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I have pain & discomfort near my upper butt where my back dimples are located. It's caused pain in my hips & inner thighs. What could this be?

I have pain & discomfort near my upper butt where my back dimples are located. It's caused pain in my hips & inner thighs. What could this be?

Low back: More than likely this is musculoskeletal discomfort and an evaluation by an orthopedic specialist would be worthwhile. Any appropriate tests will be ordered and, if deemed advisable, referrals may be made to a rheumatologist and or physical therapist. ...Read more

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I've got a large bump on my lower back right between back dimples, it covers the entire space between the dimples. Its hard and aches a little.

I've got a large bump on my lower back right between back dimples, it covers the entire space between the dimples. Its hard and aches a little.

Cyst: Depending how long the lump has been present and how it formed, it may recede on its own, may need to be drained, or may need to be excised. See your physician and she/he will be better able to assess it. It is likely benign (meaning it won't cause serious problems), but is likely to be a nuisance until you get it taken care of. ...Read more

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I have a puffy spot on my lower back between my dimples its always been there just not as puffy. It became that way when I was prego. Its a year later?

I have a puffy spot on my lower back between my dimples its always been there just not as puffy. It became that way when I was prego. Its a year later?

Hard to say: Discuss with your doctor. You might want an x-ray of your lower back to assess. There are conditions that involve the distal spine that are not clinically significant but worth knowing about (e.g. Spina bifida occulta). ...Read more

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Will my dimples come back if I lose weight? Please help me docs!

Will my dimples come back if I lose weight? Please help me docs!

Sorry, I can't: Predict that - not even sure what part of the body your dimples are on. ...Read more

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Will my dimples come back after my wisdom teeth have been pulled out?

Will my dimples come back after my wisdom teeth have been pulled out?

No: Logically explain to me what the dimples on your cheeks have to do with your wisdom teeth that in the back of your mouth. Having your wisdom teeth out may cause you to lose whatever wisdom you have so be careful. ...Read more

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Does everyone have dimples on their lower back?

Does everyone have dimples on their lower back?

No: Most people do not. The "dimples of venus" seen on some slim people overlie the sacroiliac joints. Why they are visible in some people and not others remains a mystery of medicine, just like why some people have chin clefts and others do not. ...Read more

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Why do women have dimples on both sides of the lower spine?

Surface anatomy: The preceding answer suggested these are seen in thin people. These are part of the normal surface anatomy and one need not be thin, or female, although they are celebrated in art, usually in Rubenesque women. Google "sacral dimples of Venus" for some illustrative examples. ...Read more

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I had a simple filling done 6 days ago. I got a local anaesthetic. 2 days ago I noticed one of my dimples is gone. Is this normal? Will it come back?

I had a simple filling done 6 days ago. I got a local anaesthetic. 2 days ago I noticed one of my dimples is gone. Is this normal? Will it come back?

Unusual: It is possible that there is some residual swelling from the injection, if it was for an upper back tooth. 6 days is a bit long for this to last. I would go see your dentist to recheck this. ...Read more

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I fell dwn the stairs hit my lower back spine between my two dimples on my back. Now there's a round purple dark patch? . My hips feel paraylsed and hard

I fell dwn the stairs hit my lower back spine between my two dimples on my back. Now there's a round purple dark patch? . My hips feel paraylsed and hard

Need X-Rays: You may have a broken hip or back especially if you can not stand or walk on your leg please go to the emergency room so they can evaluate you especially if you fell down today. If you did it few days ago then you can talk to your doctor who can get x-rays ordered for you good luck. ...Read more

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Back keeps going out?

Back keeps going out?

See your doctor: Some people are prone to back problems and in many cases not much to do except keep moving. There are some conditions that present with back pain that can be treatable and also some that can be more serious (particularly if you have leg weakness or loss of control of bowel/bladder see dr urgently). A doctor assessment can sort all this out ...Read more

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I have pain in back area?

Need context: With such a vague symptom, it is impossible to give a good answer unless we know the context of the pain (when, where exactly, how painful, etc, etc). ...Read more

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How can I go back to zie 14?

Question: What is your question please resubmit your question and be more explicit ...Read more

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What cause pain in back butt?

What cause pain in back butt?

Difficult to say: Pain in the low back on either side could be due to a variety of things from muscles, joints nerves and problems with your internal organs such as your kidneys. It is worth getting evaluated to make sure it is nothing serious. Try physical therapy and conservative measures. You may benefit from seeing an interventional pain physician. ...Read more

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What causes my Back to grind?

See details: Do you mean back pain or just back cracking? Pain has many causes and the back needs to be evaluated. Cracking means nothing. ...Read more

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What causes air in your back?

Trauma: This condition has been decribed after trauma, to include motor vehicle collisions and suspension from hooks. It is not a common condition. ...Read more

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What causes chronic back pains?

Several options: Back pain is usually related to arthritic changes to the spine. Sometime back pain can be related to infections, cancer, fractures, or even other organs such as the kidney, bladder, etc. If your pain lasts greater than 2 weeks I would see your physician. ...Read more

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Why I have lowe r back problelm?

MANY MANY REASONS: Sounds like you need a full check-up and evaluation by a Primary Care Provider!

Hope this helps!
Dr Z ...Read more

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My baby is constantly backed up?

My baby is constantly backed up?

Constipation?: How old is your baby and what are you feeding your baby? ...Read more

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I pulled my back. What do I do?

Any red flags?: Back injury is a very common condition for which xrays, ct scans & mris are useless unless you have certain red flags like high speed motor vehicle collision, gun shot wound, weakness, incontinence, fever, injectable drug use, etc. Most back pain resolves in a few weeks. Check out choosingwisely. Org campaign: http://www. Choosingwisely. Org/doctor-patient-lists/imaging-tests-for-lower-back-pain/. ...Read more

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I would like toget back on My meds.

I would like toget back on My meds.

Unclear question: If your doctor prescribed you medication, it would be prudent to take the medications as directed.
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What could cause your back to spasm?

What could cause your back to spasm?

Back spasms: Sprain/strain of the actual muscles of the back or irritation to the nerves or arteries supplying the back muscles. Medical conditions such as dehydration and electrolyte abnormalities may also be responsible. There are many causes of back muscle spasms and these just a few. The exact scientific reason behind skeletal muscle spasm is yet to be defined. ...Read more

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What causes fat pockets on your back?

This is one: Storage area for adipose tissue. Fat can be stored in many areas. ...Read more

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Can you permanently damaged your back?

Yes: Back pain is a very common problem and most of the time does not get cured. Most people will developed frequent recurrences or exacerbations of pain. Some patients will require chronic use of strong analgesics (pain killers). We first try antiinflamatories and physical therapy, if not helped...Epidural steroid injections if no help...Surgery (50% chances of improvement or to prevent cord compressi. ...Read more