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Sharp sudden pain in lower back/hip
DearAshleigh posted:
For about a year I have had this pain in my hip or lower back. I will usually just lay with my legs flat out in front of me, and have a few pillows stacked behind my head so I can angle myself upwards. And my body will feel fine until I try to move my legs; I have to stop because it hurts so much, I could almost cry sometimes. It can take me 5-10 minutes to finally move, and after that, the pain is gone until I lay down like that again. But a small pain still stays around lately. I have no clue what it is; if you have questions, ask away!
bj1208 responded:
Hi DearAshleigh - welcome to the support group -

There could be numerous reasons this is happening. We are lay people who suffer from chronic spine issues so there is no way we can offer a diagnosis.

What you should do is see your primary care physician and explain everything to him/her. they may order an x-ray to see if anything shows up.

If they determine more testings like a MRI/CT Scan is needed they will determine what type of specialist you would need to see.

please see your primary care doc soon so that they can find out what is causing this.

please keep us posted~~
~~ Click on my name or picture and read my story ~~

Take care ~~ God Bless ~~

~~ Joy ~~

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