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A 33-year-old member asked:

Can being on my period be the cause of my excessive back and hip stiffness?

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Dr. John Michalski
Orthopedic Surgery 37 years experience
Back & hip pain: Possibly, but check for more common sources as well. These include sprain, strain, & discogenic.
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Dr. Joseph Ortiz
Internal Medicine 21 years experience
Possibly: Lower back pain is a common symptom a woman may experience with her monthly periods. Hip pain is a little less likely.
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