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Hip Pain During Menstrual Cycle
Is lower back pain (especially around sacrum) common during menses? How to distinguish it from hip pain? And how to relieve it.
The menstrual cycle begins with the shedding of the uterine lining, resulting in bleeding from the vagina. A few weeks later, one ovary releases an egg and the uterine lining thickens in preparation for a potential pregnancy. Pregnancy can occur at this stage if sperm fertilizes the egg. If the egg is not fertilized, the egg will leave your body and ...Read more
Tired, headache, menstrual like cramping 2 and a half weeks before period, cramps a little below between both of my ribs, hip pain. What do I have?
It will be difficult: To tie all of those together. Get on the pill and see where the pain goes, it's first line for pelvic pain and cramping. Could have bladder involved. Could have anxiety with a poor pain "filter" do u sleep well at night, have crying spells, back pain, clinch ur teeth at night, worry alot, feel stressed out? These can affect how you experience pain and be combined with cramping. I would get seen. ...Read more
Low back injury, not pregnant, menstrual-like cramps now, some exercise too soon. Related? Hip pain too : (all related to back? Anxiety issues too...
relax and see: You are trying to be efficient and placing a lot of information with few words. It is not difficult to tweak your back by overdoing things. This may result in back pain was some radiation into the hips and legs etc. That may last for weeks. It's easy to become anxious about these kind of things. Who wants to have back problems? The general rule is: things that come out of nowhere go away. ...Read more
Lumbar fx: In general, yes the pain can vary in lumbar vertebral fractures because of varying hormonal levels. Those hormones directly affect micro blood flow and can also change sensory response. ...Read more
Sharp pain right side 1.5" from right hip, 5" slightly diagonal from pubic bone, radiates front to back. Started menstrual cycle a little over 48 hour?
Unsure: Could be several things. If it is severe or persists more than several hours then you should be evaluated. Sorry but the list of possible causes is long. With any type of abdominal/pelvic pain, best to be seen. If any fevers, vomiting, diarrhea, sudden worsening of pain, please be seen right away. Sorry this was not more helpful. Best of luck with this. Dr R ...Read more
Hip pain is common: During pregnancy there are three changes that can have significant impact on the hip. First is the change in activity level. Second is the change in weight and how it is carried. And third are the hormone level. All of these changes can impact the stresses around the hip and may lead to hip pain. ...Read more
I sleep on the floor to alleviate back pain but lately have been getting severe hip pain during the night, what can I do?
Try a firm mattress: You are likely suffering from prolonged diect compression over the bony prominence of your hips referred to as the greater trochanter. A bursa exists between the skin and the bony prominence there, and can become inflamed and cause local pain and irritation that could easily wake you at night. Some level of padding, perhaps in the form of a firm mattress, may help alleviate the pain. ...Read more
Is severe hip pain normal during pregnancy and is there anything that can be done besides suffer until the baby comes out?
Possible Hip problem: This could be either a primary hip problem or a tightness of muscles and underlying tissues (fascia) giving you a muscular pain issue. Either way you should have your pcp examine you to rule out these issues and direct you to the correct treatment, potentially specific physcial therapy regimens. ...Read more
Is it ok to sleep slightly tilted up during pregnancy or slightly angled to to the left? I'm 22w4d with marginal previa. All left causes me hip pain
30 years old. Severe lower back and hip pain during fasting month (Ramadan) never happened before, no serious injury. Plz help?
The body can:
Change through fasting or accident..
A year can make a big difference, please see your doc
To rule out illness of kidney, muscle pull, etc. Peace and good health. ...Read more
Hip pain esp during sleep. Almost like has catch n it but worse then pain during day after. Have to lay flat to ease off during the night?
Bursitis: Sounds like - pain on the outside of the hip along the bone is called trochanteric pain syndrome or bursitis. The tightness and catching can be due to a band of tissue the it band which has gotten tight and feels like it catches. Stretch by crossing your legs in a standing position and try to touch the sides of your ankles leaning over the side. Ice and antiinflammatories may help as well. ...Read more
I have iliopsoas tendonosis since 2 yrs only in right hip. Pain is unbearable during my monthly period. What can I do to make it better?
I'm 18, I have severe hip pain during my period. My period cramps are also very painful. What could this mean?
Means you need exam: There's no benefit from guessing at the outcome of an exam before it's done. Even if one guessed right, it would do nothing to correct the problem. So, the right course of action is an exam and treatment plan for whatever is found. Pain, especially severe acute pain can be a great aid in early detection of a problem. Take advantage of it to make it right as soon and as well as possible. ...Read more
Hi, I have hurt myself during some workout and I am still suffering from left hip pain. I think it is my gluteus muscles and lack of proper physiotherapist in our place I have no idea what is really happening to me. I am doing some gluteus muscles stretc
Tested clear on pap smear, yet have chronic pelvic/left hip pain, and discomfort during sex, I think due to constipation? Any ideas?
Fiber one cereal: If constipation is the problem, 1 cup of fiber one cereal in a blender with 1.5 cups of pears in pear juice blended. Store in a tupperware bowl and put one tablespoon of that "goop" in any hot beverage every morning. Helps with ibs and constipation and helps firm up mild diarrhea. ...Read more
28yo F, sharp pain occasionally in left hip, pain during sex, frequent need to urinate, stabbing pains in vaginal area, could this be ovorian cancer?
Lower back pain along with right buttock and right hip pain. Painful during movement. Looking down with chin on chest causes shooting pain down back.
Sciatica: Although there are several possibilities, one if the more common causes is a sciatica, which is an irritation of a nerve in the back that can cause pain that runs into the hip. When you lower your chin, it increases the pressure in the spinal canal and can aggravate the symptoms like you are describing. The hip and the SI joint are also potential causes. Don't hesitate to be seen. ...Read more
My sister has constant cramps in her pelvis. It is unrelated to her menstrual cycle. What could cause this?
See her doctor: It could be a number of causes including an infection. ...Read more
I have been having a pain on my left side above the hip region. It kind of feels like a side stitch, but worse. I started my menstrual period yesterday morning and the pain started last night. No fever, blood in urine etc. What could this be?
Ovary: Sounds like a pain in the ovary. It could be a cyst. They often resolve spontaneously after your menses. There are many other possibilities, including low grade infection, intestinal or appendix, urinary tract and hernia, so if it is severe or persistent, get it checked by a gynecologist. ...Read more
Identify problem 1st: If you are experiencing hip pain, the first step is to identify the cause of the hip pain. An evaluation with your primary care physician or an orthopaedic surgeon, with xrays of your hip, should be considered. Depending on the cause, the pain can be treated a number of different ways, including medications, physical therapy, injections, and occasionally surgery. ...Read more
Severl possibilites: These include arthritis, sciatica, bursitis and lumbar disc disease to name just a few. THerefore, I would recommend evaluation by Orthopedics who may be able to confirm the answer via imaging and hopefully use physical therapy or pool therapy and meds to quiet the pain without surgery.Our goal is to get you diagnosed and out of pain as easily as possible so you can live a full life. Keep me posted ...Read more
Menstrual refers to the monthly cycle in women which prepares the female for ovulation, generally once per month, which is that time of month that the egg can be fertilized by the male sperm, for the purpose of reproduction. Menstrual cycles start at the first day of menstruation. (it's always been curious to me that 'menstrual' and ...Read more