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Doctor insights on: Back Stiffness And Upper Groin Pain

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Stiffness Or Decreased Movement (Definition)

Stiffness is a symptom of inflammation surrounding a joint or muscle and making it more resistant to movement. Neurological disorders can sometimes cause stiffness. ...Read more


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Could low back and groin pain be sciatica?

Could low back and groin pain be sciatica?

General term: Sciatica has become a generalized term implying a nerve problem involving the leg. Low back pain associated with groin pain can indeed be due to nerves in the lumbo-sacral region, so best to be checked out by your doctor for potential issues. ...Read more

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Hello I have left side groin pain, I woke up with a lot of pain lower back, uruine was dark 2 hours later pain got better 2 days later still have pain?

Hello I have left side groin pain, I woke up with a lot of pain lower back, uruine was dark 2 hours later pain got better 2 days later still have pain?

See a doctor: You may have one of several potentially serious problems, including pelvic inflammatory disease, kidney stones, urinary tract infection, and so on. Please get this seen and diagnosed and treated. Hope you are better soon. ...Read more

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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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What does having lower back, hip and groin pain mean?

What does having lower back, hip and groin pain mean?

See below: This is a problem that requires a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. In that meeting, your doctor will listen to you, perform a throrough examination and possibly order labs or other tests. Based on this information, he/she will be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...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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Low back and severe groin pain feels like pinched nerve, l5s1, what do you think?

Low back and severe groin pain feels like pinched nerve, l5s1, what do you think?

Upper low back: Usually disc disorders of the upper lumbar spine l1l2 or l2l3 are associated with anterior and high thigh pain and groin pain. L5s1 sometimes can have referred pain but other things including inguinal hernia or testicular problems should be considered by your physician. ...Read more

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Having bad groin pain 3 weeks after lumbar fusion especially when laying down.

Having bad groin pain 3 weeks after lumbar fusion especially when laying down.

Hmm..: Call your doc! There are a few complications (adjacent segment degeneration, psoas hematoma) that could explain this even though its probably just a hip strain. ...Read more

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Could scoliosis cause back, hip, and groin pain all of a sudden after years of having no problems?

Could scoliosis cause back, hip, and groin pain all of a sudden after years of having no problems?

Maybe, maybe not: Just because you have scoliosis does not mean you cannot develop other conditions. People with and without scoliosis can get degeneration in their backs and have back and buttock pain. Groin pain is more commonly due to hip joint problems rather than spine problems. Consider seeing your primary provider or a hip specialist about that. ...Read more

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What would cause a tingly tickly feeling in one side of crotch groin. Pain on that side in hip and back sometimes like sciatica.

What would cause a tingly tickly feeling in one side of crotch groin. Pain on that side in hip and back sometimes like sciatica.

Pinched Nerve: Sounds like you have a pinched nerve in your back. I would suggest seeing a pain/spine specialist to evaluate you further to evaluate what level and what can be done to treat you. There are interventional treatments besides medications and surgeries that might reduce or eliminate the pain altogether. ...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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G.herpes with lumbar pain and right groin pain with limping. Could these symptoms all be related?

Yes: As with most viral infections you usually have 'global' symptoms (aches, pains, fever, etc). So it is very common with an outbreak of genital herpes to have lumbar and groin pain, tender lymph nodes, fatigue, etc. The viral symptoms last a few day but the rash itself may last longer. ...Read more

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Lower left back pain 24 hrs. Radiates to lower left abdomine and occasionally groin. Pain scale it's a 6. Worse with movement. What is going on?

Kidney related?: Do you have any burning when you pass urine? Any fever or chills if so it could be kidney related, if you did any thing exremely strenuous, it is possible that pain could be related to your back muscle or disc but given you age unlikely. If it persists talk to your doctor who can run some simple urine test and figure out what the problem is. Good luck. ...Read more

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My 12 year old daughter has got groin pain when doing exercises that require her hip stretching back (sprinting, splits) Apparent for more than 1month?

My 12 year old daughter has got groin pain when doing exercises that require her hip stretching back (sprinting, splits) Apparent for more than 1month?

Be seen: She would be wise to be seen and have an X-ray of that hip. Hip conditions such as a slipped capital femoral epiphysis are not terribly In common in that age group. The knee should be checked as well. ...Read more

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Can my haitas hernia give me back ache and groin pain?

Can my haitas hernia give me back ache and groin pain?

Search elsewhere: A hiatal hernia is an enlargement of the opening in the diaphragm thru which the esophagus passes to enter the abdomen. It is very common & often w/o symptoms; if any, heartburn is by far the most commonr. Back pain would be very, very unusual and groin pain unrelated. ...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?

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 heavily 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 intervention ...Read more

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GN removed 5 months ago. I get pain under my right rib back front n side. Also groin pain what can it be. Worries can it be my liver or pancreas?

GN removed 5 months ago. I get pain under my right rib back front n side. Also groin pain what can it be. Worries can it be my liver or pancreas?

Gallbladder: Remember that removing the gallbladder can remove the pain of gallbladder attacks. If you had sludge then you are at risk for small stones in your common bile duct. If you are still having pain then see your doctor and surgeon. Your doctor will examine you, ask questions and may repeat labs. There is always a small risk and your doctors want to know if you are not better. Be well. ...Read more

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I have chronic pain in rt flank, starting below my bottom rib, radiates to low back, feels like it extends into my rt ovary above groin. Pain 5 to 7+?

Renal colic: There are numerous causes for renal colic and abdominal pain.
Typically the evaluation includes a good history and physical exam as well as proper imaging such as ultrasound or cat scan depending on your particular information. ...Read more

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Lower back pain for a few month's, now radiating in buttock, and severe groin pain.

Lower back pain for a few month's, now radiating in buttock, and severe groin pain.

Good time to eval: It is a good time to go in for a thorough interview, exam, and possibly some tests to help determine the cause and the best treatment plan. Good luck! ...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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What are the symptoms of bowel distension? What causes it? How is it treated and what are the risks? Will it cause back pain and groin pain?

What are the symptoms of bowel distension? What causes it? How is it treated and what are the risks? Will it cause back pain and groin pain?

Here are some...: Bowel distention is the ending result of imbalance between gas formation and elimination. Gas formation comes from air swallowing and food indigestion with excess gas production; gas elimination results from poor bowel peristalsis from inactivity or certain medications, or bowel partial or complete obstruction. With these in mind, one can figure out what may cause bowel distention and how to Rx.. ...Read more

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Had success with nerve block for hip, back, groin pain. Now on Lyrica (pregabalin). What are issues with long term use and could MRI help identify source of pain?

Effective drug: Lyrica (pregabalin) works well for many chronic pain patterns, but could cause side effects of weight gain, swelling of feet and ankles, drowsiness, dizziness. Dosage can be readily titrated to most appropriate level for you, but some degree of tolerance will develop over time. MRI may show specific pain generator but not clear whether this will help, based on given data. ...Read more

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Right low back & groin pain. Hurts to bend over. Doc said no kidney stones. What could it be? Please help!

Get an exam: A doc, trainer, therapist can use your exam and your story to help give you an answer. Otherwise I could probably spend hours listing possible causes... ...Read more

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I have a 3mm kidney stone just found by ultra sound. I do not have any back pain but I do have groin pain on the right side. How long to pass a stone?

I have a 3mm kidney stone just found by ultra sound. I do not have any back pain but I do have groin pain on the right side. How long to pass a stone?

Here are some. ..: Most of times, a non-moving stone inside kidney as incidentally found with US would not hurt the stone owner. As to right groin pain, its cause can be deduced by comprehensive evaluation + physical exam + timely tests. To help move such effective process of care, follow instructions in http://www. Formefirst. Com/eNewsletter06.html. Thereby, you'll gain useful insights on how to handle day-to-day... ...Read more

Groin Pain (Definition)

Groin pain refers to discomfort in the area where the abdomen ends ...Read more


Groin (Definition)

The region or crease between ...Read more