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Hip Pain After Sitting Down
Bursitis v.arthritis: Hip pain after lying down could be a inflammatory problem with the bursa called bursitis. If the pain is worse with longer periods of lying down, it could be stiffness you are experiencing from an arthritic hip. First step is to see a doctor such as a physiatrist who will examine you and may require an x-ray. We may also recommend a trial of an anti-inflammatory. ...Read more
Hip pain when sitting or laying down. When laying pain goes down leg and leg hurts then wil go almost numb?
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
Shooting nerve pain down back of leg calf and right hip upper buttocks area. Pain starts when standing after long periods of sitting no back pwin ?
Common with OA: One of the common symptoms of joint osteoarthritis is that the joints become stiff and painful after brief or extended inactive periods. Usually when you get up, you will need to wait a few moments, then the first few steps are more difficult, but once you get going it becomes less achy. This again happens after sitting down for a while. Evaluation for osteoarthritis would be a start. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Burning pain in right groin when sitting or lying down. Rest of hip and leg aches some when sitting.Less pain when standing walking. Pregnant. Causes?
Unlikely Hip: Typical hip pain that stems from arthritis is usually not described as "burning". However, nerve pain, (called neuropathy) is commonly described by patients as burning, tingling, electrical. The location of your pain in the groin is similar to where hip joint pain would be felt, but your description of the pain gives me the sense that this is a nerve. Arthritis also has stiffness involved. ...Read more
Severe, shooting throbbing pain in left hip radiating into knee/calf for 7 mon. Almost unbearable when standing or walking. No pain when seated. Help!
Evaluate Low Back: If you are not improving have your doctor order a lumbar spine mri. Many times a herniated disc in the back can cause leg pain especially if you have not improved with the medications and physical therapy. If it is a herniated disc you may need evaluation from a spine specialist to determine what other options might be needed (injections, surgery, etc) to help reduce pain. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Snapping sensation lower back, stabbing pain. Lightheaded. Worse after sitting or lying down. Legs unsteady/weak. Hips/abdomen now hurting.
Back pain: You pulled your back, have someone take you to the emergency room for pain control. ...Read more
Pain in lower right back above buttocks. Travels down leg. Knee pain shooting down leg when crossing legs. No knee swelling, full weight bearing.
Sharp severe pain in left knee. Pain occurs when bending or lifting leg, when going down stairs, and when pressing quad-edge of kneecap.
Protection!: You know the joke "Doc, it hurts when I do this." and Doc says "Don't do that! Well, for now try not to do those things. Also use a good knee brace to protect/imobolize the knee until you can see a doctor for an exam. Rest will help whatever it is to stop further irritation damage. Knees can be unforgiving, so treat them w/ gentle care. Best! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Tenderness in upper outer right calf. Pain intensifies when getting up after sitting for a while. Pain from hip to knee when stretching opposite leg.
Lumbar disk?: An s-1 nerve root irritation will cause this type of symptom pattern. Stretching the opposite side pulls the nerve root towards that side, also theother side also pulled 2 that side. If is trapped or irritated & not able 2 move it let's u kno. This is radicular pain & is referred to the area it innervates. This is what causes pain in the opposite leg. ...Read more
Left lower abdominal pain radiates on back. Hurts when bending and climbing stairs or getting up from a sitting positon or in bed. No pain upon urinat?
Pain stronger when i get up after lieing down or sitting down. Radiates from right hip down my right leg to my feet. Walking reduces pain. ?
Merits evaluation.: Your symptoms could represent impingement of a nerve supplying the leg. You deserve a careful evaluation by an orthopedic surgeon; after examining you, the doctor would decide if imaging of the spine or hip might be warranted, and what therapy you might require. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
sides and back of knee
sharp consistant pain
instability in the joint
worsens after sitting
while sitting cannot raise leg off of floor?
Get Ortho evaluation: With complaints of constant pain and a sense of instability, you would be best served by having a thorough orthopaedic examination to assess whether or not you have a significant injury such as a meniscal tear or ligamentous tear. ...Read more
Severe neck pain radiates down arm. 5 days now. Much less pain when walking. Most pain when sitting. Little to no pain when laying on back.
Herniated disk: This may be the sign of a herniated disc with nerve compression. You should see your pmd to have yourself evaluated with a neurological exam to see if you need imaging and also to help you with the pain. Many of these cases resolve on its own with just some time and therapy. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Pain in right groin, radiates to right hip & thigh-feels worse when sitting & then standing up. Lessens after walking a bit...Femoral hernia ?
Could be: Best to see your primary care provider for an exam. Even then, it is often difficult to find small hernias in women on exam, and you may need a dynamic ultrasound or ct scan to make the diagnosis. If the symptoms are mild enough, and your exam is normal, it may be appropriate just to observe it. Hope this helps! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Torn miniscus, bursa: The more common causes of your symptoms are petallar bursitis (the patellar bursa becomes swollen, irritated and painful), and a meniscal tear (tearing of the cartilage disc between the femur and the tib/fib complex. If it persists for more than a few days, you need to see an orthopedist for an eval and knee MRI. In the meantime, an adjustable brace would not hurt, and would give support. ...Read more
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