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I have sharp pain from my buttocks all the way down my left leg sometimes it hurts to sit stand or bend...What could it be?

I have sharp pain from my buttocks all the way down my left leg sometimes it hurts to sit stand or bend...What could it be?

Sciatica?: You are desscribing a condition called sciatica. This is an irritation of the sciatic (cy-attic) nerve as it come off your lower spine. This can be due to disc protrusion or arthritis or instability of the vertebrae. Usually treated with rest, heat or ice, anti-inflammatories and keeping the knees bent slightly. May need parenteral anti-inflammatories and pain meds and pt. See your pcp. Google. ...Read more

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Having sudden lower back pain (have had back pain in the past). Took Advil (ibuprofen) with no help. Hurts to sit, stand, lay down.

Having sudden lower back pain (have had back pain in the past). Took Advil (ibuprofen) with no help. Hurts to sit, stand, lay down.

Back pain: Back pain can be caused by a number of factors including muscle strain, ligament injury, nerve irritation, vertebral injury or inflammation or internal organ issues. If the pain came without any clear ttrigger it is more worrisome. Could be something like a kidney stone. If medication not helping some therapy might. See your doctor for this to see if further imaging studies may be indicated. ...Read more

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Mild pelvic pain that goes to bone. If it were on the surface it'd be on the hood of my vagina. Hurts to sit, stand, run, walk, or close legs entirely?

Mild pelvic pain that goes to bone. If it were on the surface it'd be on the hood of my vagina. Hurts to sit, stand, run, walk, or close legs entirely?

Symphysis pubis: Pain in region of mid-anterior pelvic ring & aroused by forces intended to stress the range of motion of symphysis pubis often raise an aching pain "as if in bone". Joint hypermobility syndrome, pelvic mechanical injury, and childbirth can all injure &/or loosen this joint. Absent fever, urinary symptoms or vaginal bleeding, emergent care can be deferred until an osteopathic (D.O.) evaluation. ...Read more

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Lower back pain. Hurts to sit/stand/sleep. MRI showed DDD & acute arthritis. 2 nerve block injections. Still in constant pain. What else could it be?

Lower back pain. Hurts to sit/stand/sleep. MRI showed DDD & acute arthritis. 2 nerve block injections. Still in constant pain. What else could it be?

DDD: What you have is lumbar degenerative disc disease and this is because the disks in your lumbar spine which are the cushions are constantly irritated and the nerves with in the disks cause pain. You should probably see an orthopedic surgeon who will probably send you for something called discography which will help to identify which disks are bad and if the injections have not helped you then you mwhat you have is lumbar degenerative disc disease and this is because the disks in your lumbar spine which are the cushions are constantly irritated and the nerves with in the disks cause pain. You should probably see an orthopedic surgeon who will probably send you for something called discography which will help to identify which disks are bad and if the injections have not helped you then you may be a candidate for a lumbar fusion ...Read more

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I'm having pain in my upper right side towards my back. It hurts constantly. It hurts to bend, sit, stand twist, stretch etc..

I'm having pain in my upper right side towards my back. It hurts constantly. It hurts to bend, sit, stand twist, stretch etc..

Get evaluated: Though this could be a simple musculoskeletal issue, kidney infection and other disorders can present this way. Without a history and physical exam it's not possible to distinguish between an internal problem or a muscle strain. Good luck and best wishes. ...Read more

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I think I pulled my groin muscle hurts when laying down hurts to sit or stand?

I think I pulled my groin muscle hurts when laying down hurts to sit or stand?

Could be: Groin muscle strains are not common. What is of greater concern is an hernia. Sacroiliac joint ligament injury refers pain to the groin. The sartorial muscle syndrome also causes these symptoms. See an osteopath. ...Read more

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Severe pain in tailbone. Hurts to sit and stand. Just noticed swelling. No known trauma. Help.?

Severe pain in tailbone. Hurts to sit and stand. Just noticed swelling. No known trauma. Help.?

Tailbone: Bu tailbone I assume you mean the coccyx. These are painful and if you have noted swelling then there has to be some inflammation. Please see you doctor for help, in the meantime use ice. ...Read more

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My sciatica is starting to bother me more my hip hurts and discomfort trouble getting comfortable at night hurts to sit or stand what does this mean?

My sciatica is starting to bother me more my hip hurts and discomfort trouble getting comfortable at night hurts to sit or stand what does this mean?

Spine Injury: This chronic pain in the distribution as you suggested is the result of an irritated nerve or facet joints or other injury typically in the lumbar spine (low back) which are caused by herniated disks, spinal stenosis or degenerative disc disease, etc requiring further evaluation by a spine specialist. ...Read more

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Fell down stairs landing directly on my spine. It hurts to sit or stand for more than a few minutes and tender to the touch. Did I just buise myself?

Fell down stairs landing directly on my spine. It hurts to sit or stand for more than a few minutes and tender to the touch. Did I just buise myself?

Need: Examination. It could be a sprain, but it is better to get evaluated as spinal fracture could occur. If just a sprain, ice application, rest and analgesics ...Read more

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Fell & hit knee on edge of metal stairs month ago at first hurt to ice then ok. Now hurts as I sit, stand and go up stairs. From fall or coincidence?

Fell & hit knee on edge of metal stairs month ago at first hurt to ice then ok. Now hurts as I sit, stand and go up stairs. From fall or coincidence?

Not coincidence: Probably not a coincidence. The only way you will know what is causing the pain is to have the knee examined. I would suggest an orthopedic opinion. ...Read more

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Sat down to have nightly cuddles with my son when this deadly lower back pain started. Now it hurts to stand, sit or lay down?

Go to the Doctor: It surely sounds like this question is the very definition of when one should be going to the doctor's office. Your pain is present no matter what position you assume. Please sign off of the internet and go see your physician. ...Read more

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How can u differentiate between sciatica pain & piriformis synrome? Pain above & down left buttock & leg hurts to stand sit lay

How can u differentiate between sciatica pain & piriformis synrome? Pain above & down left buttock & leg hurts to stand sit lay

Exam, studies, injec: It can be hard and piriformis syndrome as a diagnosis is likely often missed. Physical exam can help, a nerve conduction with the hip in neutral verses internal rotation can tell, response to injection into piriformis is most diagnostic. Also seeing a patient with severe pain running down the leg with a normal looking MRI of lumbar suggests something else like piriformis syndrome might be issue. ...Read more

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I have a painful hard round lump just out side my vaginal canal. It hurts to stand, sit, walk, and lay down. It also itches. What is going on?

I have a painful hard round lump just out side my vaginal canal. It hurts to stand, sit, walk, and lay down. It also itches. What is going on?

Attention: This sounds like one of those situations requiring prompt attention. Different neoplastic as well as infectious diseases might be a possible cause. Do not panic, just schedule an appointment with your gyn. ...Read more

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I'm 9 days post laparoscopy and still have swelling and pain right side of abdomen what could this be? Hurts to sit and stand. Incisions are ok

Depends on procedure: This can be a multitude of things depending on the procedure and the size of ports used. Muscle pain and swelling are quite common although I would expect it to be improving each day. Bruising/hematoma/abscess or something intraabdominal are other causes especially in appendectomy/cholecystectomy or others. ...Read more

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Started exercising and doing squats. The last two days I've had painful knots in the front, top part of both legs (5 in above knees)hurts to stand/sit?

Slow down: Sudden start of squats will put lot of stretch in the quadriceps muscle in front of your thigh. It is possible to get micro tear of some of the muscle fibers that can lead to swelling an knots in the thigh. If you take it easy it should resolve in time. If the knots and the pain does not go away in couple of weeks then you need to see your doctor good luck. ...Read more

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Sharp pain an inch above and slightly over from right hip bone! Bowel movement normal, appetite less, mild fever today, hurts to walk, sit, stand, etc..

Sharp pain an inch above and slightly over from right hip bone! Bowel movement normal, appetite less, mild fever today, hurts to walk, sit, stand, etc..

May be serious: Gas is a common cause, but with fever, loss of appetite, and pain, you will need to see a doctor. Because appendicitis can start with these symptoms, keep in mind you may need to go the the er if symptoms get worse. Other causes are possible, too many to list here. ...Read more

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25 year old woman, I have a possible parathyroid tumor; for the past 6 months I have been getting pain in my jaw which radiates down my throat to my chest, lasts 15 minutes. Scale 1-10, pain is a 8, sometimes 9. hurts to breathe, sit, stand or lay.

25 year old woman, I have a possible parathyroid tumor; for the past 6 months I have been getting pain in my jaw which radiates down my throat to my chest, lasts 15 minutes. Scale 1-10, pain is a 8, sometimes 9. hurts to breathe, sit, stand or lay.

Need to examine: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without taking additional history, physical examination and may be some tests. It would be prudent to see your doctor. ...Read more

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What causes pressure an pain in my lower back? It hurt to stand or sit for very long.

What causes pressure an pain in my lower back? It hurt to stand or sit for very long.

Possible DJD: Possible degenerative joint disease of ur lower spine. May analgesics and back strenghtening exercise if confirmed. ...Read more

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I'm having extreme pain in the right side of my chest area to side and back. It hurts when I sit to stand and lay to get up. What could this be?

I'm having extreme pain in the right side of my chest area to side and back. It hurts when I sit to stand and lay to get up. What could this be?

Doctor can evaluate: A person with "extreme pain" anywhere in his body should be seen by a doctor (extreme pain is a sign that something is wrong). In the chest area are the lungs, the heart, the esophagus (food pipe), the upper spine and its nerves, etc... With such symptoms, calling 911 for the ambulance will get one to the E.R. Quickly and safely. ...Read more

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Why upper mid back hurts when I sit or stand but disappears the minutes lie down?

Why upper mid back hurts when I sit or stand but disappears the minutes lie down?

When one lies down,: From standing or sitting, one "off-loads" the spine from the force of gravity. You may have a pinched nerve or disc. If persists or if there is any associated numbness, weakness, or tingling in your arms, legs, or anywhere, seek medical attention. ...Read more

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I have two bumps on my butt kinda on top they really hurt are very tender hurts to touch move sit stand.

Skin infection: It might be skin infection. Depends on the severity and progression of the lesion, you may need over the counter antibiotic cream or seek medical help to use prescription medicine. ...Read more

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