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Pain in posterior superior iliac spine ...........Even if I bent i m getting this pain. If I sit in any posture for 2 continuous?

Pain in posterior superior iliac spine ...........Even if I bent i m getting this pain. If I sit in any posture for 2 continuous?

Butt pain: Your gluteus muscles insert on this area of your spine. Sciatic problems can refer to this area although unlikely. Nsaid and relative rest. If problem not resolving then get checked. ...Read more

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Back Pain (Definition)

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My anterior superior iliac spine seems to be prickin me...Also, I have pain around the heel... I am 38 years old?

Hip/Foot Connection: Prinkling sensations are nerve. These nerves can run down from the back across the front of the hip into the foot. Nerve pain in your foot typically has no swelling associated. You do not need to have back pain to have this problem. See a neurologist or physiatrist to check this theory out. They can also be quite separate issues with the painful heel more of an issue right now. Dr rich blake. ...Read more

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Hi! I have an ache on my inferior iliac spine. When I walk for a long time it hurts!. Only when make a flexion of the hip it doesen't hurt. Thanks?

Hi! I have an ache on my inferior iliac spine. When I walk for a long time it hurts!. Only when make a flexion of the hip it doesen't hurt. Thanks?

Unclear: Unfortunately your question is rather vague — anterior or posterior inferior iliac spine? I can say that at your age, the type of symptoms you have described are typically due to muscle or soft tissue problems which will usually resolve with conservative treatment including progressive activity, physical therapy, and anti-inflammatory meds. If the symptoms do not improve, you should see a doc. ...Read more

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Pain/inflamm at post sup iliac spine. Hip popping/pain around same time, then knee pain. 3 weeks duration. Responsive to nsaids. History of lbp. Cause?

Pain/inflamm at post sup iliac spine. Hip popping/pain around same time, then knee pain. 3 weeks duration. Responsive to nsaids. History of lbp. Cause?

Too many choices: Too many choices to tell you a cause. A thorough history and exam would go a long way to answering that question. One detail can change everything. Sorry. PSIS or Sacriliac joint?... The list goes on. ...Read more

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Really bad back pain at posterior iliac crest? What do I do?

Muscle problem: In this area it is usually an inflammed or spasmed muscle causing the problem. Have your doctor evaluate you to make sure. Medications and chiropractic therapy (or PT) will be beneficial. ...Read more

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What can I do to address spine pain?

What can I do to address spine pain?

Spine pan: Please go and have a full evaluation with your doctor first — a cause needs to be established before any treatments can be recommended. ...Read more

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Severe lower spine pain, what is wrong?

Depends: There are many reasons for low back pain. It could be just your muscles, it could be the disks of your spine, the joints of your spine. This needs a good physical examination and work up if your symptoms are persistent and unrelenting. ...Read more

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What would cause a healthy female to have spine pain?

What would cause a healthy female to have spine pain?

There must be a: Reason for this pain, check it out and take care of it. ...Read more

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Can Medtronic stimulator cause spine pain?

Can Medtronic stimulator cause spine pain?

Possibly: You could have developed an infection around the stimulator which could cause pin. If he electrodes are not functioning well or have come lose that also could cause pain. I would speak to the physician who placed the stimulator ...Read more

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What could be the cause of my lower spine pain that just started? Use lumbar pillow when seated.

What could be the cause of my lower spine pain that just started? Use lumbar pillow when seated.

Spine Injury: This chronic pain in the distribution as you suggested is the result of an irritated nerve or facet joints or other injury typically in the lumbar spine (low back) which are caused by herniated disks, spinal stenosis or degenerative disc disease, etc requiring further evaluation by a spine specialist. ...Read more

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Severe mid-spine pain when riding in car when hitting a dip, or accelerating. No pain when walking, or sitting in a chair.?

Possible pending fx: If you are not taking Vit D3, you could be having symptoms related to a pending spine compression fracture with pain with sudden axial loading ...Read more

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Mid spine pain when press on 1bone, however, it feels muscular when bend over. Is pain with movement is usually muscular? Been 2 mths. No injury.

Mid spine pain when press on 1bone, however, it feels muscular when bend over. Is pain with movement is usually muscular? Been 2 mths. No injury.

Not necessarily : If pressure on one bone causes the pain, problem likely in that area. Maybe related to bone, disc, and ligamemts which can hurt with movement. Muscles are to the left and right of center of back, not center. An anti-inflammatory medicine and ice help muscle spasm pain, while anti-inflamatory and warmth help joint/bone pain (unless joint already hot/infection). ...Read more

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Who should I see for spine pain?

Who should I see for spine pain?

Chiropractic: Try to find a good chiropractic first if that not resolve your issues or you may need more treatment you may have to find spin specialist. ...Read more

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What could cause really bad spine pain?

Many things: There are many things that can cause spine pain, these include problems with the spine itself such as damaged discs, ligaments and muscle tendons and fractures. Other "internal" problems can cause the spine to hurt like problems with the kidneys, blood vessels, infections and tumors. Most spine pain is not caused by these more unusual causes. If you are having really bad spine pain, see your doctor. ...Read more

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What could be the cause of my lower spine pain?

Spine pain: Pain in any joint is more soft tissues around joint than just joint. Muscles tendons ligaments are as affected as joint as one functional unit. Spine pain=back pain. If muscles around vertebrae are weak, that can lead to pain. Walking strengthen back muscles, as bicycling! Long term stress leads to back pain. Sleeplessness leads invariably to back pain. Live healthy! ...Read more

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Back pain always and spine pain?

Back pain always and spine pain?

Spine Injury: This chronic pain in the distribution as you suggested is the result of an irritated nerve or facet joints or other injury typically in the lumbar spine (low back) which are caused by herniated disks, spinal stenosis or degenerative disc disease, etc requiring further evaluation by a spine specialist. ...Read more

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Severe lower spine pain near tailbone, what is wrong?

Severe lower spine pain near tailbone, what is wrong?

Cannot say: You really need to see a doctor for this. I do not have enough information to be able to give you a reasonable answer. Sorry. ...Read more

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What causes migraine with spine pain?

Migraine back pain: Your problem must be long-lasting! Insomnia-1 + back pain-2 always lead to headache-3. Or in any order in a syndrome together= vicious circle. Cervical spine pain are as many muscles around spine than spine. Pain then irradiates to back of head then up to head. Pain closed to brain leads to insomnia which in the end leads to depression. Very abbreviated answer. ...Read more

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Occipital pain, c spine pain, more intense when head tilts back?

Occipital pain, c spine pain, more intense when head tilts back?

This is a typical : Pattern for pain arising from a cervical spine problem that could be muscular, facet joint related or even of a disc source. If no improvement with time, activity modification, local treatments like heat or massage and the use of otc medication if not contraindicated, see your doctor for an evaluation. ...Read more

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If my spine pain gets so severe I can't take it should I go to my pcp or er?

PCP : Pcp can offer long term solutions. Er will likely try to rule out spinal cord compression and will treat your pain. If you go to er choose the hospital which has neurosurgeon. ...Read more

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Lower spine pain that has been there due to a kick. Agrivated when running, twisting and jumping. What is it and what is a cure?

Wait another week: Many herniated discs like what sounds like what you are having will resolve on its own in a few days to weeks. If you are still in a lot of pain and anti-inflammatories are not helping or if you notice numbness/weakness presenting itself then seek medical care to evaluate this further. ...Read more

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Neck spine pain. I've been having really bad pain in my neck and really close to the spine right side. What could this be? It's really bad pain to!

Likely muscle spasm: For your age, this pain is likely due to a muscle spasm. Take an over the counter analgesic such as tylenol (acetaminophen) or ibuprofen. Try stretching and heat. If it does not resolve, see your doctor for possible muscle relaxant for a few days and physical therapy. ...Read more

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I'm a contortionist and for a few months, I've had lower spine pain. I have a strong back and use an inversion table often, so why does my back hurt?

I'm a contortionist and for a few months, I've had lower spine pain. I have a strong back and use an inversion table often, so why does my back hurt?

Back pain: There are many reasons for back pain: arthritis, strain, herniated disk, kidney infection or stone, sciatica among many others. See physician for evaluation. , . ...Read more

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What causes numbness in hands and spine pain?

Look fro cervical: Disc for the cause of this symptomes. ...Read more

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Upper spine pain weight loss and night sweat usually around the neck area?

Office visit: I recommend going in to your Dr.'s office for:
— full History and Physical
— xray or other imaging
— labs ...Read more

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I sometimes get heart pain and spine pain where I cannot move or breath i just have to wait it out.

I sometimes get heart pain and spine pain where I cannot move or breath i just have to wait it out.

See your doctor: With symptoms lasting this long you need to be seen by your doctor who will examine and test you to see what's wrong. ...Read more