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A 16-year-old female asked:

I get sharp pains in my abdomen after i eat any normal meal . i recently got incredible sharp pains on my lower left side of my hip .

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Dr. Laurence Badgley
General Practice 53 years experience
IBS: Teenagers w. "sharp abdominal pain" & unilateral "hip pain" seeks etiology/medical treatment. If symptoms are more than transitory, a unifying dynamic might be pelvic soft tissue/ligament disorder. My experience: young persons w. injured & hypermobile sacroiliac joints often have IBS symptoms; from dysautonomia whereby parasympathetic nerves are impinged in region of proximate ventral SIJ sulcus.
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Dr. Laurence Badgley
General Practice 55 years experience
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In 2013, I presented, at the Eighth Interdisciplinary Congress on Low Back & Pelvic Pain in Dubai, a study of IBS-D in 20 male extreme sports enthusiasts who suffered low back/pelvis injury & chronic low back pain. The distinguishing clinical finding was sacroiliac joint subluxation; diagnosed via the Occupational Disabilities Guidelines, ODG; recounted on my Pain Syndrome board at Quora.com.
Jul 28, 2015
Last updated Aug 4, 2015


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