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What to do if I have back trouble - pain in lower left side an tight hips?

What to do if I have back trouble - pain in lower left side an tight hips?

Depnds.: without an exam, I can only give general information. here are some causes in a webpage JUST for YOU http://www.nerdpocalypse.net/diseases/back%20pain.html Mostly, rest followed by physical therapy. ...Read more

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I'm having a lot of pain in my lower left abdominal area, above my hip, my lower left side of back hurts as well, this pain is consistent.?

I'm having a lot of pain in my lower left abdominal area, above my hip, my lower left side of back hurts as well, this pain is consistent.?

You need examined: There are multiple possibilities. This could be related to kidney disease, colon inflammation, hernia, shingles, or back issues, to name a few. Please consult your personal physician for an evaluation and possible referral to an appropriate specialist. I suggest you do this soon. ...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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I've had constant pain in my lower back and left side of hip for a week now, what can I do?

I've had constant pain in my lower back and left side of hip for a week now, what can I do?

Back pain: The back pain can be caused by muscle strain, spinal stenosis, ruptured disc, nerve impingement ... One sided back pain might also be caused by kidney issues. Without additional information, it's hard to identify the cause of your pain. Please seek help from a pcp, pain management physician, neurologist or physiatrist, you might benefit from a comprehensive evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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I have pain on the left side of my hip and into lower back. I also drink about 3 drinks everynight. I am only 25 y/o fem.?

I have pain on the left side of my hip and into lower back. I also drink about 3 drinks everynight. I am only 25 y/o fem.?

See your doctor: This is a problem that requires a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. In that meeting, your doctor will listen to you, perform a throrough examination and possibly order labs or other tests. Based on this information, he/she will be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...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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I have back pain in the lower left side and tight hips - what's going on?

See below: There are many causes of low back pain and hip pain. Often they are related. Usually acute back or hip pain will improve over 1-2 weeks with anti-inflammatories, gentle streching, and use of heat/ice. If your pain does not improve or gets worse you should contact your physician. ...Read more

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I've had a pain in my lower left back side but last night it moved to my lower part of my pelvic area by my hip it was a sharp pain and hurt very bad?

I've had a pain in my lower left back side but last night it moved to my lower part of my pelvic area by my hip it was a sharp pain and hurt very bad?

Pain: The pain can be coming from muscle, intestines, kidney stones, bones, ovaries or bladder... Go to a doctor to get checked out more thoroughly. ...Read more

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I strained my lower back 2 weeks ago while bending down. The pain low back is much better, but now at times, I have pain on lateral side of left hip.

I strained my lower back 2 weeks ago while bending down. The pain low back is much better, but now at times, I have pain on lateral side of left hip.

Physical therapy: It possible you strained your hip at the same time and you now notice it as your back pain has improved. At this time focus on core abdominal strength and exercise is important. If the pain does not change the way you walk, limit your activity, and is relieved with rest it probably not worrisome and will resolve over time. If it persists or worsens beyond a few weeks you should be evaluated. ...Read more

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The left side of my lower back,right above my hip, is numb,and it pains and tingles constantly?

Musculoskeletal pain: If you are active (weight lifting, sports, etc), it's likely simple low back strain - very common. If you are not having any weakness in the legs, trouble moving your bowels or urinating, and no fevers (the "red flag symptoms"), you can give it a few days to see if it resolves with some rest, gentle forward bends and perhaps some ibuprofen:600 mg every 6 hrs. If any red flag symptoms, see a doctor ...Read more

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Pain in the left side of my hip and lower back. It only really hurts when i walk been taking pain pills but still hurts nothing else

Pain in the left side of my hip and lower back. It only really hurts when i walk been taking pain pills but still hurts nothing else

Musculoskeletal pain: Definitely sounds like a musculoskeletal problem. Should consult a primary care physician if it doesn't go away. Could try warm heating pads, - if you don't have any ulcers or stomach problems - then Ibuprofen may help decrease the inflammation. ...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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Lower back pain on left side, right above hip. What could be wrong?

Lower back pain on left side, right above hip. What could be wrong?

Back pain: There are many causes of back pain: kidney infection or stone, arthritis, herniated disc, shingles, strain among many others. Consult with your physician. ...Read more

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What might cause pain on left side from rib cage all the way to hip and around to lower back and nausea after?

What might cause pain on left side from rib cage all the way to hip and around to lower back and nausea after?

A # of causes:: Commonest cause would be constipation, others include a urinary tract or kidney infection, diverticulosis(.. Itis), back pain are some of the more usual causes. See your doctor for a consult and a few lab tests should help in diagnosing it. ...Read more

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Pain left side hip of lower back, no swelling or discoloration. Possibly from doing standing barbell twists. Is it possible and what to do?

Pain left side hip of lower back, no swelling or discoloration. Possibly from doing standing barbell twists. Is it possible and what to do?

Sprain/Strain: There are many potential causes of acute low back pain. The most common are sprain/strain injuries. Usually acute back pain will improve over 1-2 weeks with anti-inflammatories, gentle streching, and use of heat/ice. If your pain does not improve or gets worse you should contact your physician. ...Read more

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I have been having this dull ache in my left side lower back hip area at night time. It has turned into a sharp stabbing pain. What could it be?

See below: There are lot of possibilities like a urinary tract infection or kidney infection, kidney stone, muscle sprain, strain or spasms, pelvic disease like endometriosis or pelvic inflammatory disease, spondylosis, disk injury or spinal fracture, inflammatory bowel disease, etc. See you doctor soon. ...Read more

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My 71yr old mom tripped and now her lower left back is very painful along with her left hip and the left side and top of her thigh. What is wrong?

My 71yr old mom tripped and now her lower left back is very painful along with her left hip and the left side and top of her thigh.  What is wrong?

She needs x-rays: She could have a broken hip, pelvis or lumbar spine. She should be seen by a doctor and appropriate x-rays performed as soon as possible. ...Read more

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I'm having pain in the lower left side of my back with radiating pain in the hip and sometimes the leg all left side. It is accompanied with nausea. P?

I'm having pain in the lower left side of my back with radiating pain in the hip and sometimes the leg all left side. It is accompanied with nausea. P?

Nerve irritation: You may have nerve irritation at the nerve roots as they come out of your spine. Typically, the pain will radiate down the nerve that is irritated (down your leg). Physical therapy and anti-inflammatory medication are the initial treatments. However, you may need an x ray or an injection to help manage this problem. ...Read more