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Pain In Left Hip Like Gas
I was spotting a week ago but I'm not pregnant. I have left hip pain, side pain, I drank tea to rule out gas, but still feel discomfort. My left leg feels a little numb with tingle to my toes. As if it were asleep or I sat on it too long. What shoul?
Requires exam: Call and make an appointment for a comprehensive physical exam: cannot be diagnosed online. I suggest that you call TODAY! ...Read more
26 y/o female. Rght sd back (direct above butt) and hip pain when straining to pass gas or poo. Is this muscular? No other symptoms. Not constipated.
Possible disc: Pain in the lower back with straining at the stool may indicate a lumbar disc herniation. Some muscular conditions may also mimic this, however you should seek consultation with physical medicine and rehabilitation specialist to make an accurate diagnosis. Once an accurate diagnosis is made then appropriate treatment can be recommended. ...Read more
Tkr --4.5 months later. Still difficult to walk. Gait limping waddle like walk. Left hip pain increased. Cause? Had manipulation2 month ago. 125 bend
Likely Lumbar spine: Many people that have arthritic knees also have arthritic lower backs. When the low back is arthritic the usual symptoms are low back pain, weakness of legs, radiating pain down one or both legs, numbness and tingling. The usual scenario for an otherwise good tkr not going well is persistent or progressive low back problems radiating down the legs. This often results in poor recovery, stiffness. ...Read more
They could from the same problem or 2 seperate issues
it will take an orthopedic surgeon to help you sort this out. ...Read more
Hip pain on left. Wakes me up in my sleep. Gnawing pain, deep inside. Not all the time, comes and goes. What can it be?
Several common items: The common items that hurt on the side of the hip where you can feel the bone under the skin can be trochanteric bursitis, tendinitis, sometimes sciatica, bruises, illiotibial band syndrome. If its in the groin, then arthritis is the common condition along with several tendinitis possibilities. Since there are probably hundreds of potential problems that could also be here, see your doc first. ...Read more
Left hip pain at night and after sitting down after work. Pain in hip and shoots down leg at times. Worse at night in bed. No injury as far as I know.
Left hip pain: May be scaitica. Sitting is stress on spine. Consider ergonomic chair with lumbar support. At work change position (i.e. get up for a moment every 45 minutes to an hour) to shake out, Consider a trial of NSAIDS (motrin/alelve) and muscle relaxant (if not allergic). Rarely may also be related to ovaries/ colon, retroperitoneal issue so may consider ultrasound or CT abdomen. F/u w/ doc ...Read more
I'm 30 years old and have been having a dull achy hip pain in my left hip on and off for years. I was a gymnast for 10 years.?
Have it evaluated: Then have the problem evaluated. See an orthopedist or your primary care doctor. ...Read more
What could cause bad lower back/hip pain that switches from left to right side occasionally? Feels very stiff, sometimes felt in butt. Going on 6month
Soft tissues: 32y fem has "severe low back/hip pain alternating from side to side for six months" + sciatica. Largest joints in axial spine are sacroiliac joints, SIJ, & responsible for up to 30% of chronic low back pain per med lit. Lumbar nerve roots that conjoin to make sciatic nerve lie over ventral sulcus of SIJ. SIJ hypermobility can tug on these nerves, stimulate them & thereby arouse pain. See Osteopath ...Read more
Male 30, diagnosed with osteoporosis. Started ibandronic acid 150 mg tab yesterday. Have back, left hip pain from midnight. Can't waIk. Is it normal?
Had vacation, walked a lot, felt left hip pain. After 2 weeks I feel some pain on both hip. I teach aquagym. Had past left pain after dance. Considerations?
Hip bursitis: Could be inflammation of the hip where the it band slides over the outside of your hip bone. Hurts to walk lay on, pinpoint pain lateral hip. Try stretching exercises. Hugging your leg to your chest also figure four your leg on your knee and grab behind thigh of other leg and pull while laying down. Nsaids and ice. ...Read more
My left hip hurts and my right talus bone is missing so im uneven. Could this be the cause of my hip pain?
Yes: If the leg length is uneven it can cause pain in other joints or the back. Medical evaluation by a physical medicine physician can help you figure out best treatment which will likely include a lift on the short side. ...Read more
What to do if I have sudden onset of severe left hip pain. No response to anti-inflamatories and painkillers. Been 8 days.?
See an orthopedist: As the pain is localized you should see an orthopedist to evaluate this pain. It may be from the hip, the spine or other areas. Best to see your physician and evaluate where the pain is coming from ...Read more
Sudden significant left hip pain that increases when walking and as day progresses. Interrupting sleep. Usually walk 10k per day up and down hills?
Was told spine has holes and mine on left side are starting to close (means?) I have right side hip pain could it all be related? Mri on lower spine.
Degenerative disease: The "holes" your doc referred to are probably the foramen, or spaces that the nerves travel through to get out of the spine on the way to muscles, skin, etc. Closing of the holes is "stenosis, " or pinching of the nerves leading to leg pain, tingling, abnormal sensations, etc. Stenosis is often related to degenerative disease (arthritis) which can also cause pain in the back of the hip or thigh. ...Read more
I've been having left hip pain for 4 wks. It hurts to walk sometimes, not always. It is very uncomfortable to lay on that side. Should I be concerned?
Be concerned.: At your age unless this is from known injury, this needs to be investigated. See an orthopedic first. ...Read more
I have sudden onset of severe left hip pain. Anti-inflamatories and painkillers have been ineffective and it has been 8 days. What can be causing this problem?
Depends: It depends if this pain is coming from the hip or the lower back which can refer to the same area. Stretching is the most important thing to do and to keep moving within the limits of your pain. If this is persisting more than a month, then see a physician. ...Read more
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I started having left side hip pain about 2 weeks ago. 44 yo female. I do sit at a desk for 8-10 hours a day but get up frequently. Better in am?
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Left hip pain for two weeks- only when weight bearing. Had this since virus. Ideas if this is related?
Doubtful: It is more likely a local issue related to the hip area. ...Read more
What could be wrong if my left hip pain for close to three years now. Pain feels deep in socket with groin pain as well?
Would seek help.: Had and medical evaluation yet? Hip pain could be from the hip joint itself or from the low back. I would thus seek help from a specialist in this regard on the assumption that you have sought help from your pcp, had imaging studies and perhaps pt as well. 3 years is long enough time and specialized consultation is warranted at this time if this has not occurred already. Be well. ...Read more
8 hours post lumbar block injection. I have had awful left hip pain ever since and hard time walking. Is that normal? What's happening? What do I do?
Not normal.: Call the doctor who performed the injection. ...Read more
Spd 10 months after birth. Leg keeps going from under me. Left hip pain, happens spontaneously. I work with children. Can be painful. What can I do?
Need more info: To give you a complete answer you need a through examination. A lot of things could be going on. Please see your physician at your earliest opportunity. ...Read more
I have intermittent upper left back pain, burning, pinpoint pain. Comes and goes. Also have lower left back and hip pain that worsens with standing. N?
Pain is the body's: Signal that something isn't quite right. It could be something harmless like strained muscles or something more serious. Chances are good that a combination of OTC pain meds and stretching exercises will help but you need to see a doctor about it before embarking on a treatment plan. Dr. Anne ...Read more
Left hip pain four weeks mostly outside, butt. Have had left lower quadrant pain, UTI prior, on med. Pain worse when sitting for while or lying on side.
The pain of the hip and buttock may be of musculoskeletal origin, esp if it is exacerbated by certain body positions.
Re: your prior uti, check a urinalysis and culture to assure its resolution. A renal ultrasound would detect a kidney problem, e.g. Obstruction, stone, tumor, that might cause some of your symptoms. ...Read more
Well at your age?:
Listen, you are still young but all is possible. First however you need a good examination of your hip. Any pain when you move it? If nothing there than based on the clinical examination, severity of your pain, lab test, an abdominal ct, colonoscopy etc. Etc. Should be down\e. But first the hip is to be examined.
First go to a primary care doctor he may refer you to specialist if needed. ...Read more