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Dimples On 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
I have two small moveable lumps in the dimples of my lower back. I have had them for over a year and no growth. Should i be concerned?
Lumps: Usually no cause for concern, especially if on both sides. Probably fatty tumors. ...Read more
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 pain in my Lower back near the upper part of my buttocks, near my back dimples. It causes my groin and hips to hurt. What could this be?
I fell dwn the stairs hit my lower back spine between my two dimples on my back.Now theres 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
Conservative: For most back pain conservative treatment is best including, rest, gentle massage, stretching, mild anti inflammatory medications, heat or cold packs and avoiding things that make the pain worse. If the pain is severe, persistent or associated with other symptoms,including weakness, numbness, abdominal pain or urinary symptoms it is best to get it checked out in a consultation ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Depends: There are many potential causes of lumbago or low back pain. The most common causes are related to strain or injury to the mucles and/or structures of the lower spine. While a "cure" often depends on the actual cause, prevention can be obtained by maintaining a healthy weight, good flexibility, and a strong core. See your physician if you have pain greater than 2 weeks. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer