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Sudden & Severe hip & lower back pain during period (right side) -goes away as soon as my period ends. What could this be?

Sudden & Severe hip & lower back pain during period (right side) -goes away as soon as my period ends. What could this be?

Loose joint: 38y female w. menses-related hip/back pain. Women with benign Joint Hypermobility Syndrome, JHS, often suffer greater hip/back/groin pain during menses & late pregnancy because hormone Relaxin causes even greater sacroiliac joint ligament laxity. See comments: ...Read more

Dr. Patricia Foster
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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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How to help ease lower back pain during period?

How to help ease lower back pain during period?

Back pain: Anti-inflammatories, Ibuprofen or naproxen, usually work well for menstrual cramps and back pain. Combine this with hot tea to help you relax. A heating pad to the back can help as well. ...Read more

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Ways to help reduce lower back pain during period?

Medications: Pain occurs due to some degree of inflammation during menstruation. You already take ibuprofen, make sure it's in adequate dosage. If that does not seem to work, then you should see an orthopedic physician for underlying low back pathology. ...Read more

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Mirena (levonorgestrel) 4 2 yrs w/sore c-section area during period w/ mild lower back pain. Feels like strained muscle pain. Caused by swelling of cervix/uterus?

Get an OBGYN consult: It sounds like you need to visit your OB/GYN right away. You may need to have a cervical exam, pap, r/o uterine process such as fibroids or endometriosis. The Mirena (levonorgestrel) should be working better so best that your OB/GYN rules out contraindications and makes sure your symptoms are better controlled. Low back pain may or may not be unrelated. Talk to your GP doctor about it. Good luck. ...Read more

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What could be causing my lower back pain on only one side? Are these signs of my first period coming?

What could be causing my lower back pain on only one side? Are these signs of my first period coming?

Musculoskeletal: It is much more likely that your unilateral back pain has a musculoskeletal cause, such as degenerative disc, facet joint arthropathy, si joint pathology, herniated disc, pinched nerve, etc - rather than being related to menstruation. However, if your symptoms persist you should see a physician for evaluation. ...Read more

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What can cause severe lower back pain during my period?

What can cause severe lower back pain during my period?

Hormones: 30's female with intense back pain during menses. Relaxin hormone released during menses & pregnancy. Women with loose joints of Hypermobility Syndrome (Brighton Criteria) have abnormal Relaxin-driven pelvic ligament-joint laxity; conscripting lower back & pelvic muscles into biomechanical work, fatigue, spasm, & trigger points; while holding unstable pelvic girdle ring in anatomical alignment. ...Read more

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Period 3 days late, when I lay down or prop up my sides hurt and I have lower back pain. What is is and what can I do to help it.?

Period 3 days late, when I lay down or prop up my sides hurt and I have lower back pain. What is is and what can I do to help it.?

Pregnancy test: I am unaware of how regular your periods are, but pregnancy is always a likely answer. It all depends on your cycle and exposure to sex. Usually I would do the test 1-2 weeks after a missed period, but you can do it now if you feel that you are pregnant. The back pain can be treated with tylenol, (acetaminophen) ibuprofen, while you wait, but it is always best not to take anything if you think pregnancy ...Read more

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I get lower back pain, and it's always worse after/during my period. Why does this happen?

I get lower back pain, and it's always worse after/during my period. Why does this happen?

Fluid Mechanics: Many women retain fluid during time just before through after the period. The fluid increases pressure on the structures of your back/pelvis, --> hurts and makes u not want to move, which in turn contributes to decreased fluid movement in the tissues. Ibuprofen helps many women with menstrual pain. Osteopathic treatment can help balance the mechanics of ur pelvis/low back. Then go take a walk! ...Read more

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Every month during my period and a week after I get lower back pain and stiffness, only at night time, it wakes me up the pain is that bad. Thanks?

Every month during my period and a week after I get lower back pain and stiffness, only at night time, it wakes me up the pain is that bad. Thanks?

Night pain, not good: I am always worried when pain wakens my patients. Although it may not be serious, and related to a common condition, before assuming it is due to your back, I would suggest you have your gynecologist evaluate you for conditions in the ovaries or surrounding organs that could cause this. Endometriosis should be looked for as well. ...Read more

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I have lower back pain that has gotten worse over the last two weeks. No physical trauma/accidents during that period. Thinking it could be a kidney i?

I have lower back pain that has gotten worse over the last two weeks. No physical trauma/accidents during that period. Thinking it could be a kidney i?

Could be: This can be the case, but there are other things to consider such as muskuloskeletal problems, pinched nerve. See your doctor for further evaluations. ...Read more

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Before/during my period, I get really bad cramps where it hurts to move, lower back pain, emotional and moody, and it's really heavy.

Before/during my period, I get really bad cramps where it hurts to move, lower back pain, emotional and moody, and it's really heavy.

PMD: ? from 21 yo about Pre-Menstrual Disorder. The symptoms are particularly severe in females w. Hypermobility Syndrome (genetic) wherein hormone Relaxin, secreted by ovaries at this time, further loosens ligaments. Transversus abdominis painful muscle spasm attempts to stabilize pelvis. Cannabis & yoga can help. Avoid Gynecologists speculating about a theoretical disease they call "endometriosis". ...Read more

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I was 2 weeks late period, usually regular, bled black/brown clots 4 days now stopped, still have lower back pain and cramps and pain right side?

I was 2 weeks late period, usually regular, bled black/brown clots 4 days now stopped, still have lower back pain and cramps and pain right side?

Irregular periods: Irregular periods are one of the most common problems obgyns treat. If this is one time problem it usually resolves on its own. If this is a recurring problem you should be evaluated. Infections & hormonal changes can cause spotting. If there is a concern for pregnancy then do a home pregnancy test. There are many options available to help regulate the menstrual cycle. Schedule a visit. ...Read more

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1 week ago got lower back pain with leg pain on one side, sometimes on both sides rarely. Don't know what this is from seemed to come with period pain?

Possibly sciatica: There are a number of possibilities, but among the most common cause is "sciatica". This is a condition in which a nerve becomes irritated in the back and can cause pain that runs down the leg. For reasons that we don't fully understand, sciatica can be worse during periods, this is possibly multi-factorial from the fluid retention, inflammation, and hormonal changes that can occur, may resolve. ...Read more

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Hello, I have been feeling lower back pain. Feeling slight pain left side barely painful. Emotional. Missed period. Lmp march 7.

LBP and menstrual pa: Low back pain is common around the time of menstruation. It may be referred from the uterus, fallopian tubes or ovaries. Have you had regular periods? Is there a chance you could be pregnant? ...Read more

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I have a lil blood in my urnin and lower back pain and right side and my period haven't been normal and I been have pain in my pee hole my tube r clam?

I have a lil blood in my urnin and lower back pain and right side and my period haven't been normal and I been have pain in my pee hole my tube r clam?

See your doctor: Blood in urine with pain could be symptoms of several different problems including: A urinary tract infection, kidney stones, or an STD. It would be best to have it checked out by your doctor. Hope you feel better quickly! ...Read more

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Severe lower back pain radiating through sides and sides of belly. Blood in urine early today. Period ended 2 days ago. What could this be?

Severe lower back pain radiating through sides and sides of belly. Blood in urine early today. Period ended 2 days ago. What could this be?

Infection or stone: You likely have a kidney stone, though a urinary tract infection can cause similar symptoms, especially if tracking up from the bladder to the kidney (s). I think you should see your doctor for further evaluation. ...Read more

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My 14 yr old sister wants to know if lower back pain during her periods is normal?

Quite common: Lower abdominal and low back pain is actually quite common during menstrual flow. As long as it resolves once the period is over, she should be fine. Motrin/aleve can be quite helpful for such symptoms related to menstrual pain etc...If symptoms are severe, consult doc for eval/treatment. Wish her luck for me. ...Read more

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What are some causes of 2 missed periods lower back pain lower left side abdomen pain?

Pregnant: You could be pregnant and should seek the advice of a physician. It is worrisome having the left side abdominal pain because of the possibility of an ectopic pregnancy. ...Read more

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During PMS unbearable sharp pain is observed at lower back pain. Takin ibrufen during periods is advisable?

During PMS unbearable sharp pain is observed at lower back pain. Takin ibrufen during periods is advisable?

Yes as long as there: Are no medical reasons why you should not be taking this type of medication. This has been one of its uses since it was introduced. ...Read more

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Taking microgestin to help with my painful periods. I am on my second pack and having lower back pain and headaches, moodswings, normal side effects?

Drug not your friend: The medication you are taking is not a natural hormone for your body, and the side effects are telling you that your body does not like it. Bio-identical hormones through a troche might work for you. Creams are not ideal. Pellets are not ideal. Hope you can find a practitioner. Www. Blatmanhealthandwellness. Com ...Read more

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Brown oduorless discharge, lower back pain a week before period?

Brown oduorless discharge, lower back pain a week before period?

Menstruated: It's probably something related to your monthly cycles. Please visit your obgyn. ...Read more

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I feel lower back pain and period is due in 10 days. What could it be?

I feel lower back pain and period is due in 10 days. What could it be?

Probably back proble: The issue is from the back. The period had nothing to do with it.

Find a doctor to evaluate your back. Possible need prolotherapy to heal ligaments that are weak causing the pain.,

visit www. Getprolo. Com or www. Aaomed. Org top find a doctor to help you, . ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Back Pain (Definition)

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Dr. Qamar Khan
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Pain In The Back (Definition)

Pain in the back = dorsalgia = discomfort of any ...Read more