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Gluteal Muscles Pain
Natural history: Gait analysis studies show thigh (quad muscle) inhibition and weakness as we age. It is a natural cause of limping (or knee hyperextended walking), which aggravates the hamstring tendons. Exercises to retrain the quad muscles can help. These exercises include straight leg raises, exercise bicycle, and gentle stairclimbing. Forcing yourself not to limp will also help. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
It is a body tissue that has the ability to contract. It shortens and generates force. It relaxes and returns to its original length. Muscles move joints, stabilize the body, move air and food through the organs, act as valves for bladder, bowel and other organs. They control movement of the eyes. They help us express ourselves by changing the shape of our ...Read more
Mri shows 1.5 inch lipoma deep in left gulteal muscle - could this be causing pain in gluteal muscle and siatica pain in same leg?
Yes or Piriformis: The sciatic nerve runs underneath the piriformis muscle and typically does not irritate the nerve. However if the muscle is irritated or the nerve runs through the belly of the muscle (5-10% of people) it can press on the sciatic nerve and cause the sciatica type pain in the buttock region but also radiate into the leg as well. Typically stretching and nsaids are mainstay for treatment. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
What does "t1 and t2 hyperintense focus at L1 vertebral segment" suggest (from MRI reading)? Have pain, muscle spasms, hard tissue in low back/gluteal
May be inflammation: Hyper intensity my indicate inflammation or a hemangioma. Tough to say without looking at the images. I would see a spine specialist and get an opinion. The gluteal area is well below l1. So I do not believe those symptoms are related. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
Had l5-c1 herniated disc yea. Sever gluteal muscle pain 4 weeks ago. Since 4 days i'm having lower back bone pain. Difficulty & Pain urinating. ?
Here are some ...: Go to confirm no UTI, poor bladder emptying, etc. by physical exam + testing UA & residual urine. As to managing the potential consequence from nerve compression affecting bladder nerve, work with Doc so to decide what and how. In the meantime, try to urinate on regular basis + using one of alpha-blockers to help relax bladder opening and prostate urethra. Hopefully, all things in lower spine will ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
What would happen if someone received invega sustenna initiation dose(s) in their gluteal muscle instead of recommended deltoid muscle?
Likely nothing: No reports of adverse reactions located for that scenario. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
Wht could b this if i m having rght side gluteal pain involving si region also. Is it gynaec or mucular?
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Had orcheictomy in november 2012. Felt pain in muscles few days back. Is it just a normal exertion work load pain? I continue my regular work life.
Orchiectomy : Without further details of your medical history and the festivals of your "regular work life, " it is hard to say whether the pain is connected to the surgery and the original problem. Was it a tumor? You are less than 6 mos out from your surgery, so it is best to check with your urologist/ oncologist to make sure everything is ok. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
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Depends: Need to find out why your muscles ache. If it's from exercise tylenol or Motrin and extra water. If it is from a medication consult your doctor about stopping the medication. If it is unprovoked pain then see your doctor for an evaluation. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
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