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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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Sharp pain on left side above hip down to pelvic bone that comes and goes?

Sharp  pain on left side above hip down to pelvic bone that comes and goes?

Need to see Dr.: Could be passing a kidney stone, ovulating or having some sort of pelvic condition. You need to get check out-probaly will need to look at your urine, have a pelvic exam at the very least. ...Read more

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Dull surface pain in lower left side waist, right above hip bone. Mostly not noticeable unless i twist or stretch. Cannot find by pressing. Help pls.

Dull surface pain in lower left side waist, right above hip bone. Mostly not noticeable unless i twist or stretch. Cannot find by pressing. Help pls.

? Nerve pain: Can't really offer a diagnosis here without more history and exam but i would consider something like meralgia paresthetica. Look it up and see if it corresponds to your history which is often of tight jeans, belt, or other compression of the lateral femoral cutaneous nerve. ...Read more

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I am 9 days late on my menstral cycle with 2 neg test 2 days ago and having pain in my left side right above my hip bone. Could i be pregnate?

I am 9 days late on my menstral cycle with 2 neg test 2 days ago and having pain in my left side right above my hip bone.  Could i be pregnate?

Unlikely: It is unlikely that you are pregnant if the urine test is negative. They are very sensitive. If you are having pain, you should see your ob/gyne as you may have an ovarian cyst. ...Read more

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Abdominal pain for last 6 months. Never goes away.Pain is on left and right side a little above hip bones. Had xray CT scan an colonoscopy no answers!

Abdominal pain for last 6 months. Never goes away.Pain is on left and right side a little above hip bones. Had xray CT scan an colonoscopy no answers!

Negative results?: In what position do you feel better/ worse? What is the quality of pain--sharp, stabbing, pressure, bloating, gassiness? Where in your abdomen (right, mid, left) do you experience discomfort? Duration pain lasts? Is pain deep or superficial? Have you seen blood with stool or change in bowels? Any chance of pregnancy (sexually active)? Any bladder/uti symptoms? Ur doc will need this info 2 help ...Read more

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Sharp burning pain to the right side of my left hip bone?

Sharp burning pain to the right side of my left hip bone?

Hip pain: Is the pain on the outer aspect if the hip? Most likely this is bursitus(inflammation of the bursar on the lateral aspect if the hip bone. Physical therapy and possibly a steroid injection would be helpful. Good luck. ...Read more

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