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Can cauda equina come on slowly? Have had extremely achy buttocks, thighs, hips and legs for 2 months. Low back pain started 2 weeks ago. Urinating mor

Can cauda equina come on slowly? Have had extremely achy buttocks, thighs, hips and legs for 2 months. Low back pain started 2 weeks ago. Urinating mor

Cauda equina: Syndrome if due to a tumor or Paget's disease can evolve slowly but typically pain is not a major symptom (in contradistinction to numbness, weakness or incontinence) ...Read more

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29/f. 2weeks constant achy pain in left thigh/left hip/left pelvic area. Nothing helps. Won't go away. What could this be? See dr next week.

29/f. 2weeks constant achy pain in left thigh/left hip/left pelvic area. Nothing helps. Won't go away. What could this be? See dr next week.

Meralgia Paresthetic: This chronic neurological disorder involves a single nerve—the lateral cutaneous nerve of thigh, which is also called the lateral femoral cutaneous nerve or lateral femoral cutaneous neuropathy.[2] The term "meralgia paraesthetica" combines four Greek roots to mean "thigh pain with anomalous perception". ...Read more

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My neck and shoulders have been aching for 2 months and my hips and the back of my thighs also ache. I broke my hip in 2009 and haven't had any trouble out of it until recently

My neck and shoulders have been aching for 2 months and my hips and the back of my thighs also ache. I broke my hip in 2009 and haven't had any trouble out of it until recently

You: You definitely need a follow up appointment with your orthopedist. You may need x-rays of the affected joints. In addition a visit with your primary care provider is in order to rule out other causes of aching muscles and joints (i.e. Medication side effect, arthritis, autoimmune disorders, musculosketal issues etc.).
Best of luck. ...Read more

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Hip pain with front thigh ache?

Hip pain with front thigh ache?

See below: There are several causes of low back pain and thigh pain. Problems with the hip joint can often cause back/buttock pain that radiates to the groin and thigh. Irriation to the lumbar nerve roots in the lower back can also cause leg pain. Thigh pain is often seen with irritation to the l2, l3, and/or occasionally L4 nerve roots. ...Read more

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Since a couple of months I feel some ache to my right hip and slight to the inner thigh till the knee. Can I exclude venous issues?

Since a couple of months I feel some ache to my right hip and slight to the inner thigh till the knee. Can I exclude venous issues?

Hip pain: AldosS It could be that you have early symptoms of arhthritis, so its worthwhile getting an xay, ESPECIALLY if you have been a very active sportsman/runner etc, but its more likely that this a symptom of trochanteric bursitis. Heres a link to read about it; thanks

http://emedicine. Medscape. Com/article/309286-overview ...Read more

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Lower L back, hip and front L groin/low pelvic pain, dull ache goes down front of thigh too. Pain for 1 year. What is this?

Lower L back, hip and front L groin/low pelvic pain, dull ache goes down front of thigh too. Pain for 1 year. What is this?

R/O SCIATICA.: SOUNDS LIKE SCIATICA. POSSIBLY YOU HAVE A HERNIATED DISC AS WELL, FOR PROPER DIAGNOSIS SEE YOUR DOCTOR - THEY CAN DO SOME SIMPLE TESTS AND ALSO ORDER MRI ...Read more

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I feel some ache to the right hip down to the inner thigh (no swelling or red) since a couple of months. Can I exclude venous issues?

I feel some ache to the right hip down to the inner thigh (no swelling or red) since a couple of months. Can I exclude venous issues?

Get checked: A medical check up may be the best way to find out the cause. Venous problems are mostly silent. When they produce symptoms, swelling of the feet or leg is commonly present. If it is getting worse then you must obtain a medical check up of your entire leg and a complete physical examination. ...Read more

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Yes, I do feel swollen in left groin&on lt hip. Constant dull ache in lt hip with swollen upper left thigh below leg crease not sure if this is nodes! : (?

Yes, I do feel swollen in left groin&on lt hip. Constant dull ache in lt hip with swollen upper left thigh below leg crease not sure if this is nodes! : (?

Get checked: Unexplained leg swelling should be evaluated by a healthcare professional, to rule out deep vein thrombosis. Impaired lymph node drainage, and possibly even a hernia, are other possibilities. ...Read more

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Hip labral debridement 2 weeks ago - still have groin pain, but now a bad ache, thigh pain and low back pain also - is this normal? Not on crutches

Possible: I would not be surprised if you continued to have these symptoms just 2 weeks after this procedure. However, you really should check with the orthopedist who did the procedure to determine what the typical recovery period should be and what you should expect. ...Read more

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Low back pain, aching saddle area, buttocks, thighs, hips and legs also achy. So uncomfortable. Cauda equina?

Low back pain, aching saddle area, buttocks, thighs, hips and legs also achy. So uncomfortable. Cauda equina?

Cauda equnina: Usually is not is usually not associated with back pain. Numbness in the Saddle area as well as urinary retention or bowel incontinence may be seen. ...Read more

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My boyfriend has itchy bumps on his hips, thighs and genital area. He takes 2 benadryl, (diphenhydramine) 4 Advil and b&e powder for his tooth ache. Allergic reaction maybe?

My boyfriend has itchy bumps on his hips, thighs and genital area. He takes 2 benadryl, (diphenhydramine) 4 Advil and b&e powder for his tooth ache. Allergic reaction maybe?

Yes, possibly: An allergy to advil (ibuprofen) can cause hives. If hives have another underlying cause then advil (ibuprofen) may exacerbate the underlying hive problem. Other possible causes of hives:

1. Allergies to pollens, mold, dust, food, drugs (like advil (ibuprofen)) and bee stings
2. Infections like hepatitis
3. Autoimmunity
4. Complement deficiency – acquired or hereditary
5. Vaculitis
6. Idiopathic – unknown cause. ...Read more

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I have hip pain all the time now. When I sit in a car or chair for about 1/2 hour I can barely walk. The leg has an achy feeling all the way down.?

Hip arthritis.: May people say they have hip pain when they really have back pain. If your pain is in the groin and radiates down the front of the thigh, it is likely your hip. You need to see your doctor and obtain appropriate x rays. ...Read more

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I have worsening pain betw hip and spine only on 1 side. Achy into front on leg and knee pain on same side. Suggestions & type of dr to see?

I have worsening pain betw hip and spine only on 1 side. Achy into front on leg and knee pain on same side. Suggestions & type of dr to see?

Need evaluation: There are many different possibilities as to the source of the pain. It could be due to a pinched nerve from the lumbar spine, sacroiliac joint dysfunction, hip disorder, muscle strain, or many other causes. Discuss first with your primary care physician to initiate the work up (physical exam/xrays) and if the pain persists/progresses a referral to a spine specialist may be necessary. ...Read more

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I have achy legs (hip to toe). it only happens at night, why? It feels like I've been doing crucial leg work outs (I haven't).

I have achy legs (hip to toe). it only happens at night, why? It feels like I've been doing crucial leg work outs (I haven't).

Several factors: High heel shoes, flat/high arch feet, calcium/magnesium/potassium lac, nicotine use, PAD, varicose vein, RLS, lower spine disc/arthritis, lastly bad mattress.....can cause. ...Read more

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Pain in pelvis for 5 days with a constant ache in right thigh, now the ache is travelling down my leg?

Leg ache: These symptoms could be a pinched nerve in your lumbar spine. It may be caused by a bulging or hrniated disc. Watch for any numbness or weakness in the leg. Avoid heavy lifting, proponged sitting and bending forward. Please have a pain specialist or a neurologist evaluate you. ...Read more

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Walked about 7 miles today now my joint inside hip hurts more so on right leg hard to life up and very achy?

Walked about 7 miles today now my joint inside hip hurts more so on right leg hard to life up and very achy?

Cut back: You would want to cut back your activity level and make sure it resolves quickly. While it is likely an overuse soft tissue syndrome related to the walking; occasionally people can get a stress fracture in their hip/proximal femur that would present similarly. Be seen if does not improve or if it worsens. ...Read more

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Sudden left hip pain sharp and radiating when I walk. Burning ache when at rest. Seems worse when straightening leg. No injury. I am only 20?

See details: Pain and tenderness on the outside of the hip area is often related to bursitis. This can ce easily treated in most cases. If you truly how back issues as the cause, there are several possible reasons. See a rheumatologist or orthopedist and have the issue evaluated. ...Read more

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I've got a pain from my right hip to my groin down my right leg to my calf it's a constant dull ache type pain what could this be. Thank you?

I've got a pain from my right hip to my groin down my right leg to my calf it's a constant dull ache type pain what could this be. Thank you?

Probable hip problem: The distribution of discomfort you describe could be a problem with your hip or back. As your discomfort goes to the groin it makes the hip the more likely offender. You should go to your physician and be evaluated. Until you are seen, you could take Advil or Aleve (naproxen) if you do not have an allergy to the medication or a stomach problem. Avoid heavy lifting or pulling and do not stand for long periods ...Read more

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Feeling an uncomfortable pressure in my left lower leg (the calf area) as well as an ache in my hip area on the left side as well. Is this urgent?

Feeling an uncomfortable pressure in my left lower leg (the calf area) as well as an ache in my hip area on the left side as well. Is this urgent?

Ache: It could be a blood clot. I would visit your doctor ASAP. Or it could be from your back. Definitely need to be looked at your tell where to go from here. ...Read more

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Ache on outside of one leg from hip to ankle. Knee has some pain as well especially when bending. No swelling.

Ache on outside of one leg from hip to ankle. Knee has some pain as well especially when bending. No swelling.

Sciatica: Sciatica can have the symptoms you are describing; the pain can begin in the gluteals then travel down the side of the leg behind the knee into the foot. You must stretch the area with Bands, use ice first than heat and take anti inflammatory medications. Foot orthotics may help too by stabilizing your hair. Daily stretching pre and post work outs are important. ...Read more

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Constant dull pain in groin on left side, hip/back pain on and off. What could this be? Sometimes the dull ache goes down my left leg too.

Ovarian cyst?: Many things can cause the symptoms you describe, but a cyst definitely comes to mind with everything you mentioned. They can grow and shrink depending on your hormone levels. ...Read more

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Have swelling back of leg behind knee, inch below is a lump they said lipoma, anyway I now have ache in leg and hip it just does not feel right?

Have swelling back of leg behind knee, inch below is a lump they said lipoma, anyway I now have ache in leg and hip it just does not feel right?

Knee pain: A swelling in back of your knee would most likely be a Baker's cyst. The best way to explore this is by getting an ultrasound of the leg. ...Read more

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I injured my leg from a heavy impact fall. Didn't do rehab for it. Can I complete rehab 2 years later? Slight ache in knee and hip, have full motion.

I injured my leg from a heavy impact fall. Didn't do rehab for it. Can I complete rehab 2 years later? Slight ache in knee and hip, have full motion.

Yes: With complaints of pain, loss of function, and psychological distress, you need a physician to guide your care. Physical therapy can help by teaching you strengthening activities, joint care, and giving you hope. Sometimes an injury lasts longer that the bruise or fracture, but that is what rehabilitation is all about. Look for a physiatrist. ...Read more