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My Sacrum Aches
Body aches during 24hr stomach flu. Day later sacrum area tight, tender to touch on right side. Still that way 3 days later. Whats wrong? 26/f. Cancer
I developed a bump in my lower back on the left side above the sacrum, it's only sore when pressure is applied.This happened after deadlifts at the gym
Suspect muscle: This could be a cyst which may or may not be infected. With this there could be muscle or bone or joint or combination with tendon and bursa involvement as part of the pain. Sometimes at a gym there's risk of infection. Sometimes if you look at the bump there may be a small hole that may be plugged indicating a possible inclusion cyst. ...Read more
Noticed a little asymmetry on one side of sacrum bone after weight loss,doctor said nothing to worry about, only achey when I lean backwards while sit?
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Base of spine.: The sacrum is a large flat trapezoidal bone, found at the base of the spine. It forms the posterior portion of the pelvis. There are four bones surrounding the sacrum: above is the lumbar vertebre (usually l5); below is the coccyx (tailbone) and to either side are the illiac bones of the pelvis. In front of the scarum is the pelvic cavity, and the posterior surface can be palpated through the skin. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sciatica: 20's female with twisted sacrum asks about future problems. Osteopaths regard sacroiliac joint (SIJ) nutation (also called "Short Leg Sign") & counternutation to be reflective of abnormal SIJ movements. These movements have been found associated with Hypermobility Syndrome, chronic low back pain, fibromyalgia, sciatica, IBS, & Interstitial Cystitis. ...Read more
Is this definite ?: Is this your diagnosis or did a doctor tell you this? Which nerve is the culprit, and how did this occur? To determine treatment, we need to know a diagnosis. Maybe a visit to an osteopathic physician can clarify issues, and provide treatment which can improve your issues. ...Read more
Sure: The body can often withstand significant trauma without any significant damage. If the pain persists, or worsens, then it is time to be evaluated by a physician. ...Read more
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