Top 20 Doctor insights on: Lower back and groin pain in women

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I've been experiencing persistent lower back and groin pain. Are they related?

I've been experiencing persistent lower back and groin pain. Are they related?

Likely: The groin pain likely localizes the source of your pain to the sacral nerve roots, and, depending on the time course and severity, deserves a work up by a neurologist, especially if your back pain is low down near the sacrum. ...Read more

Groin Pain (Definition)

Groin pain refers to discomfort in the area where the abdomen ends ...Read more


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I have lower back and groin pain. Is this related to kidney problems?

I have lower back and groin pain. Is this related to kidney problems?

Several possible: Reasons including back problems, sacroiliac joint issue, hip problem, urinary tract problem and reptoductive system issue. Even gastrointestinal is in the differential or possibilities of causes. If the pain is related to position and activity, it is most likely back or hip related. ...Read more

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Hello I have left side groin pain, I woke up with a lot of pain lower back, uruine was dark 2 hours later pain got better 2 days later still have pain?

See a doctor: You may have one of several potentially serious problems, including pelvic inflammatory disease, kidney stones, urinary tract infection, and so on. Please get this seen and diagnosed and treated. Hope you are better soon. ...Read more

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What does having lower back, hip and groin pain mean?

What does having lower back, hip and groin pain mean?

See below: This is a problem that requires a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. In that meeting, your doctor will listen to you, perform a throrough examination and possibly order labs or other tests. Based on this information, he/she will be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more

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Lower back pain for a few month's, now radiating in buttock, and severe groin pain.

Lower back pain for a few month's, now radiating in buttock, and severe groin pain.

Good time to eval: It is a good time to go in for a thorough interview, exam, and possibly some tests to help determine the cause and the best treatment plan. Good luck! ...Read more

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Extreme groin pain when workout and lower back pain if I lay down. Urologist said completely fine. Tried cortisone shot to groin. Started 2 yrs ago?

See a surgeon: Have an examination with a general surgeon to see if you could have an inguinal (groin) hernia. Lower back pain could something else including muscle or nerve condition, and could be evaluated by a primary care physician ; may need x-ray studies too. ...Read more

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How can I differentiate whether my hip and groin pain is nerve or muscle related? Have had lower back pain, but MRI looks good.

How can I differentiate whether my hip and groin pain is nerve or muscle related? Have had lower back pain, but MRI looks good.

Hip: The t12 or L1 nerve from the low back can certainly cause pain that wrapped around and goes into the groin, but by far, the most common reason for groin pain (besides an inguinal hernia) is a hip joint issue.

Hip joint arthritis will usually be painful when I rotate the thigh bone inward when the patient is seated. Also, in younger patients, a hip labral tear needs to be considered. ...Read more

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Do I have RA. I have a high RA reading, thumbnail ridges, groin pain when driving which goes soon after standing, lower back pain and high BP, ta?

Rheumatism: You are describing SI joint pain and some signs of systemic disease. SI joint is frequent in RA but the hands are the most diagnostic. Multiple joints affected is the hallmark of RA. Still, there are many other forms of systemic arthritis. I would be suspicious but the diagnosis would be incomplete. Give it a few months to check progression. Meanwhile, intelligent exercise is the key. ...Read more

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Athlete, lower back pain, lower left abodomen and groin pain, nothing on cat scans, im on 9th diagnosis, 6 diff. Doc. Last one they said I have siatica?

Athlete, lower back pain, lower left abodomen and groin pain, nothing on cat scans, im on 9th diagnosis, 6 diff. Doc. Last one they said I have siatica?

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 more

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My husband was seen in the ER for severe lower back pain and groin pain. They did a urinalysis and blood work and it showed nothing. He is still in pa?

Kidney stone?: Just based on the limited symptoms you described, it could possibly be a kidney stone. Lower back pain at the costal-vertebral angle that radiates into the groin and scrotum could be a symptom of a kidney stone. I would suggest following up with a urologist for a second opinion. ...Read more

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Shifting groin pain, dull ache in testicles near the thigh pit, lower back pain, slightly constipated, help me?

Shifting groin pain, dull ache in testicles near the thigh pit, lower back pain, slightly constipated, help me?

Here are some...: Clinically, the described regional ache may suggest its association with the disorders of nerves, muscles, or joints around the lower spine. To verify, follow instructions as described in http://formefirst. Com/eNewsletter06.html. Thereby, you surely gain much insight on how to better handle health-related concerns and work closely with doc so to define most likable underlying cause for Rx & care. ...Read more

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Seen doc said sprang muscle gave muscle relaxers no relief. Severe lower back, left hip, left buttock, left thigh, left groin pain, trouble walking?

More med. Muscle...: It could be that a muscle relaxer alone just doesn't have the punch to take the pain and inflammation away. You might seek a concierge visit with a back specialist. ...Read more

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Could low back and groin pain be sciatica?

Could low back and groin pain be sciatica?

General term: Sciatica has become a generalized term implying a nerve problem involving the leg. Low back pain associated with groin pain can indeed be due to nerves in the lumbo-sacral region, so best to be checked out by your doctor for potential issues. ...Read more

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Low back and severe groin pain feels like pinched nerve, l5s1, what do you think?

Upper low back: Usually disc disorders of the upper lumbar spine l1l2 or l2l3 are associated with anterior and high thigh pain and groin pain. L5s1 sometimes can have referred pain but other things including inguinal hernia or testicular problems should be considered by your physician. ...Read more

Groin (Definition)

The region or crease between ...Read more