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I've been experiencing persistent lower back and groin pain. Are they related?

I've been experiencing persistent lower back and groin pain. Are they related?

Likely: The groin pain likely localizes the source of your pain to the sacral nerve roots, and, depending on the time course and severity, deserves a work up by a neurologist, especially if your back pain is low down near the sacrum. ...Read more

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I have lower back and groin pain.Is this related to kidney problems?

I have lower back and groin pain.Is this related to kidney problems?

Several possible : Reasons including back problems, sacroiliac joint issue, hip problem, urinary tract problem and reptoductive system issue. Even gastrointestinal is in the differential or possibilities of causes. If the pain is related to position and activity, it is most likely back or hip related. ...Read more

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Can severe constipation causs hip back and groin pain?

Can severe constipation causs hip back and groin pain?

Yes: Constipation can definitely cause regional pain, including back pain. Mag citrate can be very effective for constipation. If your symptoms persist after treating your constipation, see a physician for further evaluation. ...Read more

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Back pain, groin pain, leg pain could this be sciatic nerve and how can one treat it?

Yes: The groin pain could also be from your hip joint but the back and leg pain is most likely sciatica. Best way to reduce back pain is to be as light as you can (optimal weight) be as fit as you can (high level of fitness with good core muscle strength) and don't smoke. The intermittent use of anti-inflammatory medications will help as well. An epidural injection is also very effective. ...Read more

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I had gone to a pain management dr for back and groin pain he had taken mris and xrays and said it is my hip and wants to send me to a surgeon to rep?

Probably ok to...: Diagnosing the causes for backache and groin pain heavenly relies on analyzing the degree, duration, interval of pains with their detailed sequence of event in relation to its timing in a day and physical activities, plus physical examination. Ct/mri is merely used to correlate with clinical suspicion, and the findings in ct/mri alone should not be the sole deciding factor for surgical interventio. ...Read more

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36wks pregnant and feeling lots of movement but constant back and groin pain, feeling the tightening in my stomach. Sharp side pains and low pressure.

36wks pregnant and feeling lots of movement but constant back and groin pain, feeling the tightening in my stomach. Sharp side pains and low pressure.

Labor: If they are every few minutes and fairly intense you may be in labor. Contact yor doctor if he feels you should go to hospital. ...Read more

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Hi doctors. I have back and groin pain. I also have gas. I have had a CT scan done in sept. They found swollen nodes in my chest. Lymphoma?

DDx: Some symptoms -- eg "gas", back pain are common and occur in the majority of the population. Enlarged lymph nodes can be from a variety of causes including lymphoma and many non-cancerous causes. It needs evaluation to develop a differential diagnosis (ddx). ...Read more

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Why is LLQ abdominal pain more concerning with back and groin pain?

Why is LLQ abdominal pain more concerning with back and groin pain?

More Concerning?: Not sure what you mean by 'more concerning'. Any abdominal pain is concerning. If it is associated with right or left side location, back pain, groin pain...it gives us some idea of what structures might be involved in the cause of the pain. Hope this was helpful. Thanks for using Healthtap. Dr R ...Read more

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Week ago dr said I have a bacterial infection down there.antibiotics didn't work. Itching, severe low back and groin pain, fatigue, normal pap not pg?

Week ago dr said I have a bacterial infection down there.antibiotics didn't work. Itching, severe low back and groin pain, fatigue, normal pap not pg?

Go back: to your GYN doctor who can take a CULTURE to define the kind of infection you have...Its important since it sound like the kind of vaginal/cervical infection which does not respond to the "usual" local vaginal treatments! You may need oral antibiotics as well. Do this ASAP since CHRONIC infections can lead to sterility (Pelvic Inflammatory Disease)! Good Luck Hope this helps! Dr Z ...Read more