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In a medical context, "having gas" refers to having too much gas in the bowels. This causes burping, cramps in the belly, ...Read more


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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.

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

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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

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

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What to do if I have been experiencing lower left back pain mixed with hip pain?

What to do if I have been experiencing lower left back pain mixed with hip pain?

Common occurance: They could from the same problem or 2 seperate issues

it will take an orthopedic surgeon to help you sort this out. ...Read more

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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?

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

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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

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What to do if I have lower back and hip pain on my left side, what could be the problem?

What to do if I have lower back and hip pain on my left side, what could be the problem?

See details: The origin is likely the lower back and this could be due to arthritis, a strain or even congenital instability. ...Read more

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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

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

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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?

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?

Not: Usual. It is also not usual for 3o year old male on no enzyme inducing medications to have osteoporosis. Concern will be if hip fracture and the etiology of osteoporosis or alternative diagnosis ...Read more

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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

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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

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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

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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.

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

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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?

About time see MD: You have hip pain for 8 days and persisting. I will recommend for you to see your doctor or an orthpedic specialist to find the cause and treatment. ...Read more

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What are ways to alleviate lower left hip pain?

What are ways to alleviate lower left hip pain?

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 have hip pain in my left side what does in mean?

Hip Pain: Start with an Xray of the Hip. It could be simply some sprain. If pain continues get MRI of Hip. Few days of IburpofenlAdvil after meals upto three times a day may not be a bad idea. More importantly talk to your doctor. ...Read more

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How many causes are there for hip pain in left side?

How many causes are there for hip pain in left side?

Many: Outside hip pain can be caused by bursitis, muscle strains, tendonitis, it band dysfunction, referred from the spine. Inner hip (groin) pain can be related to problems in the hip joint (ball and socket) and/or referred from the pelvis organs and other places. Go see your doctor. ...Read more

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What can cause hip pain on the right & left outer side?

Hip pain: The location of the pain you are describing is a bit difficult to assess without an exam. It could be anything from arthritis to trochanteric bursitis. You should see your pcp on this one to get the right diagnosis and treatment. ...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?

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?

Hard to say: This is the type of problem where you are best served with an in-person evaluation. The differential (as in possible causes) for hip pain is quite large and more information including an exam would be much more helpful to guide you in a more reasonable fashion. Good luck. ...Read more

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Left hip pain every morning that goes away with a bowl movement?

Mattress: Probably coincidence - consider trying another mattress. Also- add fiber to the diet and increase water intake. ...Read more

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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

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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?

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

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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?

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

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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.

Musculoskeltal pain: 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

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Could left hip pain indicate colon cancer or something else?

Could left hip pain indicate colon cancer or something else?

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

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Please help! I have lower back pain, between hips, and left hip pain.?

Get examined: You probably should see a physical medicine ; rehabilitation specialist (who can evaluate spine and hip pain) or a sports medicine dr. To be examined. They might get some x-rays. ...Read more

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6 month hip pain. In bone has let up some xray shows nothing. Left side.

6 month hip pain. In bone has let up some xray shows nothing. Left side.

You could have: Trochanteric bursitis.Find where your hip bone sticks out the most, on the side of your upper leg. Push around on the bony prominence to check for tenderness. If it's sore, more than you expected, then a cortisone shot will make it go away...rapidly. ...Read more

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I was diagnosed with ddd, I've been having lower back and hip pain w/ pain in the left leg. What can I do for this?

DDD: Maintain healthy weight, exercise regularly, pt with core strengthening, spinal injections if this doesn't help. If none of those work then speak to a spinal surgeon to see if you are a candidate for surgery. ...Read more

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I have had chronic hip pain that radiates through inner thigh and groin. Started on left side but can now be felt also on right. Is it bursitis?

Or hip djd: Grpompaom with limp anpd bursitis can be hip arthritis see ortho bursitis is often on outside away from groin and tender to deep touch. ...Read more

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Is it ok to sleep slightly tilted up during pregnancy or slightly angled to to the left? I'm 22w4d with marginal previa. All left causes me hip pain

Is it ok to sleep slightly tilted up during pregnancy or slightly angled to to the left? I'm 22w4d with marginal previa. All left causes me hip pain

Yes.: Sleeping partially tilted to the left or at a partially upright angle is fine. Although we prefer the left side, you may also sleep on your right side. The main idea is to not sleep flat on your back. Also try a pillow under your hips. ...Read more

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I've been exercising by walking now for about 2 weeks, a week before I started both my ankles were swollen. Since I've been walking I've had no problems but hip pain on right side and yesterday I had pain in my left calf which was very swollen and still

Be careful: Calf pain and swelling especially in female using contraceptives should checked to find if this duo to blood clot in the calf, that is the most important thing, beside that it could you tour your triceps muscle and that cause the swelling. ...Read more