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A 21-year-old female asked:

I have back pain on the left side just above my hip inside the back, if i turn my body/sit down/lie down it hurts, its getting worse. what is it?

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Dr. Jimmy Bowen
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 35 years experience
Hip or back pain: Back problems can give you hip pain and hip problems can give you back pain. Probably not enough information here to help you know what the cause is. How long has it been present? What makes it worse? Better? Does it go down into your leg? Any fever, chills, weight loss? Any bowel or bladder problems?

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