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Lower back pain spreading to my hips. Is there anything I can take to help ease the pain?

Lower back pain spreading to my hips. Is there anything I can take to help ease the pain?

Exercise including: Core conditioning program with gentle strecthing, cadio routines & exercises emphasizing core strengthening in additon to keeping a lean body mass & avoiding fatigue. Habits such as smoking have significant negative impact on the spine. Also avoid prolonged sitting & long drives as well as long periods of standing-take breaks if needed. Back support & otc meds may help if no contraindications. ...Read more

Dr. Louis Gallia
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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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What could cause bad lower back pain? It is now spreading up my back around my sides and down my right hip.

What could cause bad lower back pain? It is now spreading up my back around my sides and down my right hip.

In a 28 year old gal: How about a urinary tract infection? Excessive strain and strain after a hard workout, lifting furniture, moving out from a dormitory, moving in to a new place after moving out from your parents? Pregnancy, rheumatoid arthritis, scoliosis, muscle spasms (which CANNOT be solved by eating bananas for heavens sakes!). Tell me more and I'll do the same! Www. Healthtap. Com/drsaghafi ...Read more

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How could I make my hip and lower back pain stop?

How could I make my hip and lower back pain stop?

Pain and hip pain: The back pain can be caused by muscle strain, spinal stenosis, ruptured disc, nerve impingement. ..
The hip pain can be caused by arthritis, ligament injury, tendon tears, muscle strain. ..
The treatment depends on the cause of the pain. I recommend you seeking help from a health care provider. You might benefit from a comprehensive evaluation. ...Read more

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Lower back pain on left side, right above hip. What could be wrong?

Lower back pain on left side, right above hip. What could be wrong?

Back pain: There are many causes of back pain: kidney infection or stone, arthritis, herniated disc, shingles, strain among many others. Consult with your physician. ...Read more

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What causes hip and lower back pain after sex?

What causes hip and lower back pain after sex?

Strain: Could be strain, sciatica, arthritis, herniated disk, kidney stone or infection among other causes. Try to have sex in different position and see physician for evaluation. ...Read more

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Cause of left lower back pain radiating to hip?

Cause of left lower back pain radiating to hip?

Disk, sij: Pain could be from a bulging disk, sacro-iliitis (sacro-iliac joint), facet joint arthropathy, lumbar stain, muscle spasm or many other causes... Go see a medical specialist for an evaluation. ...Read more

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What causes lower back pain half-way between the hip and the spine?

What causes lower back pain half-way between the hip and the spine?

Many possibilities: Rqnging from: si joint, hip joint, or spinal. Less likely a referred pain from another organ system likea kidney stone. Spine conditions like: muscular, facet joint, disc origin, arthritis, spinal instability to name a few. If it persists past several weeks or progresses, see your physician. ...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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Right lower back pain near the hips especially when you apply pressure like pressing the area?

Right lower back pain near the hips especially when you apply pressure like pressing the area?

Inflamation: Sounds like the pelvic joints may be inflamed. Give it some time to rest andvice. If no improvement invaded daycare your doctor ...Read more

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My son is 6 months old now, and I am having some serious lower back pain. Could it be my hips are adjusting?

My son is 6 months old now, and I am having some serious lower back pain. Could it be my hips are adjusting?

Back pains: The word "serious" calls for need for assessment by an orthopedic specialist for diagnosis & recommendations. ...Read more

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I have a lot. Of lower back pain within the hip area as well by standing walking to much, what is this caused from?

I have a lot. Of lower back pain within the hip area as well by standing walking to much, what is this caused from?

Many causes: Pain in this area can be from a variety of sources. If it persists past 6 weeks you should have an mri. As long as there is no concern for fracture, infection or tumor, treatment is usually conservative and should start with a good physical therapist. More invasive options like injections or surgery if conservative options fail. ...Read more

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Today I got a sudden lower back pain. It goes around to the hips too. What could be the reason? What can I do to relieve it?

Back pain: Most common cause of back pain is musculoskeletal in nature. Maintaining activity levels and stretching is the mainstay of treatment. As long as there is no shooting pain or weakness this should resolve. ...Read more

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Hello. I've been having lower back pain that goes to my left hip. I have a hard time doing dishes to where I sit in in a chair. Please help?

See details: Then see a doctor, have the issue evaluated to determine the cause, and then start appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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I am 17 with constant lower back pain. Right where my hips and spine meet across that are. What does this mean and what should I do about it?

Proper evaluation: There are any number of things that can cause pain in that area. You need a through evaluation by an orthopaedists. ...Read more

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I started cardio-routine two months ago and walked ~90km. Suddenly lower back pain started and now it has transferred to hips. Help me please.

I started cardio-routine two months ago and walked ~90km. Suddenly lower back pain started and now it has transferred to hips. Help me please.

Strengthen your core: Experiencing some back pain after starting a new exercise program is not unusual--especially after a period of relative inactivity. First give your back a few days rest before trying to resume your exercise program. You can try an over-the-counter anti-inflammatory such as Motrin or advil (ibuprofen). Assuming the pain subsides, start a core strengthening exercise program before you go back to the cardio. ...Read more

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Hello, I've had a lower back pain for almost 4 years now. In the worst cases my left side of my hip swells. I was wondering is I have sciatica.

Hip swelling?: Hip swelling is not normal for sciatica pain. I would suggest getting evaluated by a sports medicine doctor who has extra training on spine care as well. Otherwise I would see a spine specialist to evaluate the issue further. ...Read more

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What would cause middle and lower back pain? The pain also wraps around to both sides of outer hips. Pain is constantis at its worse in the morn and PM

What would cause middle and lower back pain? The pain also wraps around to both sides of outer hips. Pain is constantis at its worse in the morn and PM

Disks in the spine: MAY be pinching nerves. Also, the way you sit or move at work or home may be tightening muscles. Please see your doc who will diagnose and advise you. Peace and good health. ...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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Horrible lower back pain and hip making clicking sound?

May be unrelated: Lower back pain frequently radiates to hip

but you talk about clicking sound of the hip which is due to tendon, or effusion around the hip
get it checked you need exam, imaging. ...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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Have lower back pain and in my hips butt and tights what can it be sometime I can't even walk what may it be?

Have lower back pain and in my hips butt and tights what can it be sometime I can't even walk what may it be?

See below: The pattern that you describe is very common in persons with lower back pain. The possibilities include problems with the discs, nerves, ligaments and muscles, . If this pain has been going on for more than a few week, it is best to see a doctor with expertise in this area. ...Read more

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I had a hysteroscopy/ dnc since then I've had horrible lower back pain that starts at my tailbone and wraps around to my hip. Why?

I had a hysteroscopy/ dnc since then I've had horrible lower back pain that starts at my tailbone and wraps around to my hip. Why?

This is coccygodynia: This is musculoskeletal and called coccygodynia. It is a musculoskeletal syndrome. Sonetimes it can be helped by an injection in the area. Uncertain it is related to the hysterscopy/DNC but depends on the position you were in at the time. You can see your physician and discuss yor options for this diagnosis. ...Read more

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Lower back pain subsided after 2 weeks rest. Continued gym after that, now pain radiates from between hips and a little above it. Solution?

Seek help: If the pain keeps coming back despite your appropriate rest and time then you should probably see a doctor and have simple x-rays and perhaps an mr. I. ...Read more

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Hi dr I have lower back pain, from previous 5/6 months also my right hip is not feeling well, its due to volley ball what I can do for this?

See your doctor: See your doctor for proper evaluations to figure out what could be the cause of these symptoms. There are various things that could lead to such symptoms, each needing a different type of treatment. It is important to get evaluated though given the chronicity of your back pain. ...Read more

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I'm feeling stiff in my neck, both side of upper and lower back pain and I'm also feeling pain inboth side of hip and both side of lower back?

Exam: Get examined and diagnosed. I would suggest OTC NSAIDS like Advil or Aleve (naproxen) if not allergic to these; however, a medical examination is imperative to make a diagnosis. ...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


Dr. Qamar Khan
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Pain In The Back (Definition)

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