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Iliac Crest Muscle Pain
Both sides but mainly right Iliac crest pain, muscle tenderness in side of quad, no injury, hurts like crazy to sit, makes me dizzy?
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
Yes: Muscle pains (usually symmetric - both legs or thighs or arms) are a side effect of statin medication such as crestor (rosuvastatin). See your doctor to check ck blood test to rule out a more serious side effect. If ck is normal, sometimes taking daily coenzyme q10 may alleviate the muscle pain. ...Read more
Crestor (rosuvastatin): Usually improved by a week but might linger. Coenzyme q10 can help with relieving it. ...Read more
I used to take crestor (rosuvastatin) but was one of the few who had muscle pain as a side effect, my question is will all statin meds have side effect?
Taking crestor (rosuvastatin) 4 about 3 years now, no side affects, now all of the sudden I feel muscle pain and tenderness can side affects start after years of use?
They can.: Muscle injury syndromes secondary to lipid lowering medications can occur at any time during therapy although 2/3 of the cases occur in the first 6 months. The best course of action would be to notify the prescribing physician and be evaluated as soon as possible. The treatment of these syndromes is obviously to discontinue the medication. ...Read more
Been on statins for 8-10yrs! Experiencing muscle pain in legs and cloudy urine! Could it be the crestor (rosuvastatin)?
Can training of soft tissue like ballet cause the L5 s1 vertebrae to be anatomically higher than the iliac crest? Due to hypertrophied lm muscles?
No: That cannot anatomically happen. There could be structural differences that you may have (congenital issues), but what you described cannot happen. ...Read more
Should I get back on crestor (rosuvastatin) even though I had muscle aches that were severe? Currently on simvastatin, but here there is better products to take.
Started on crestor (rosuvastatin) 1 month and a half ago. After 1 month I started having headaches, muscle aches, and malaise. Is this likely due to the Crestor (rosuvastatin)?
Could be: These symptoms are consistent with side effects from statin medications like crestor (rosuvastatin) and a simple lab test called cpk, if elevated, makes the diagnosis of muscular inflammation certain. Additionally liver function tests also should be done to detect possible liver inflammation, another recognizable side effect of statins. If these tests detect statin intolerance, you may tolerate a lower dose. ...Read more
Put on Crestor (rosuvastatin) 20 mg after 7 weeks felt flulike, muscle&joint pain. Blood work goodCholesterol down 90 points. Dr said take 10 mg every other day. Safe?
Yes: Intermittent, or pulsed dosing of crestor (rosuvastatin) is very effective at reducing or eliminating side effects ...Read more
Started on crestor (rosuvastatin) 3 weeks ago after 2 weeks I started having headaches and muscle aches in my legs at night is this likely due to the crestor (rosuvastatin)?
Once crestor (rosuvastatin) is no longer called for, how long does it take the body to get rid of the remnants of the drug? Ie, mind, muscles, and joints! Frances
Statins and SEs: Crestor, (rosuvastatin) while a good statin drug, does have the risk of some severe side effects. Once you stop this drug you should begin to see a diminishment in the side effects within a couple of days. But, it may take five to seven days to get to a low enough blood level to be considered 'out of your system'. ...Read more
It is not: A given that you will experience muscle aches. Millions do not. ...Read more
I have daily pain and discomfort in my iliac crest bones. I also have osteoartharitis in both hips is it connected?
Having some slight dull RLQ pain, kinda near my iliac crest, I feel it more when I stand up and walk vs. Being still. Just noticed today. No fever.?
Hard to say: Don't ignore belly pain, but be wise and monitor. Intermittent pain is common and can be do to gas moving through gut. Check temp If temps 100 or more, vomiting, increasing constant pain, black or bloody stools, then go to ER. Otherwise, avoid spicy, fatty foods, alcohol and caffeine and keep your diet simple, eat small amounts, take Gas-X, and see if resolves within 12 hours. If not see doc. ...Read more
Hard, half dollar size lump in low back just above iliac crest about 4mo ago. Massage/stretc/heat do not help. Aches & sharp pain in area. Concerning?
My disabled 13 years old son was diagnosed with thoracolumbar scoliosis to the left. It measures about 16, 5 degrees. And there is elevated position of the right iliac crest. Does he need to wear some brace or it would be enough to do some exercises?
Depends: On full examination and his ability to tolerate a rigid brace if indicated. A flexible brace will not be effective ...Read more
Spur: This sounds like a bone spur possibly from some old mechanical irritation. It isn't significant unless there are generalized bone changes. Hypertrophic changes are seen in the joints of people with wear and tear arthritis (osteoarthritis). A radiologist can give you more of an explanation, however. ...Read more
Muscle problem: In this area it is usually an inflammed or spasmed muscle causing the problem. Have your doctor evaluate you to make sure. Medications and chiropractic therapy (or PT) will be beneficial. ...Read more
Transitional anatomy: There are typically 5 vertebrae that make up the lumbar spine, but there are variants with 4 or 6 segments that naturally occur. With l5/s1 above the crests, it is most often with a true sacralized L5 segment with the lowest moving disc being l4/5..... ...Read more
Intense pain in right hip just under iliac crest, present for probably a year, runner, wakes me up at night if lay on it, hurts after sitting too long?
I have a painful benign bone tumor in my iliac crest and MGUS. Hem/Onc won't address tumor. Need further diagnostics. What type of specialist do I need?
Orthopedist: You may wish to consult an orthopedic surgeon. ...Read more
Last month during a night shift (i'm a rn at an oncology hospital) I've recently experience ruq&rlq pain that sent me to the ed. The pain felt lame times dull to sometimes sharp, first localized above my r iliac crest and then non-specific within the r si
This is most likely a pain coming out of your sacroiliac joint, the joint where the pelvic bone meets the tail bone.
This can be a one disease from a group of rheumatological diseases called spondyloarthritides. Get it checked out. ...Read more
Xray says left iliac crest is 15 mm higher than right, and patient is a riser of 5. What does riser of 5 mean?
Risser Grade: I suspect they meant to say Risser 5. This is grading of how mature the iliac crest apophysis is. This is thought to predict how much a scoliosis will progress with continued growth of the adolescent. Grade 5 is a completely fused iliac crest apophysis, suggesting the scoliosis will not progress. Keep in mind a leg length discrepancy could also cause pelvic tilt. ...Read more