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Why does it hurt when I stand up after sitting?

Why does it hurt when I stand up after sitting?

Depend on what hurts: A person who has some pain when moving from a sitting position to a standing position can see a doctor for evaluation. Some people have arthritis in their joints, and hurt when joints move. Other people have recent injuries, which hurt if moved. Athletes can get overuse symptoms in the knees and back, which hurt if moved. Internal (chest, abdomen, pelvis) pain can be a problem with organs inside. ...Read more

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Knees hurt and give out when I stand up after sitting for hours?

Knees hurt and give out when I stand up after sitting for hours?

Knee hurt give out: Symptoms og knee pain and feeling of knee giving out is most of the times due to ligament injury. The knee is held together by ligamentsand feeling of instabiity and giving out is due to a tear in one of the knee ligament. You should see your doctor or an orthpedic specialist and may need a MRI if indicated after exam to find out if there is torn ligament. ...Read more

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Area above buttocks hurts, especially when I stand up after sitting for a short period of time. What coukd be wrong?

Area above buttocks hurts, especially when I stand up after sitting for a short period of time. What coukd be wrong?

Lumbago: Lumbago is really an outdated term for generalized low back pain, a common disorder involving the muscles and bones of the back. It affects about 40% of people at some point in their lives. Get a dr. To examine you and diagnose your specific type of low back pain, and there will most likely be treatment that can help you. Best wishes. ...Read more

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I had pain in tibia/calf area pre/ post acl surgery. Hurts when I stand up after sitting in a chair. Is it possible that I damaged/cracked my bone?

I had pain in tibia/calf area pre/ post acl surgery. Hurts when I stand up after sitting in a chair. Is it possible that I damaged/cracked my bone?

R/O STRESS FRACTURE: Yes: You need to rule out a stress fracture of the tibia. Get tib/fib x ray /MRI or potentially bone scan. If X-ray is - a bone scan is indicated. It takes awhile to heal and you may need pain medication and close follow up. If healing is delayed you can have PRP = PLATELET RICH PLASMA TO EXPEDITE HEALING or PROLOTHERAPY. ...Read more

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Lower back pain, I'm 41 year old femaile with lower back pain, I never had back pain it hurts when I try to stand up after sitting down for a period of time

Different causes: If the pain doesn't go down your legs then it is unlikely to be a disc related problem. Other possibilities include facet joint arthritis, the beginning of spinal stenosis or arthritis due to other causes. If the pain gets worse, is associated with fever or chills, vision changes you need some intensive testing. If not consider some otc analgesics like aleve (naproxen). ...Read more

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My feet hurt after sitting, why?

My feet hurt after sitting, why?

Possible: Plantar fascitis. The condition you describe is known as post static dyskinesia...Or pain after periods of rest and then standing. One explanation is that the ligament contracts while you are sitting and then stretches when you stand and this stretching of the ligament causes the pain. ...Read more

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I am short and sitting at a desk, could this hurt my back?

I am short and sitting at a desk, could this hurt my back?

Can be anything: Could be muscles, nerves or even joints causing your pain. If stretching, performing core strengthening exercises and nsaids don't help, I would consider speaking with your doctor regarding more thorough evaluation. You may need an ergonomic evaluation to make sure you are sitting appropriately for your spine and job. ...Read more

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How come my anus hurts at random times like sitting in long meetings?

How come my anus hurts at random times like sitting in long meetings?

Get evaluated: Both gastroenterologists & colorectal surgeons can help you. They will first perform a visual inspection & digital exam after taking your history as to circumstances, duration, quality, timing of symptoms & your risk factors. They may then determine topical treatment or ask to perform further evaluation of the rectal lining. Symptoms may prove functional (proctalgia fugax) & warrant different rx. ...Read more

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My back hurts so much from sitting down for long hours. What should I do?

My back hurts so much from sitting down for long hours. What should I do?

Be proactive by: Checking to make sure your seating has armrests and a good back support and possibly adjustable in sitting height. Even then, make sure you get up periodically to breakup the time sitting. Consider exercising -emphasize core stengthening and keep trim along with avoiding smoking. ...Read more

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When I'm sitting or move while im sitting my tailbone pops and hurts. What's causing this?

When I'm sitting or move while im sitting my tailbone pops and hurts. What's causing this?

Coccydynia: Tailbone pain can occur with or without injury. Only real concern is to exclude a sacral tumor (extremely rare). If bowel/bladder habits normal, probably ok. Treatment included nsaid's, and a sitting pillow. Not a doughnut, but a foam wedge with triangle cutout. This keeps you sitting leaning forward without pressure on the coccyx. If persistent, removal is rarely needed but successful. ...Read more

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I got bitten tonight sitting outside on a chair and it is swollen and hurts what kind of bug u think may have bitten me?

I got bitten tonight sitting outside on a chair and it is swollen and hurts what kind of bug u think may have bitten me?

Well: Could be about anything like a spider horse fly misquito. Use soap and water and ice if gets worse see your doctor ...Read more

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What can cause a vibrating feeling in my tailbone? It doesn't hurt at all and only happens periodically when I'm sitting down

Implies nerve: For the type of pain. This is near an area where disks pop out and injure nerves frequently. Other disorders (congenital spine condition, tumor, even infection) can also irritate nerves. Cannot say in your particular situation but an MRI could. ...Read more

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Intense sharp pains in upper left buttcheek only. Only hurts when I stand or move a certain way. Sitting or laying is painless. What is this?

Intense sharp pains in upper left buttcheek only. Only hurts when I stand or move a certain way. Sitting or laying is painless. What is this?

Buttock pain: Tough to say, ...could be a muscle strain or a deep abscess that gets irritated and inflamed when standing or moving in certain way. Get an examination if it continues. Good luck. ...Read more

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I always sit in w-sitting position and I can also lay like this comfortably, Cant sit cross legged because it hurt my ankles. Is this bad for me?

I always sit in w-sitting position and I can also lay like this comfortably, Cant sit cross legged because it hurt my ankles. Is this bad for me?

Yes: Pain is usually an indicator that something is causing damage to the body. You may have weak ligaments on the outside of the ankles causing the pain. There are other possibilities as well. You should have this evaluated by a physician. It can likely be treated with non-invasive measures (exercise therapy, etc.). ...Read more

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I have a consistent pain in my lower back on the left side. Hurts the most when changing positions from sitting to standing. Meds don't work. Help?

I have a consistent pain in my lower back on the left side. Hurts the most when changing positions from sitting to standing. Meds don't work. Help?

Musculoskeletal: The symptoms are seen most often with a musculoskeletal strain. You may have done something to overwork those muscles recently. Kidney stones can also cause problems as can herniation of the disc in the back. If the symptoms do not improve after several days then you should see your dr. There are many other causes of pain and that should be evaluated if it doesn't resolve. ...Read more

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Pls help pain in the lower left rib that comes and goes and radiates to the back sometimes, it's fine if I lay down but sitting it hurts, I'm scared?

Sounds like a: Muscle or rib injury issue, which is dependent on position. I would consider some ibuprofen to try to get rid of it, and if it doesn't work, go see a healthcare provider to get properly diagnosed and treated. Thanks for trusting in HealthTap. ...Read more

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I have some pain in my butt area that is slightly under my back. It only hurts when sitting ONLY. I've sit down much the past week. Bathroom is fine..

Backpain: If I am understanding it right it the pain between the gluteal area in the crack area, if so one possibility is pilonidal cyst which might be irritated. If it is not the right description call our consult line we would be happy to help you ...Read more

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Strained to have bm. Few hours later it hurts on my lower left side. I felt a pop like feeling. Pain is worse going from sitting to standing and visev?

Strained to have bm. Few hours later it hurts on my lower left side. I felt a pop like feeling. Pain is worse going from sitting to standing and visev?

Abdominal pain: Most likely you strained an abdominal muscle while straining to have bowel movement. Especially if pain exacerbated/worsened by movement. Possible may have given self a hernia. Have an exam to make sure. ...Read more

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What's going on? Back of shoulder hurts from sitting?

What's going on? Back of shoulder hurts from sitting?

Evaluate Neck: If you are not improving have your doctor order a cervical spine mri. Many times a herniated disc in the neck can cause shoulder and arm pain especially if you have not improved with the medications and physical therapy. If it is a herniated disc you may need evaluation from a spine specialist to determine what other options might be needed (injections, surgery, etc) to help reduce pain. ...Read more

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Why do my feet hurt after sitting for a while?

Why do my feet hurt after sitting for a while?

Plantar fasciitis: Plantar fasciitis, or an arch ligament strain is a very common reason for arch and heel pain in the bottom of the heel. There can sometimes be a bursitis under the heel as well.

Other causes of heel pain can be tarsal tunnel syndrome, arthritis, a stress fracture, referred nerve pain among others. Talk to a podiatrist to help sort this out. ...Read more

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I have a weird bump on my vagina it don't hurt or nothing its just sitting there?

I have a weird bump on my vagina it don't hurt or nothing its just sitting there?

Exam please: A more complete history and examination is necessary. This bump could be from trauma, an infectious process, a benign tumor or cancer. It is imperative that you go to a clinic for a complete exam as soon as possible. The earlier a correct diagnosis is made the better your chances are for a cure. I wish you well with your health and I remain available for consultations on HealthTap for you. ...Read more

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What to do if I have back of shoulder hurts from sitting?

What to do if I have back of shoulder hurts from sitting?

Posture/Ergonomics: This usually come from leaning a bit forward while you are sitting. The opening to your ear should be directly above or a bit behind the center of your shoulder when someone looks at you from the side. Also please support your forearms/wrists on a pad while you work. Try re-arranging your work station, and see if this helps.
James dillard, md. ...Read more

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My hips hurt so much from sitting long hours. What can I do?

My hips hurt so much from sitting long hours. What can I do?

Several things: First get up and walk around 5minutes every half hour. Set and alarm to remind you. Next detoxify to reduce inflammation; drink 8 glasses of filtered water daily; avoid sodas, sugars, alcohol, coffee; take supplements such as cats claw and large quantities of anti-oxidants; rebounding. If not contraindicated Ibuprofen 3x/ day for 1-2 weeks www. Medac4u.Com. ...Read more

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My coccyx hurts! What can help make it feel better when sitting?

Use a special: What we call air dount which suspend the coccyx area and help heal it. ...Read more

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Can the front of your hips hurt if you have been sitting down for a while?

Maybe: More common to have pain the the posterior area. In the anterior area the cause may be a too tight belt, too tight underwear or your posture in sitting. ...Read more

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Why does my arm hurt on the leftside was sitting down and got a pain in my arm

Any: Any left arm pain is concerning for cardiac (heart) pain. It is important for you to note if you have any pain or pressure in your chest. It is also important if you have any risk factors for heart disease (smoking, diabetes, high cholesterol, high lipids, high blood pressure, family history), or if you have other symptoms (chest pressure, jaw or neck pain, nausea, irregular or fast heart rate). If you have these symptoms you must be seen immediately by a physician. ...Read more