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What Could Cause Articular Cartilages In The Knees Hips And Lower Back To Flake
Cartilage is a specialized type of tissue found in joints and areas that two bones come together. It is made up of specialized cells that live in the midst of proteins and sugars that absorb and release water similar to a sponge. Healthy cartilage helps decrease friction in joints, absorbs shock and protects the ends of the bone. Degradation of ...Read more
Check it out: You need to see your doc. Of course most commonly would be some degree of osteoarthritis, however there are many other causes. You may just have a problem with one of those areas or joints causing a mechanical problem with extra stress on the other areas. It would not be common to have oa in all 3 giving trouble at one time. I would guess the back as culprit. ...Read more
Muscles and bones pain inside the hip and the buttocks, sometimes radiating farther. What could be the cause of this?
See below: This problem mandates a real-time (face-to-face) meeting with a doctor. A history has to be taken along with a examination as well as labs and other tests. Only after all this will his doctor be in a position to tell him what's wrong and what needs to be done to help him. ...Read more
Back or Hip: There are many causes of low back pain and hip pain. Often they are related. A bad hip can cause buttock, groin, and/or thigh pain. Sometimes a pinched nerve in the back can cause back, buttock, and thigh pain depending on which nerve is involved. If your pain does not improve or gets worse you should contact your physician to help identify the cause. ...Read more
What is degenerative scoliosis..and can it cause knots on the top of my spine and cause a lot of pain in lower back,legs,hips,buttock.
It is curvature of: the spine that can feel to you like knots over the areas where it is curving. Do you have double scoliosis? What is your degree of curvature? Where is your scoliosis? Midback, low back? If lower, depending on Grade seen, it can affect your hips, lower extremities, and you should be working with an osteopathic physician/ PT to help reduce pain symptoms. ...Read more
I have a radiating pain in my right leg, starting from the rightsacroiliac joint, further through the hip and outer part of the thigh, upto the feet. Cause and remedy?
Doctor can evaluate: Some people get cramps when they walk, run, or do other exercises. Some get cramps when they are merely lying in bed. Others may get cramps only if the legs or hips are put in certain positions. A couple of visits to the primary care doctor can help sort things out. The doctor can check to see if the patient is healthy with good circulation, has normal blood chemistries, is exercising properly.... ...Read more
Can mean many things: Pain in joints can mean many things depending on the duration and associated symptoms. From acute viral or bacterial illness, arthritis , vitamin d deficiency to more serious problems like leukemia and bone disorders. I recommend you see a primary care provider asap. ...Read more
Yes: When you have joint abnormalities in one place, you tend to compensate in other joints which then leads to abnormal wear and tear in other locations. Also, arthritis in one spot can indicate you are at risk in other places. Remain active, keep your weight down, and enjoy activity. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What could cause pain in the lower ribs on both sides? It's more in the front...It feels like the bone. My hips, back, knees left shoulder/elbow hurt2
Bone pain: Your pain is quite widespread, you should see your doctor for some blood work. Depending on the duration of your symptoms and if they are recurring, you need to see a rheumatologist. No easy diagnosis from what you described so far. ...Read more
On the right breast and back shoulder plate, l fill there's a blockage and sometimes pain which radiate to the back plate. What could be the cause.
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