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Commom problem: Get a plastic blow up seating donut form the drug store ( they are pretty cheap) use it while sitting and wait for it to get better beyond that there is not much to do for these types of problems. ...Read more
Lumbar puncture on 3/10/13 back still hurts when sitting or standing or lying down & fall on butt in nov.2012 no broken tailbone?
Fell of JetSki. Thigh hurts walking , standing sitting. Can't press down on bike pedal. Going up and downstairs hurts. And a pickle feeling sitting .
Charlie horse: Sounds like a contusion of the quadrates muscles of the anterior thigh, commonly known as a charlie horse. Rest , anti-inflammatories, stretching and ice should help. If not seek further care. ...Read more
Diabetic-RA- lost balance-2 mos ago-fell onto sofa w/left bare heel slamming concrete floor. Painful-anything touching it & its my weightbearing leg.
Thigh weakness: straightening leg from a bent and weight-bearing position (climbing stairs, squats, etc) = leg reflexively feels like buckling. Ideas?
Could be: A serious neurologic disorder. You need to see a doctor right away. ...Read more
Bilateral hip pain every time i sit on my couch. Hurts entire time i sit. Doesn't hurt if i sit in a hard wooden chair. Would a firmer couch help?
What is hip pain?: True hip joint pain typically causes pain in the groin. Buttock pain may be related to the low back or si joint. Outer buttock/thigh pain can be related to greater trochanteric bursitis, iliotibial band syndrome or other local musculotendonous problems. Either way, recommend you get checked. ...Read more
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I flipped chair in nurse station charting, I hit floor on bottom, chair hit back of my head hard.NP said contusion and lumbar sprain? Head still foggy
Contusion: Sorry for your accident. After even a mild concussion do not do activities that can compromise your health and cause further head injury. Avoid tasks that require concentration or complicated thinking. Follow up appointments are very important. Also follow the advice of your health care provider. Be well. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hip pain on right side can't bear wieght hurts to go up stairs history:overweight do leg exercises 3x a week fall on buttbone?
I fell hard on bathroom tiles onto buttocks 3 days ago and have still bad pain inside buttocks/pelvis when sitting on floor / walking uphill or stairs?
Sacral pain: The fact that it hurts when you move makes me think you have sacroiliac joint dysfunction. Pain only when sitting can be due to sacral pain - too early to call it coccidynia. This is all probably bruising and muscle spasm - but only an exam by your physician can determine this. ...Read more
Right knee: pain bottom left of knee cap; no pain kneeling, pain 1st 4-5 times down stairs and when walking on hard surface store floors for 3+ hours?
Chondromalacia: Very likely this represents roughened/damaged cartilage behind the kneecap termed patellar chondromalacia. 1st line treatment can include quadriceps, gluteal and hamstring strengthening; it band stretching and a knee brace that stabilizes the kneecap. Many other treatment options exist based on age, severity, activity level, etc. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
24f slipped down steps fell butt!a lot pain, shoots down upper r leg when laying.Trouble going #2 feels like a bulge around anus.Possible colon injury?
See health provider: Please see your health care provider as soon as possible! a colon injury is unlikely, but a bony injury to the sacrum or lumbar spine is possible. Also, there is a chance for an injury or swelling around nerves or nerve roots in the lumbar area, especially if it is difficult to defecate, or if incontinent of stool. Painful defecation not necessarily related to nerves. ...Read more
In volleyball today I landed flat on my knee cap on wood gym floor. I had little knee pad on. Hurts to bend knee at all sorta a knot on front of cap
Exam/x-ray: Please proceed to your local ER or UC clinic to rule out a fracture. ...Read more
Doing squats yesterday no weights and it felt like something above my knee cap ripped. I only did 8. Today go down stairs or sit down on Couch same?
Doubt U tor the quad: but surly U injured it. coming out of a deep squat, puts Ur quad @ a bad advantage as far as leverage is concerned. for now ice, neoprene sleeve, I call non-functional bracing. it merely send stronger signals 2 Ur brain for proprioception, & sub consciously will B protective of it. as a brace, it adds no more than that. in 4 days NSAIDS, activity modification & slowly get back in 2 exercise as tol ...Read more
What's the best right knee brace for hiking?After a long hike swinging my leg forward hurts. Sitting Indian style hurts but straight bend is ok.
Had foot surgery, using knee scooter, hit unseen hole, fell hit my knee hard. Knee has a knot on top of cap, cap moves a bit, is catching on somethin?
Call ur foot doctor: Your doctor needs to know that you had knee trauma on top of the foot surgery, so they can advise you what to do.The cap is the patella, and it's good that it moves a bit. The knot is from the impact on it form your knee hitting the pavement (hole).If it feels like it's catching on something, it's most likely from the swelling of the cap, that needs to be evaluated by your doctor, and documented. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers