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lower back pain that shoots into the hips

A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Boris Aronzon
23 years experience Anesthesiology
Complex: Begin with finding the cause: strain, herniated disc, sciatica, kidney infection or stone, degenerative disk disease, etc. After physician determines ... Read More

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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Simon
37 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Yes: You should plan to stretch every 30 minutes or so and try to keep your knees higher than your hips by putting your feet on a foot support while seated ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Goodrich
38 years experience Neurosurgery
Back pain: Pain shooting down the leg is likely sciatica likely from a pinched nerve in your lower back. It would be worthwhile to see a neurologist or neurosurg ... Read More
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Dr. Hal Blatman
40 years experience Pain Management
What is tender?: Most likely if you have not injured you hip, the pain is from muscle and fascia that holds you together and moves you. Check your lower back, buttocks ... Read More
Dr. Qamar Khan
16 years experience Pain Management
Sciatica: Pain in the distribution as you suggested describes the pattern of the nerve that travels in the leg called the sciatic nerve. The sciatic nerve is n ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
See details: Your description suggests you have sciatica which is due to a nerve root compression in your back. Try rest, heat to the area and aleve (naproxen). If ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
28 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Sciatica: Although there are several possibilities, one if the more common causes is a sciatica, which is an irritation of a nerve in the back that can cause pa ... Read More
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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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 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Goldman
54 years experience Rheumatology
Uncertain : My thought is not to only consider cancer as much as other hip area problems such as arthritis or even avascular necrosis of the hip. An MRI should he ... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Arnoult
24 years experience Family Medicine
See a doctor: If the pain is that severe and radiating you need to see a doctor for evaluation. Sounds like a pinched nerve
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Benjamin
43 years experience Podiatry
>yes: yes it's the most logical reason. You should consult with your family physician and have an x-ray or MRI to confirm any pathology in the lower back us ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Le
Dr. Brian Le answered
16 years experience Pain Management
Pain and hip pain: The back pain can be caused by muscle strain, spinal stenosis, ruptured disc, nerve impingement ... The hip pain can be caused by arthritis, ligame ... Read More

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