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I have lower back hip/butt pain and when i bend my lower back cracks everytime?

I have lower back hip/butt pain and when i bend my lower back cracks everytime?

Multiple possibiliti: You should see your doctor for evaluation. This may be mild self-limited, or require further evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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When i blow my sneeze my lower back and spine hurt alot?

See your doctor: This could be pylonephritis which is infection in your kidney depending on where in your back it hurts or it could be something else. The only way to know is to see your physician for an appropriate history and physical exam. Further testing may be required. ...Read more

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Why does my back pain hurt my hip?

Why does my back pain hurt my hip?

Varies: It is usually either that there is a nerve that is irritated in the back causing pain to radiate into your hip, or one of the structures in your back causing pain has a referral pattern that involves the hip area. Don't hesitate to be seen for an accurate diagnosis. ...Read more

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My pain started in my right groin now hurts my whole leg knee hurts bad, dr. Said it was my hip.

My pain started  in my right groin now hurts my whole leg knee hurts bad, dr. Said it was my hip.

It does sound : Like classic hip pain. Have you had an x-ray to id the problem? Arthritis? Fracture? The good news is that hip replacement, if indicated, can bring dramatic pain relief-even including post-op pain. (just be sure to do your physical therapy 'religiously') but start with some tylenol (acetaminophen) or Ibuprofen & talk to your doc to see what she/he thinks should be done to get you feeling better. Take care. ...Read more

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My hip feels bruised my knees hurt & my heels hurt when i stand in one place what's the problem?

My hip feels bruised my knees hurt & my heels hurt when i stand in one place what's the problem?

Check and see: If you have flatfeet, this is a common complaint amongst flatfeet foot types. ...Read more

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Lower back and spine hurts when i squeeze?

Disc bulge?: Different possibilities but first thing comes to mind is a disc bulge. Let your doctor know. ...Read more

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Feel itchy all over my body, upper and lower back hurts, left elbow hurts, right thumb joint hurts, right hip hurts, both ankles hurt, why?

Multiple options: The symptoms you describe could be from an allergy, a type of arthritis, an infection or a combination. The best doctor to see to sort this out is a rheumatologist. An allergist or immunologist could help as well. ...Read more

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Fell on my back. Bruised. Back at a tilt. Really hurts?

Fell on my back. Bruised. Back at a tilt. Really hurts?

Needs to be checked: You should make an appointment with your GP or go to the Emergency department of nearest hospital to be examined for the extent of injuries and appropriate treatment ...Read more

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My left arm feels numb down to my punky finger I do have Ddd in my lower spine?

My left arm feels numb down to my punky finger I do have Ddd in my lower spine?

Varies : The most common cause would probably be a pinched nerve in your neck. Other potential causes could potentially include thoracic outlet syndrome or one of multiple peripheral nerve entrapment syndromes such as cubital tunnel syndrome. I would not hesitate to be seen and a good exam could go a long way in determining the cause. ...Read more

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Back bones of head at bottom hurts. Fingers, hand, wrist hurts. Back hurts. Eye pain. Shoulders hurts. Achy. What could it be?

Back bones of head at bottom hurts. Fingers, hand, wrist hurts. Back hurts. Eye pain. Shoulders hurts. Achy. What could it be?

Pain all over: The causes of your pains can be multiple. Those may be physical but can also be mental. A thorough history and physical examination is needed to get to the root of your problem. Us throwing guess won't be nearly as effective. ...Read more

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I have Rheumatoid Arthrits my tail bone is throbbing, shooting pains going down my leg and lower back pain. Why would my tail bone throb?

I have Rheumatoid Arthrits my tail bone is throbbing, shooting pains going down my leg and lower back pain. Why would my tail bone throb?

Inflammation: Possible inflammation of the vertebra or sacroiliac joints. Your rheumatologist is best qualified to evaluate and treat you for this. A ruptured disk is another possibility in view of the radiation into the leg. ...Read more

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When i lay on my back and lift my left leg up straight not bending my knee i get sharp shooting pain in my lower back. I also can't stand straight up.

When i lay on my back and lift my left leg up straight not bending my knee i get sharp shooting pain in my lower back. I also can't stand straight up.

Back sprain: The pain on straight leg raising is indicative of either ligament tears and laxity in the lumbar spine or sacroiliac problems with weak ligaments . It might also involve an inflammation of a lumbar disc and nerve root irritation. Visit www.Proloshot .Com or www.Aaomed.Org to find a doctor who does prolotherapy as the ideal treatment to rectify this problem. ...Read more

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I have lower back pain, more like stabbing pains. I hurt under my buttock and down my right leg to my knee. Help?

I have lower back pain, more like stabbing pains. I hurt under my buttock and down my right leg to my knee. Help?

Maybe: The symptoms need to be worked up first . Sounds like sciatica or lubar disc problem. Xrays, cat scan, mr of lubar spine, emg+nct of lower extremities , would all be reasonable. See your doc for an eval before tryig to " fix "it yourself or going to a chiropractor. ...Read more

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I have a sharp pain near my right hip, it shoot down my right leg paining my hip and my right toe. ?

I have a sharp pain near my right hip, it shoot down my right leg paining my hip and my right toe. ?

Probably the back: This is likely coming from a back sprain . You may have a disc problem though you are young for this problem. Contact sports could allow back injury that becomes symptomatic at a later date. You should rest your back, avoid long periods of sitting or standing. You need a program to strengthen and limber your back and teach you how to protect your back. See your MD. ...Read more

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For lat 2 days everytime i sit down my leg hurts real bad in my thigh right above my knee.

For lat 2 days everytime i sit down my leg hurts real bad in my thigh right above my knee.

See a doctor: I recommend seeing a doctor so that they can make a proper diagnosis and give you something to get rid of the condition or relieve symptoms. They may take some x-rays or it could simply be a bruise of some kind. ...Read more

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My back hurts when I raise my head up?

My back hurts when I raise my head up?

More details: Did you experience any trauma to the back? The pain can be due to muscle overuse, trauma, inflammation, infection (meningitis) etc. See your physician to provide a detailed history and to undergo a physical examination. http://www.webmd.com/back-pain/tc/upper-and-middle-back-pain-overview ...Read more

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Got hit by a car and my lumbar muscles hurt. How long should it take for the swelling Togo away?

Got hit by a car and my lumbar muscles hurt. How long should it take for the swelling Togo away?

Depends...: It all depends on how hard the impact to yur body was. Did you get evaluated after the accident? Usually if it was something minor and no fractures associated may last days to couple of weeks. If there was fractures and other more significant injuries involved it may take from several weeks to months. In any case, if nothing severe physical therapy could help with pain. F/u with your dr. on this. ...Read more

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Why did my lumbar spine start to hurt after i did a bridge?

Why did my lumbar spine start to hurt after i did a bridge?

Facet or lysis: Pain caused by extension or arching of the back is often caused by elements of the spine called facet joints. Irritation of these joints or a stress fracture nearby could cause these symptoms. If associated with a shooting pain into the legs, then there could also be nerve irritation. To minimize pain, avoid extension and try otc meds as tolerated. See our doc if pain persists. ...Read more

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I hurt my lumbar back, the doctor send me to physical therapy, is this the correct thing to do?

I hurt my lumbar back, the doctor send me to physical therapy, is this the correct thing to do?

Yes: Physical therapy helps with muscle relaxation and can realign the skeletal system. I the symptoms are not improving with therapy, adding medications ( muscle relaxants and anti-inflammatories, among others) can help. If symptoms not responding to above, consider imaging, usually an x ray and possibly an mri. ...Read more

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I have degenerate disc disease and my lumbar back just started hurting real bad. I bent down and come back up and boom, pain, can't walk, sit, rise, bend?

I have degenerate disc disease and my lumbar back just started hurting real bad. I bent down and come back up and boom, pain, can't walk, sit, rise, bend?

Go get CT/ MRI: Your description suggests a herniated disc has occurred and is pinching nerves. The exams help identify which disc(s) are the culprit and you can consult with a spine surgeon to help determine if you may benefit from injections, medicines alone or surgery. ...Read more

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Does it hurt to get an anterior lumbar interbody fusion done?

Yes: The procedure is like most abdominal procedures and are pretty tender for several days. There will be some back aching due to the removal of disk and placement of the graft. These will both get better after time. Your surgeon will manage your pain- it is not unbearable. ...Read more

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What can be done about my sever lumbar spinal trauma it hurts all the time and swells bad?

What can be done about my sever lumbar spinal trauma it hurts all the time and swells bad?

prolotherapy: Chronic pain after spinal injury is a result of unhealed ligament tissue false movement and chronic inflammation in the area. Treat the cause by restoring integrity to the ligaments enforcing the ligaments to heal this is prolotherapy. Visit www.Getprolo.Com or www.Aaomed .Org for information and to find a doctor near you. ...Read more

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I was wondering if a lumbar sympathetic block would hurt more on a larger person or a leaner fit person?

I was wondering if a lumbar sympathetic block would hurt more on a larger person or a leaner fit person?

Same: THe only diference being the larger person will have difficult landmarks and require the injector to be inserted through a larger longer tissue area ...Read more

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I bent down to pick a bottle on the floor and when i stood up by low back has been hurting it hurts to sit and especially walking? I have a lumbar tea

Muscular /ligament : This is probably muscle or ligament injury which should resolve with rest, anti inflammatory drugs such as Motrin or alleve and local treatment such as cold compresses: if it does not resolve in a couple weeks, or gets worse with pain going down the legs , it may be a disc bulgr. ...Read more

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My axilla hurts sometimes like there's a constriction also in side of my lumbar?

My axilla hurts sometimes like there's a constriction also in side of my lumbar?

Don't know.: Not sure the connection between the armpit and the lumbar area where you are feeling the discomfort. You should probably follow up with your physician for evaluation, testing, and treatment. ...Read more

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What does it mean if the lumbar area of my back hurts so much after doing some vacuuming?

What does it mean if the lumbar area of my back hurts so much after doing some vacuuming?

Spine Pain Options: This chronic pain in the distribution as you suggested is the result of an irritated nerve or facet joints or other injury typically in the spine (mid back) which are caused by herniated disks, spinal stenosis or degenerative disc disease, etc requiring further evaluation by a spine specialist and may be candidate for facet injections/radiofrequency ablation and epidural steroid injection. ...Read more

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I hurt my lower lumbar area in 05. I had a Independant exam today when they measured my thighs & calves one leg was off on both why is that?

Gait: When you were hurt you almost certainly shifted the way you walk to decrease the pain and over time this can throw things off. ...Read more

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Can you make a lumbar tear worse by bending down at the waist? I did that and now my back is terrible hurts to walk straight I have to walk bent? Help

Can you make a lumbar tear worse by bending down at the waist? I did that and now my back is terrible hurts to walk straight I have to walk bent? Help

Back pain: Probable discogenic low back pain and iliolumbar ligament sprain with secondary muscle hypertonicity (lumbar strain). Begin antiinflammatory, ice, gentle stretching and neutral spine strengthening. Expect 4-6 weeks for full recovery. If worsening pain or radiation past knee with tingling, numbness, or weakness have evaluated. ...Read more

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Is it normal to be in pain after a failed lumbar puncture. Had one yesterday and hurts to bend over and sit down. In a lot of pain and back tender?

Sometimes: If they tried multiple times to do the lumbar puncture, but failed, it could certainly be sore. The needle is being passed through tissue and you could have a bruise or hematoma causing the pain. You need to be aware of leg pain, numbness or weakness. Should those symptoms develop, seek immediate care to rule out an epidural hematoma. ...Read more

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I had a lumbar strain over 4 months ago and still hurt. What can I do?

Need treatment: If jr was jgst do to a pulled muscle it would have resolved in 6 to 8 weeks so you need to get it checked our if it is bothering you enough! ...Read more

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Sharp burning pain that comes and goes on lower left side of my back. Bulging lumbar disc starting to hurt againbut both at diff times. Related or no?

Myofascial pain: Intermittent pain in the lateral lower back is much more likely to be myofascial in origin, than it is to be related to any spinal or nerve origin. A trigger point myotherapist or a good massage therapist are the most likely sources of help. ...Read more