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Can pain from a hernia come and go from day to day and even switch exact location (i.e. rib pain one day, back pain next, hip/groin next, etc)?

Can pain from a hernia come and go from day to day and even switch exact location (i.e. rib pain one day, back pain next, hip/groin next, etc)?

Hernia incarcerated?: Jason--This sounds serious. I don't know what the location of the hernia is, but it could be incarcerated or becoming strangulated. See a surgeon! ...Read more

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I have a bad pain in the back of my hip. It's been there for about a month. Getting worse. Could this be a muscle stain our something else?

I have a bad pain in the back of my hip. It's been there for about a month. Getting worse. Could this be a muscle stain our something else?

Piriformis or Hip: If the pain is worse with long periods of sitting it could be sacroiliac joint inflammation. If the pain is worse with deep pressure over the middle of the buttock, especially when you pigeon-toe your feet - piriformis muscle spasm, or posterior labral tear in the hip (cartilage in the hip joint socket), but this one is least likely. ...Read more

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I have pain in the back of my hip in my si when I lay on my back it pops which hurts and when I turn my leg or move it tightens and strains down myleg?

I have pain in the back of my hip in my si when I lay on my back it pops which hurts and when I turn my leg or move it tightens and strains down myleg?

Get Specialized P.T.: It sounds like you may have si joint instability. A physical therapist with "special interest and training in si joint therapy" would be best. Actually call around and ask if they have a therapist with "..." if you need a referral from a physician, mention the name of the therapist you located. Make sure you are taught at-home-exercises to stabilize your si joints. Max 3 months or change therapist. ...Read more

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If I sit or standbfor a long period of time I experience this pain at the back of my hip area?

If I sit or standbfor a long period of time I experience this pain at the back of my hip area?

Pain in hip: May be sciatica. Shift or get up every 30 minutes, get PT to strengthen quadricpes abdominal muscles, learn stretches consider MRI to assess for disc disease. naprosyn (naproxen) ( if not allergic) and flexeril a muscle relaxant should help as well .Follow up with doctor urgent care ...Read more

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What can cause a dull aching pain at the back of my hip bone?

Back pain: I am not sure what you mean by the back of your hip bone. You are probably describing back pain and not hip pain. ...Read more

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In a particular position there is severe pain in the back. Above left hip area. How should it be treated?

Diagnosis first: Posterior (back) hip pain is rarely from the hip. The area of pain you're describing could be radicular or sciatica (e.g. Pinched nerve in the back), referred pain from the back (e.g. Facetogenic pain), priformis syndrome, si joint dysfunction, cluneal nerve entrapment, iliolumbar ligament enthesopathy, etc. You really should see a doctor for an accurate diagnosis & proper diagnosis. ...Read more

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What to do for pain in lower back spreading to hips and tailbone?

What to do for pain in lower back spreading to hips and tailbone?

See details: I would get the pain evaluated and have x rays done as a first step. Young males may have issues beyond just a strain. You can try heat, aleve (naproxen) or advil and rest. ...Read more

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Pain in lower back spreading to hips and tailbone. Any meds work for this?

Pain in lower back spreading to hips and tailbone. Any meds work for this?

Varies: The effectiveness of medications for back pain varies quite a bit from person to person. That being said, we traditionally will try antiinflammatories, pain medications, and muscle relaxants to try to relieve a persons low back pain. Thank you for the question. ...Read more

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I have constant pain in low back and left hip over 3 months. Extremely sensitive/painful to touch at 2 points directly on spine and down left hip. ?

I have constant pain in low back and left hip over 3 months. Extremely sensitive/painful to touch at 2 points directly on spine and down left hip. ?

Your medical history: Suggests you have degenerative lumbar spine disease, spinal stenosis or osteoarthritis of the hip, or some combination of the above issues. See your physiciain and start with a physical. your doc can then order tests as appropriate to make a diagnosis. Once that is established then a treatment plan can be formulated. If you develop sudden severe tearing back pain that isn't like usual pain? 911. ...Read more

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