or compressive disc, injury or destruction of ... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Blake Miller
12 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Spondylolysis: Back pain in adolescents is sometimes difficult to find a cause. As a weight lifter, he may have a stress fracture in an area of his spine called the ... Read More
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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Byron Law-Yone
54 years experience Psychiatry
Needs evaluatuon.: Your dr. Will determine if his pain is keeping him awake at night. How is his mental state ? Depression is a common cause of insomnia and will sometim ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yelena Kipervas
22 years experience Family Medicine
Plan: Sorry to hear this. I hope you have already done some tests like X-rays or CT or even MRI. If not, proceed with investigation and start physical thera ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
It depends: These symptoms need to be fully and thoroughly evaluated by your physician who can then explain them to you and discuss with you what's best.
A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nelis Smit
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Get x-rays: It sound like your might be having neurological(nerve) pain, and the problem might be due to the degeneration/injury to the structures in your lower b ... Read More
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A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Diane Minich
36 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: See your doctor since it is getting worse.
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Chukwuka Okafor
15 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Ask your spine : Surgeon. You need to consult with a well-trained spine surgeon to evaluate you and review your images, and review all options with you. If you have a ... Read More
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