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Left side lower back pain towards my butt that radiates up to the middle of my back and to my groin. Small bulge above hip that doesn't hurt or hard.

Left side lower back pain towards my butt that radiates up to the middle of my back and to my groin. Small bulge above hip that doesn't hurt or hard.

Common: Pelvic area pain can radiate up or down, and commonly to the groin. Bulging above the hip is classic for a twist in the pelvis. See a chiropractic doctor or a osteopathic physician for treatment you will do well. Ask about xrays if scoliosis is seen. ...Read more

Dr. Shari Jackson
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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 may be causing lower back pain that radiates from center of lower back around to fronts of thighs?

What may be causing lower back pain that radiates from center of lower back around to fronts of thighs?

Back pain: There are many reasons for back pain from strain, arthritis, kidney stones to herniated disk, see your physician for evaluation of your back pain. ...Read more

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Why do I have lower back pain that radiates into my knees?

Why do I have lower back pain that radiates into my knees?

Radiculopathy: A lumbar disk herniation is one of many causes of this pain pattern... Talk to your doctor for an evaluation. ...Read more

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What can cause horrible lower back pain that radiates into the buttocks?

What can cause horrible lower back pain that radiates into the buttocks?

Pinched back nerve: A nerve compression in the lower back would be the most common cause; this can be from a slipped disc in the lower back pinching a spinal nerve root, or from arthritis of the bones around those nerves. If this happened suddenly, it means a disc could have slipped at the time the pain started. Treatment is not bedrest (except for maybe a day) but gradually increasing movement along with medications. ...Read more

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What can cause lower back pain that radiates to my left side? It sometimes hurts all the way around my pelvic area. I have had kidney stones before.

Non-spine low back: Low back pain is very common, and can arise from back and other problems. Red flags for urgent evaluation include include history of trauma, fever, incontinence, unexplained weight loss, a cancer history, long-term steroid use, parenteral drug abuse, intense localized pain, and Inability to get comfortable. Apart from these, see your doctor to evaluate referred pain or recurrent kidney stone. ...Read more

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I'm a 29 year old female. I have had my appendix removed at the age of 15. I don't have any other health issues. Lately I've been having pain in the left side of my chest. I've also had severe lower back pain that radiates to my legs. I have also had a fe

Severe lower back pa: Not likely that the symptoms have anything to do with your appendectomy. Chest pain along with severe pain in the back should be looked at by your physician. This could be something serious so see your dr. ...Read more

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I get lower back pain that radiates to my left leg. I can feel the pain right above the knee, all the way down in my foot as well.?

I get lower back pain that radiates to my left leg. I can feel the pain right above the knee, all the way down in my foot as well.?

Sounds like sciatica: This sounds like a typical case of a sciatica or pain radiating into the leg due to a nerve compression that can be due to a disc herniation usually but there can be other explanations. Generally this is true with pain that goes past the knee and can be confirmed on exam and by imaging with a ct scan or mri. Most get better without surgery. ...Read more

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Lt side lower back pain that radiates down to the back of my lt ankle also experiencing bad constipation w/- large hard stool what cld this be?

Lt side lower back pain that radiates down to the back of my lt ankle also experiencing bad constipation w/- large hard stool what cld this be?

See your doctor: Pain that severe needs to be worked up by your doctor in person. He/she will listen to you, perform an examination and possibly order some tests to see what's wrong with you. ...Read more

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Lower back pain that radiates across both pelvis areas and into groin and below navel around bladder area. Dizziness and no appetite?

Low back pain: Get checked today by urgent care/ ER you need imaging. need to check for UTI but more important need to check for disc disease, inflammation, infection, infiltration or abdominal mass like renal/ovarian mass/uterine lesion/infection including pregnancy and ectopic F/U with doc/ER today ...Read more

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Could lower back pain that radiates around hip to 4 1/2 month iguinal laproscopic hernia repair be olioiguinal nerve pain or reoccurrence?

Doubtful: While it is possible, it doesn't sound like that type of pain. Ilioinguinal nerve is also well away from the space where a laparoscopic inguinal hernia is. It could come in to play however if a tack was placed too deeply at the upper outer edge of the mesh. See your surgeon to find out if its bad enough. Recurrence would be more likely if there is a return of preop symptoms or a reducible bulge. ...Read more

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Can a non compressive disc at l5s1 cause lower back pain that radiates to both legs. Dr. said my pain is only muscle cramps and need massage. Advise plz?

Can a non compressive disc at l5s1 cause lower back pain that radiates to both legs. Dr. said my pain is only muscle cramps and need massage. Advise plz?

Yes, it's possible: It's possible, but there are many factors that can help determine that. Did you get an MRI? What is the pattern of your pain? Even if the nerve root is not being pinched, if it gets irritated, it can cause similar symptoms ...Read more

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What causes lower back pain that radiates to lower abdomen accompanied with symptoms like sweating, vomiting, loose stool and chills?

What causes lower back pain that radiates to lower abdomen accompanied with symptoms like sweating, vomiting, loose stool and chills?

Kidney infection: There is a high chance that you may have a gastroenteritis accompanied by a kidney infection. Depending on your age this can be caused by multiple other factors. In the elderly you can have a reduced blood supply to the gut causing mesenteric ischemia. You will need to see a doctor as soon as possible to investigate further. ...Read more

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Lower back pain on one side or the other. Sometimes seems worse when I drink caffeine. What do you think this is? Sometimes it radiates to my side.

Need more info: With given info sounds like possible lumbar radiculopathy with pinch nerve from potential several things bulging disc facet arthritis, sciatica, etc. Suggest to discuss with your PCP for thorough lower back/ pelvis and neurologic exam follow by MRI if injection or surgery is indicated. ...Read more

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Lower back pain radiates upto my leg thru butt?

Sounds like sciatica: Back pain that radiates into the leg passing through the buttock is a common sciatic pattern especially if the leg pain is worse or equal to the back pain suggesting a disc herniation is the culprit. ...Read more

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What causes lower back pain?

Back: Obesity, improper posture while sitting or standing, prolongued sleeping among the most common causes. ...Read more

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What causes lower back pain?

What causes lower back pain?

Many different cause: Most common cause being muscular - muscle spasm due to poor posture, injury, overuse, etc.
Also other local causes such as inflammation of the joints between vertebrae, nerve impingement, discus degeneration, etc.
Referred pain may also cause back pain for example bowel, bladder or kidney disorders. Also bursitis of your greater trochanter (side of your hip bone), or even the hip itself.
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Lower back pain, what gives?

Diagnosis: Most cases I see are due to sitters disease or gait (ex; foot position). But you need to identify the origin and rule out more serious causes. Any neurologic issues like numbness in the legs, no muscle weakness, no fever, no urinary pain, fever, genital discharge, acute trauma, insect bites, etc
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What causes lower back pain?

What causes lower back pain?

Several things: 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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How is lower back pain treated?

How is lower back pain treated?

Many ways it depend: Treatment could range from Motrin for the minor cases physical therapy, exercise program, work adjustment, restriction of certain activities, injections of steroids, manipulations and all different kind of surgeries. ...Read more

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How should I ease my lower back pain?

How should I ease my lower back pain?

Get a diagnosis: The more specific the diagnosis the better we can advise. Structural damage to the spine often requires more complex treatments compared to simple strains/ sprains which can respond to therapy or medications. ...Read more

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I coughed and feel a lower back pain?

I coughed and feel a lower back pain?

The actual mechanism: Of a cough can generate load across a disc that may lead to a tear of the outer layer of the disc known as the annulus or even lead to a herniation of the inner disc layer (nucleus polpulsus) through this. The cough could just lead to a muscle pull in the region too! If it persists or worsens, see your physician. ...Read more

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How to treat lower back pain?

How to treat lower back pain?

Stretch!: Stretching our back and joints is important, just standing and stretching every so often will help. Proper "restorative sleep", hydration, wight control and ergonomic measures at work and home will help. Progressive symptoms, leg weakness and changes in bladder or bowel habits must be evaluated! ...Read more

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Numbness and lower back pain?

Numbness and lower back pain?

Disc: A disc herniation in the lumbar spine could cause both back pain and numbness. If the symptoms persist or are limiting you, see your doctor, or a spine md. ...Read more

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Can gout cause lower back pain?

Can gout cause lower back pain?

It's possible...: Although, not the common spot for uric acid accumulation, gout in the back may be the source of your problem. More likely is that gout may cause pain in the feet and/or ankles which alter your gait and can cause your back to become painful. Get checked properly by your doctor. ...Read more

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Lower back pain and feeling sick?

Are you man or woman: Your screen name could be Samuel or Samantha. So low back pain & sick could describe how I felt 3 days ago when I went to the gym, worked out my legs and back like a bandit which I haven't done in a long time....or in your case it could be a urinary tract infection...or could be possibly be a viral syndrome....or pregnancy if you're a Samantha? Urine test could help as well as pregnancy. Test ...Read more

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Can stress cause lower back pain?

Can stress cause lower back pain?

Stress is a factor: Stress can cause many things as high blood pressure, weight gain, anxiety, etc.
Stress can tense your nerves in turn tighten your muscles to where they go into spasm.
See the many stress relief searches online to see what can work for you. If those don't help see your physician. ...Read more

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Can MRSA give you lower back pain?

Not usually: Mrsa is a type of bacteria that can cause infection that is resistant to methicillin and other penicillins. It is common in people who don't have an active infection, on their skin or in their nose. Mrsa itself won't cause back pain but a severe infection in your back from MRSA can. The most common cause of back pain is the disc and back joint changes that come with time as we get older. ...Read more

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Lower back pain when bending neck?

Couple of things: Sounds as if either there's traction on the cord sometimes referred to as a tethered cord...or you may be experiencing a funny thing called Lhermitte's sign though your description's not classic. Have you recently developed SEVERE migraine like headaches by chance with fever? Hopefully not. Just a question. In any event, any of these possibilities deserves a workup by a doctor. Cheers! ...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