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Muscle Above Hip Bone
It is a body tissue that has the ability to contract. It shortens and generates force. It relaxes and returns to its original length. Muscles move joints, stabilize the body, move air and food through the organs, act as valves for bladder, bowel and other organs. They control movement of the eyes. They help us express ourselves by changing the shape of our ...Read more
Muscles and bones pain inside the hip and the buttocks, sometimes radiating farther. What could be the cause of this?
See below: This problem mandates a real-time (face-to-face) meeting with a doctor. A history has to be taken along with a examination as well as labs and other tests. Only after all this will his doctor be in a position to tell him what's wrong and what needs to be done to help him. ...Read more
I have been having sharp, agonizing pain in my right side in between my hip bone and ribs. Sometimes it feels like a muscle is tearing apart.?
Possible gallbladder: Consider seeing your doctor to get properly examined physically and your history can be assessed more carefully. If you find this pain occurs in relation to eating fatty meals then it is even more likely to be of gallbladder origin. ...Read more
If there is no comcomitant hip pathology and all "turning in" muscles +bone attchs of the hip show stress, can a L5 disc be causing hip to turn out?
Ocassional sudden sharp pain when standing up from a sitting position and a constant dull pain to right hip. Sharp pain when flexing hip up and over to left. Could this be muscle or bone?
Sprain: A sprain of a muscle or ligament likely occured. This may take a week or more to heal. Rest and, if you can take them, NSAIDS like ibuprofen or Aleve (naproxen) may help to reduce any associated inflammation. If symptoms persist or worsen, consult an orthopedic surgeon for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more
Please clarify...: ...whereby "stomach" do you mean the abdominal wall, the internal abdominal organs, the gut, associated suspensory ligaments and mesentery, etc.??? Happy to help if you can clarify your question. ...Read more
How can I make my hips bigger? I was told a lot of horseback riding helps build muscle on the thighs & adjust your hip bones
Hips: Horseback riding may help improve muscle tone but will not make your hips wider. Exercises targeted to muscles in the area which you want bigger may be useful. Consider discussing this issue with a personal trainer. ...Read more
I have pain hip pain on the right side right on the bone. It hurts when you push on it and walk. Should I go to pt? My muscles are always tight.
Yes: Pt will likely help you.Get a more detailed answer ›
Hip pain: Your symptoms are not unique to one problem or disease. You should see a rheumatologist to get a diagnosis if your family doctor is unsure of the cause. ...Read more
What could cause pains either side of my hip bones towards my umbilicus? I thought I pulled a muscle but now I'm bleeding?
???: This does not sound normal. I assume you are female and having menstration bleeding? You should see a physician to give more history and be examined. ...Read more
Have a history of intramuscular myxoma, bone Tumour. Now have a very palpable mass on the hip. All on left side. Do IM's occur in hip muscles?
Potentially: Yes, they can. I would certainly be seen as soon as possible and have it fully evaluated. ...Read more
What to do if I have pains either side of my hip bones towards my umbilicus, at first I thought i'd pulled a muscle or something but with the bleeding idk?
What could a cause of my chronic hip pain be? Doctors have determined its not from my tendons, muscle, or bones from an MRI they took.
SIJ: 30 yo male has chronic "hip" pain undiagnosed by MRI. Common cause is sacroiliac joint (SIJ) subluxation disorder, which is a joint hypermobility disorder absent inflammation & undetected by all imaging studies, including SPECT scans. Diagnosis is made by a fluoroscopic guided diagnostic block & evaluation by an Osteopath. SIJ disorder is epidemic amongst young male extreme sport enthusiasts. ...Read more
Pain (R)lower back & front, hip, groin, at times gluteal muscles. Walk w a limp, at times feels like hip bone locked & have to wiggle it out. Hip issue?
Yes: Young female has "hip" discomfort & sense of "locking" + radiation of pain to groin. These symptoms are compatible w. sacroiliac joint, SIJ, disorder. Vertebral disk disorders do not radiate to groin, but SIJ does. Absent childbirth or mechanical injury of SIJ, there becomes a need to consider contribution of Joint Hypermobility Syndrome, JHS. Osteopaths have diagnostic skills in this arena. ...Read more
Had what thought to be lymph nodes in groin 2 (symmetrical to the side of hip bone) Doc made me lie down felt them and said they were muscles couldbe?
Why not?: Don't worry, a doctor examined and reassured you, go ahead with your life, good luck ...Read more
Having pain in lower right abdomen that radiates behind my hip bone, into my back, into my groin muscle. Its not my appendix and she referred to gyno?
Maybe: Because the appendix is located in the right lower quadrant of the abdomen as well as female organs including ovaries, appendicities would need to be ruled out it has not been previously removed. ...Read more
I'm taking tamoxifen and am an avid runner. (currently training for a half marathon). Just recently I have been having pain in my right hip area. What is the diff. Between bone and muscle pain?
Bone vs. Muscle pain: Muscle pain is far more common. It tends to cause pain during or after activity & is more likely to be affected by position. Bone pain feels deeper, more severe & may be constant. Tamoxifen can cause bone, joint or muscle pain. It is usually generalized or symmetric rather than just one joint. Runners can get bursitis or iliotibial band symptoms. Call your doctor if your symptoms worsen. ...Read more
I have really bad lower back pain on my right side mainly by or a little above my hip bone. I think it is the muscle under the hip bone, because when I put pressure there and rub it, it eases the pain. What is exactly the cause of the pain? Could that mus
It feels tight under my right rib cage above my hip bone, no pain when I touched it, not really a lump just hard area maybe muscle hopefully.
Hopefully: This condition will be examined, I could not begin to guess; however, it might be muscular; however, requires an examination- asap. ...Read more
41, myastheniaGravis, osteoporosis from 15yr pred! Endo says 100%chance if fall hip/spine break. HOW do I control weak muscles & bones & anxiety?
Advice: Not surprising that several years of steroids has caused bone thinning. Yet, why have you not been placed on any of a number of drugs which are used to treat directly osteoporosis? See a rheumatologist, have this specialist communicate with your neurologist. Also, consider physical therapy for strengthening and perhaps a mild increasing weight lifting program. ...Read more
I have a sore muscle that I hurt or pulled playin soccer it's in the middle of my lower back between my hip bone on the left side it hurts 2 move 2?
I have being experiencing a sharp pain around my hip and d ball bones of my leg, doc says its muscle pls how can I deal with muscle sprains in my leg?
Muscle strain: I would suggest taking 7-10 days off from an heavy aerobics. Use Advil or Aleve (naproxen) (if not allergic to these medications). local ice as needed, BioFreeze muscle cream. Not sure what you mean by "d ball bones of leg"?? - when in doubt, obtain an orthopedic and PT evaluation. ...Read more
I can feel a hard muscle or ligament on each side of my lower abdomen above the hip bones. What is that muscle or ligament called?
Rectus abdominus: The paired muscles of the abdomen that run vertically are the rectus abdominus muscles. I cannot be sure from this description, but that is most likely. ...Read more
Bones feel week, stiff foot, achy muscles, sometimes hurts to walk, hip hurts when sleep, forget simple things and new things, on 75 mg for hypothyroid what else could this be?
See your doctor: Symptoms like these are best deterimed by a thorough evaluation by your physician. Based on his/her findings, a treatment plan can be developed to help you. ...Read more
Awoke 4am by pain left abdomen @hip bone v. Sharp when touched;like muscle strain when untouched. Constipatd. Had it 2x before over afew yrs. Sudden onset, days to resolve. Saw doc prior: no action/dx?
Hip pain: Sharp abdominal pain is separate from hip bone pain. The later is associated with ligamentous problems and can be defined by pressure over the point representing area of possible inflammation. Abdominal pain can be gas pain or diverticular disease. If point tenderness located over hip region this can be relieved with xylocaine + kenalog (triamcinolone) injection. ...Read more
2 cysts at S2 (racepinephrine) 2cm each cause scallop of bone at sacrum n lamina. Hip stiff n muscle spasm. Feel lump at tailbone when sit. Should go for surgery?
Don't is safe way: Tarlov cysts in this region are not uncommon and are usually not a cause for pain unless one is dealing with soft or osteoporotic bone which can occasionally be subjected to pressure changes by a large cyst creating a fracture of the bone which then becomes painful. See an orthopedist to evaluate you symptoms for the source. ...Read more
Iam 27 and my wife 25 we are recently married...She always have pain in body muscles and joints. Swollen legs and which also give strain to hip bones?
If I have rapid muscle wasting in legs, and a large, hard as bone mass growing in left hip joint, and shortness of breath - urgent care or reg office?
Hi, I am 25 year old male with wider than normal hips. They seem feminine, and its definitely the bone structure, not muscle mass. Please advice.
Bone is a living growing tissue made mostly of collagen (protein that provides soft framework) & the mineral calcium phosphate that adds strength & hardens the framework. Two types of bone are found in the body; cortical (dense compact outer layer) & trabecular (makes up inner layer, ...Read more
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