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Doctor insights on: Causes Of Ischial Tuberosity Tenderness

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What is the difference between a hamstring and ischial tuberosity?

What is the difference between a hamstring and ischial tuberosity?

Muscle vs bone: There are three muscles on the back of the femur (thigh bone) that run from your hip to your knee and are collectively called the "hamstrings". The ischial tuberosity is the name of the bony area where the top of the hamstrings attach. ...Read more

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Pain in ischial tuberosity when sitting. Radiates down leg at times. Not too bad. 6 week wait for diagnosis/treatment. Is any exercise safe? Swimming?

Pain in ischial tuberosity when sitting. Radiates down leg at times. Not too bad. 6 week wait for diagnosis/treatment. Is any exercise safe? Swimming?

Yes: Two most common causes are an inflmation of the bursae over the is cholla tiberosity or a variation of a "sciatica" from the back. Swimming and exercise are ok as long as they don't aggravate your pain. If they do, you may need to cut back. ...Read more

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Is it possible that herpes could cause a big painless node(s) in the groin or are herpes lymph nodes always going to be tender/painful?3 day aftersex

Is it possible that herpes could cause a big painless node(s) in the groin or are herpes lymph nodes always going to be tender/painful?3 day aftersex

Thoughts: Typically if you first get infected with herpes, small sores, scabs and itching occur first and then the virus lays dormant for years. That presentation sounds more like an infected follicle which you could use bacitracin for. See your doctor or someone with an infectious disease background and be examined. You can check a blood test to rule out exposure if really concerned. ...Read more

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What causes tender swollen lymp node?

What causes tender swollen lymp node?

Several things: Lymph nodes are a site of inflammatory response and immune reaction. Swollen, tender lymph nodes are a common response to bacterial or viral infection. Lymph nodes can also enlarge and become tender in certain autoimmune diseases. Lymphoma is a type of tumor that develops in lymph nodes and finally certain types of cancer will "drain" cells into a lymph nodes and spread to those nodes. ...Read more

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What causes swollen brest and tender nipples?

What causes swollen brest and tender nipples?

Many possibilities: There are many potential causes. One may be medication - certain medication may cause this. Another could be due to pregnancy or hormonal shifting. Simple irritation and rubbing from clothing or trauma. However it may be something more serious such as a growth in the brain. Please see your family physician to further evaluate. ...Read more

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What can cause tender breasts?

What can cause tender breasts?

Breast pain: or mastalgia is very common in young women prior to menses. It is benign and self-limited. Unilateral breast pain can occur in older women. Pregnancy can also lead to swelling and pain in the breasts. Talk w/your doctor, ...Read more

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What can cause vaginal tenderness?

What can cause vaginal tenderness?

Various: Certain conditions may cause vaginal tenderness: infections, allergic reaction (for example, latex allergy with condoms), or at times caginal spasms called vaginismis. Is the tenderness in the vagina or both vaginal and exterior? Any sores or discharge? Any difficulty with penetration? These are all things to consider and know to help make a diagnosis. ...Read more