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Dr. Mark Pack
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Low Back Pain (Definition)

Low back pain is pain that occurs in the back above the buttock area and below the ribs. Low back pain can be sharp, dull, intermittent or constant. Pain can be at rest or associated with activity. Back pain can also be accompanied with pain that shoots or radiates down into the lower extremities or legs which is frequently ...Read more


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Lower back pain, hip pain, leg weakness, pain shooting down leg, foot & toe pain, loss of range leg/hip 3/5 loss. (all these things are on left side)?

Lower back pain, hip pain, leg weakness, pain shooting down leg, foot & toe pain, loss of range leg/hip 3/5 loss. (all  these things are on left side)?

Disc compression: neuropathy: you must see an orthopedic expert and obtain an MRI of your lumbosacral spine, exam, evaluation,diagnosis and treatment. I would also suggest a physical therapy consultation after imaging is completed. ...Read more

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What are symptoms like fatigue, joint pain, lower back pain, hip pain, numbness in feet, tongue pain & cracking indicative of?

What are symptoms like fatigue, joint pain, lower back pain, hip pain, numbness in feet, tongue pain & cracking indicative of?

Many causes: There are many causes to these symptoms and there is not one simple answer. For example, numbness in the feet occurs with vitamin B12 deficiency, arsenic toxicity, POEMS, and diabetes mellitus. Fatigue is also caused by many different things. In your case, you will find it helpful to have some blood tests, such as the test for SPEP, along with some other basic tests, for these symptoms. ...Read more

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I have ovarian cysts on my right side. Is it normal to have calf pain, lower back pain, hip pain, and chest pains, along with usual stomach pains?

I have ovarian cysts on my right side. Is it normal to have calf pain, lower back pain, hip pain, and chest pains, along with usual stomach pains?

No: You may want to look into an alternative source for this pain. The ovaries should not affect your chest or legs, The hip could potentially be referred pain but still unlikely. ...Read more

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I have had hip pain on the top of the hip and lower back pain. The hip pain has been a pproximately for 8 weeks and the lower back pain just 1 week. ?

I have had hip pain on the top of the hip and lower back pain.  The hip pain has been a pproximately for 8 weeks and the lower back pain just 1 week. ?

They may or may not: Be related. Hip issues can refer to back & vice versa or there could be 2 issues separately going on. If it is progressing with no relief from activity modification & use of otc meds if able to utilize then get evaluated by your physician if the symptoms limit your activities or affect your sleep habits. Otherwise, exercise, weight control and not smoking may allow for resolution over time. ...Read more

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Lower back pain, r hip pain, numbness and pain in sacral area, numbness and tingling in genital area, neurologist doesn't have answer, says mri is fin?

Lower back pain, r hip pain, numbness and pain in sacral area, numbness and tingling in genital area, neurologist doesn't have answer, says mri is fin?

Keep looking: Definitely not a normal complaint and diagnosis must be made. If your MRI of your lumbar spine is normal, it may be coming from your brain, your cervical, or your thoracic spine. It can be from a structural abnormality, which can be seen on an MRI, but it can also be caused by nonstructiral, neurological conditions as well. Your neurologist needs to take the ball and run with it or second opin ...Read more

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I have heavy and sore breasts, lower back pain, right hip pain, cramps and sleepiness. Could this be pregnancy?

I have heavy and sore breasts, lower back pain, right hip pain, cramps and sleepiness. Could this be pregnancy?

Test it.: Hi, Thank you for your question. If you had unprotected intercourse there is a high chance you could be pregnant. Other symptoms would be morning sickness. Do a pregnancy test. Hope that helps..contact me if you have any other questions . Dr. M ...Read more

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I had severe lower back pain and some hip pain, to the point of being unable to move, a few days prior to and throughout my period. Why?

I had severe lower back pain and some hip pain, to the point of being unable to move, a few days prior to and throughout my period. Why?

Musculoskeletal: Twenties female with low back and hip pain limiting motion and around time of menses absent abdominal pain, fever, and dysuria might have sciatica related to sacroiliac joint disorder, which can worsen due to secretion of hormone relaxin at this time. Such problems express in women with joint hypermobility syndrome, as is described by the brighton criteria. ...Read more

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I have sore breasts really bad lower back pain and right hip pain have missed 2 periods and done 2 tests both negative?

Take pain medicine a: You need to go see a doctor to examine you and run some tests to help sort out what is wrong. For now take pain medication, either tylenol (acetaminophen) or Motrin but they work only for 6-8 hours, so you will have to repeat it 2-3 times a day. It is not uncommon to miss periods if your general health is not good..So you need to see a doctor soon. ...Read more

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Had left knee infusion 3 mnths back, treated but now both knees hurt a lot & also lower back pain & hip joint pain. Buring sensation on & off

Had left knee infusion 3 mnths back, treated but now both knees hurt a lot & also lower back pain & hip joint pain. Buring sensation on & off

Get tested: I am not sure if you had lyme disease or rheumatologic/gout testing when you had the effusion 3 nonths earlier. If not, i would recommend consulting doc for re-evaluation/treatment. In the meantime, otc motrin/aleve may help. Best of luck to you. ...Read more

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When I lay down, I feel lower back pain and even more hip pain.

When I lay down, I feel lower back pain and even more   hip pain.

See details: Then you should see a doctor and have the issue evaluated. It is impossible to diagnose over the internet. ...Read more

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Hi. i have been taking ovuspark since 2 months as my gynae noticed high fsh and low amh levels. i feel very unwell...almost always. sometimes i get acute lower back pain or pain in hip bones or pain in legs. sometimes i get headaches or feel light headed.

Hi. i have been taking ovuspark since 2 months as my gynae noticed high fsh and low amh levels. i feel very unwell...almost always. sometimes i get acute lower back pain or pain in hip bones or pain in legs. sometimes i get headaches or feel light headed.

Ovuspark: Ovuspark is not available or prescribed in the US so Healthtap doctors are not going to have experience with this medication and follow up with your doctor will be needed. You need to find out how low your AMH level is. If it is too low then you may be a candidate for in vitro fertilization ...Read more

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I've had 2 c-sections, and i'm a runner. I have had lower back pain and hip flexor pain. Stretching and time off running don't help. Help?!?

I've had 2 c-sections, and i'm a runner. I have had lower back pain and hip flexor pain. Stretching and time off running don't help. Help?!?

Time to see the doc: A sports med doc can help you with this issue. A thorough history and exam coupled with x-rays and potentially other forms of imaging will help confirm or exclude the causes. In your case, a running gait and postural analysis plus strengthening exercises may be quite helpful. ...Read more

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Lower back pain on right side closer to my hip pain?

Lower back pain on right side closer to my hip

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Requires exam and: imaging. Cannot be diagnosed without further evaluation is performed. ...Read more

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Please help! I have lower back pain, between hips, and left hip pain.?

Please help! I have lower back pain, between hips, and left hip pain.?

Get examined: You probably should see a physical medicine ; rehabilitation specialist (who can evaluate spine and hip pain) or a sports medicine dr. To be examined. They might get some x-rays. ...Read more

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I had a hip pain and back pain down to my thighs. My lower back pain been on and off is it's serious ?

See physician: Should see physician, orthopod, neurosurgeon, internist etc. to determine etiology of pain. Could be related to spinal narrowing, disc herniation, nerve root irritation etc. Usually diagnosis of etiology made with imaging such as MR to determine what therapy is necessary. ...Read more

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Just finished 10 weeks of pt for hip labral repair in aug. Hip pain is gone but flexibility isn't 100%. Now have lower back pain. Is that typical?

Yes but no you disc : Yes and no because you have a disc. You need an evaluation . You could have back pain from your disc but also it could be muscular due to previous limitations from the disc. Your evaluation will include all of this. ...Read more

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Having lower back pain and pain in hips and legs. Primarily left hip/leg. What could be the cause of this?

Having lower back pain and pain in hips and legs. Primarily left hip/leg. What could be the cause of this?

Wait another week: Many herniated discs like what sounds like what you are having will resolve on its own in a few days to weeks. If you are still in a lot of pain and anti-inflammatories are not helping or if you notice numbness/weakness presenting itself then seek medical care to evaluate this further. ...Read more

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Dr. Jimmy Bowen
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Hip Pain (Definition)

Depending upon who is using the term, hip pain may be limited to pain coming from the hip joint itself, or it can describe pain from a number of different causes in the ...Read more


Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Back Pain (Definition)

Pain in the back is a symptom that can be due to a number of causes including musculoskeletal or neurological problems or due to problems ...Read more