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Flucuating hormones. Irregular periods + acne at 42! joints crack esp hips. Severe hip pain, linked to hormones? Treatment?

Flucuating hormones.  Irregular periods + acne at 42!  joints crack esp hips.  Severe hip pain, linked to hormones? Treatment?

See your doctor: It may be best to first start with your pcp, and discuss the concerns you have. So that you have a starting point. Then s/he can also do a hormone panel assessment to see how you're doing to ck your Progesterone and estrogen levels. The severe hip pain needs to be assessed further too. So that may be related, in that hormones have a protective effect on bone, heart, and brain. But it may also be that it is completely separate, and unrelated to your hormones. So this is why you need to speak to your doctor. ...Read more

Estrogen (Definition)

Estrogen is a hormone that is secreted by the ovaries and affects ovulation, ...Read more


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Rh knee LH side pain also lower leg and Rh lower back?

See a osteopathic DR: If you have hip pain, and knee pain too on both sides of your body, and low back pain, it would be a very good idea to see osteopathic physician, who can evaluate, and treat you and offer solutions. You may need imaging if it's severe. If not, s/he can get you out of pain, and provide immediate relief quickly. It will depend on your medical, trauma, social, dietary history. ...Read more

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Pain in hip, groin, lower back and pelvic area?

Pain in hip, groin, lower back and pelvic area?

More than one locati: This appears to have pain comes from more than one location. Groin pain could suggest the hip or surrounding muscles. Although it can occur back pain usually does not come from the hip . Your evaluation will need to look at both areas: back, including bone, joint continuous muscles. ...Read more

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IUD in lower uterine seg. @last U/S. Feeling strange, pelvic tugging, palpable uterus (I think: fist sized swelling mid pubic region), nausea. ?

IUD in lower uterine seg. @last U/S. Feeling strange, pelvic tugging, palpable uterus (I think: fist sized swelling mid pubic region), nausea. ?

What's your question: Presumably you're wondering if you're pregnant. If so, take a home pregnancy test. While IUDs are amazingly effective, partly b/c they take out human variable when it comes to adherence, they're not infallible. So if you're worried about possible pregnancy, home pregnancy tests are inexpensive, available w/o prescription, and highly accurate (just as good as those in doctor's office). ...Read more

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Breast pain uterus vagina pain bones ache can't sleep

Pain: Generalized pain is serious. You should be checked by a doctor. ...Read more

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Is hip adduction bad for hips?

Is hip adduction bad for hips?

Not necessarily: Typically the exercises that are focused on to strengthen the hip focus on abduction, and extension. These exercises work on the large muscles such as the gluteus. Adduction and flexion should also be part of any hip therapy regimen and are not necessarily bad unless there is a particular reason (ie patients with hip replacements should avoid adduction as may put them at risk for dislocation). ...Read more

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Can hip injection infect my hip replacement?

Can hip injection infect my hip replacement?

Depends: Many hip injections are done for bursitis (greater trochanteric bursitis - the side of the hip) - these injections are superfical, outside of the joint, and would be highly unlikely to cause infection of a hip replacement. However, if you have had an actual injection into the joint itself, then there is certainly the possibility of an infection occurring, however chances are still low. ...Read more

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18 weeks pregnant, pelvic pressure, hip and low back pain. Previous pre-term birth.

18 weeks pregnant, pelvic pressure, hip and low back pain. Previous pre-term birth.

Lots of Reasons: When pregnant, there are so many things going on. Your hormones are very different causing your ligaments to stretch quite a bit especially in the pelvis resulting in pain. Also the baby's position can place stress on your spine resulting in bulging discs or even herniated disks causing the sciatica pain. Recommend seeing a pregnancy specialized therapist that can guide you through this. ...Read more

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Low back pain after hip replacement neurosurgeon?

Unusual: It is unusual to have new onset low back pain after hip replacement surgery. I would first discuss this with the surgeon that replaced your hip. ...Read more

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Hip and back pain due to uneven hips?

Hip and back pain due to uneven hips?

Hip Pain: Have u ever been evaluated before? Most of time physical therapy helps. Needs to have xrays or MRI to better evaluate if long term proem. Any history of accident or trauma? Do you limp? Any history of birth defect or problem during delivery? ...Read more

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What causes high progesterone (3x upper limit) in post-menapausal female? (also testosterone 4x upper limit). Very low estrogen. Hyst. 2007, 1 ovary

What causes high progesterone (3x upper limit) in post-menapausal female? (also testosterone 4x upper limit). Very low estrogen. Hyst. 2007, 1 ovary

Have labs repeated.: If they remain in this range, it may be that you have some metabolic defect that is causing a build up of those hormones. Progesterone is a precursor to the other hormones, and rarely testosterone-secreting ovarian tumors can develop on the ovaries, so you need a sonogram to look for that, also, was it total or free testosterone that was that high. Total that high more conerning than free. ...Read more

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Hip pain after L5/S1 spinal fusion?

Hip pain after L5/S1 spinal fusion?

That's common: Often, your low back can cause hip pain, just like hip problems can cause knee pain. I would talk to your orhtopedic and see if he could recommend some strengthening and stretching exercises and also to ensure nothing else is going on. ...Read more

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LargeTumor and 3nodules in interior hip joint. Dr.did complete hip replacement. What are chances of tumor return in pelvic bone area?

Large tumor: The chances depend on what type of tumor it is. The pathology report will help determine if it is an aggressive type of tumor or a benign tumor. That will give a better idea of the chances of it returning. It is not however a guarantee that it may or may not return. ...Read more

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Tumor on pelvic hip bone. Had complete hip replacement. Where might this cancer have started?

Tumor on pelvic hip bone. Had complete hip replacement.  Where might this cancer have started?

Let me try to help: Pelvic bone tumor s are divided to primary tumors (started in the place we see them) or secondary move to the place we see them, many possibilities dose exists, check with your Doctor. The primary ones are not common and should be seen on the x-ray of the hips when they plan total hip replacements. ...Read more

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Bursitis in hip causing quadriceps pain?

Bursitis in hip causing quadriceps pain?

Usually not: True bursitis if the hip effects the main hip tendons and flexors. Foir example great trochanter bursitis and iliopsoas bursitis. Only one head of the quadicreps goes across the hip. ...Read more