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Tailbone And Sacrum
Yes: The short answer is yes. Depending on the location , central vs paracentral vs foraminal vs lateral, you can have the symptoms as described. Good luck. ...Read more
Kind of: Another way to say it perhaps is that there are conditions in the spine that can cause pain in the tailbone, back, and leg. Not so much that one pain causes the other, but rather that they can potentially have the same source. Don't hesitate to be seen for a specific diagnosis. ...Read more
Fell down stairs: Did your friend get a medical evaluation? Falling down stairs can cause significant injury. If there are no fractures or other injuries requiring treatment, traveling and other activities can probably be resumed as tolerated. ...Read more
I have bone spurs on my spine, moderate scoliosis, thoracic spine, kyphosis, osteoporis and osteoarthritis. I have continued back pain , pain in my hip?
Scoliosis back pain: There are many causes for back and hip pain, sometimes not as obvious as the curve in your spine on x-ray. Get a good evaluation 2 see if your spine is truly the problem causing the pain. Often, buttock-type hip pain comes from l4-s1, but groin hip pain comes from the hip joint itself and has nothing to do with the spine, even if the pictures look bad. Good docs can find ur true pain source. Thx! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
More than one locati: This appears to have pain comes from more than one location. Groin pain could suggest the hip or surrounding muscles. Although it can occur back pain usually does not come from the hip . Your evaluation will need to look at both areas: back, including bone, joint continuous muscles. ...Read more
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
Can multiple tarlov cysts cause pain and tachycardia? Have them on sacrum, lumbar and mid thoracic area. Treatment?
Would spinal fusion for spondilolisthesis help numbness and pain in legs and back and herinated discs?
Saturday fell over hard onto right ischium. Pain (radiating to hip and thigh) when sitting, walking,etc. Also tingling sensation. Fracture or bruise?
Bruise most likely : The pelvic bones are very difficult to fracture in a healthy individual. The fact you're walking is good. The discomfort is likely due to muscle soreness from the injury. Even if there is a small fracture the treatment would be move as tolerable. ...Read more
Low back pain, aching saddle area, buttocks, thighs, hips and legs also achy. So uncomfortable. Cauda equina?
Grade2 Spondylolisthesis of L5/S1& spina bifida occulta. Low back pain on right. Sharp moving pain along inguinal ligament? GP palpation normal
Need surg consult: A Grade 2 Spondylolisthesis definitely needs to be evaluated and treated by an orthopaedic or neurosurgeon who specializes in spinal surgery. You are just on the border of requiring spinal surgery, i.e. a fusion, with a Grade 2 slip. The inguinal pain may/may not be related to the back. Time to see your surgeon for an up-to-date evaluation ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Doctor can check: Back pain on either side of the spine (called flank pain by doctors) can be caused by kidney disease, especially if the person doesn't remember hurting her back by lifting or working too much. Other abdominal problems can also show up as back pain, so evaluation by a doctor is needed. A doctor generally examines the liver, stomach, pancreas, and intestine areas for possible problems, too. ...Read more
Can a left retroverted hip and a right anteverted hip cause right lumbar back pain and nerve root irritation?
Hard to say: Lumbar spondylosis is another way to say you have developed some degenerative changes in your spine. This can certainly potentially cause back and leg pain, but is somewhat of a non specific diagnosis. If pain persists, a detailed exam and appropriate studies can usually pinpoint the cause. Thank you for the question. ...Read more