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Aching over hip area could be a sign of kidney infection?

Aching over hip area could be a sign of kidney infection?

Hips?: Most people point to the bony part at the top of their leg. This is the greater trochanter, and not related to the hip. Hip pain is felt in the groin. Neither is associated with kidney infection. Kidney stones can radiate pain to the groin, however. ...Read more

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I have the skin disease hidradenitis suppurativa along with aching shoulders hips thighs calfs ankles. What to do?

I have the skin disease hidradenitis suppurativa along with aching shoulders hips thighs calfs ankles. What to do?

See your Doc.: The important thing to do is to get investigated for conditions like diabetes which make you prone to get infections. Aches could be due to infection, if no other cause is found. Correct DX and appropriate treatment would be needed to get rid of this problem. At times surgical cleaning up of the area affected by it, would be required. Hence see your doc, or a skin specialist. ...Read more

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What to do if I have the skin disease hidradenitis suppurativa along with aching shoulders hips thighs calfs ankles?

What to do if I have the skin disease hidradenitis suppurativa along with aching shoulders hips thighs calfs ankles?

Not normal: while the HS can be managed conservatively, I am concerned by your other symptoms. I recommend you see a physician ...Read more

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Red rice yeast muscle aches and hips, treatment?

Red rice yeast muscle aches and hips, treatment?

Caution: Red yeast rice is actually the plant where statins were derived from and consuming too much, along with a sensitivity to statins, can lead to the same myopathic pattern people get from taking statins. I would recommend seeing your physician and holding off on the red yeast rice until he can check for enzymes from muscle damage. Best of luck! ...Read more

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What's causing my lower back ache and hips ache with a little cramping in abdomen ?

What's causing my lower back ache and hips ache with a little cramping in abdomen ?

Lumbar: Low back and hip aching at your age is commonly due to early degenerative disc disease, i.e. Wear and tear of the discs which happens to all of us due to time and aging. Generally the initial treatment for this is conservative - physical therapy, increased activity, maintaining a good diet and weight, smoking cessation, etc. Abdominal cramping is not typically associated and may be separate. ...Read more

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I have itch or tingle in penis no discharge and aches in hip and back. I had symptoms in past and was prescribed metronidazole. Don't have insurance a?

I have itch or tingle in penis no discharge and aches in hip and back. I had symptoms in past and was prescribed metronidazole. Don't have insurance a?

Ache in hips & back: Along w/itch in penis. MAY be infection and prostatitis. See your doc. If antibiotic is prescribed search for pharmacies that may provide free or discounted antibiotics. Some chains do. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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I have the skin disease hidradenitis suppurativa along with aching shoulders, hips, thighs, calves, and ankles. What are possible treatments to alleviate the pain?

I have the skin disease hidradenitis suppurativa along with aching shoulders, hips, thighs, calves, and ankles. What are possible treatments to alleviate the pain?

Several options: Treatments shown to be effective include antibiotics (clindamycin + rifampin), Infliximab (a biologic drug), yag laser, & surgical excision & closure with a gentamycin-collagen sponge. Other options include cryotherapy, pdt light treatments, finasteride, zinc gluconate, resorcinol, & acitretin. Joint pain will likely decrease as the hidradenitis improves, but there are separate treatments for that. ...Read more