... I am not saying there is nothing wrong with the hip. You very well may have some arthritis and due to the spine issues, your gait has probably been affected, which is causing strain on the hip joints. ... (13 replies)
... Interesting comments. My first right side MRI included a back study. There they found "L4-L5 disc desiccation with mild interspace narrowing, posterior disk bulge and posterior disk margin anular tear. Borderline slight posterior L3-L4 disk bulge." Also "Early L4-L5 intervertabral oesteochrondrois..." Initially I guess these were dismissed as not being significant... (13 replies)
... Have you considered the possibility of a bulging lower lumbar disc or similar issue in the lower lumbar area?
The hip/groin pain are quite typical of a L4-5 nerve irritation or compression.
It could also be an issue with the sacroiliac joint or joints. (13 replies)
... I certainly can resonate with many of your symptoms including various muscle group soreness and yes the deep, vague pain that can sometimes resonate down my left groin and thigh can remind me of a toothache. Unfortunately I've never really experienced the painful catch and stick syndrome that I'm aware of. ... (13 replies)
... Nerve damage is seperate but yes it could be arthritis,groin pain is what I experience along with hip,thigh and knee pain,I would advise you to see your doctor and get xrays and/or an mri. Good Luck (2 replies)
... Are there any other web arthritis specific forums where I might post my story? ... (13 replies)
... I keep telling my GP that I have a specific and constant point of pain in my groin on the left side, and it causes mild to extreme pain during and after sex. He says I have arthritis in my left hip. ... (0 replies)
... However other symptoms remained and still do to this day. I can have pain anywhere from my lower side of my back, wrapping around my hip and extending down the groin and side of my leg. ... (13 replies)
... I too, have similar problems to you. I have a degenerated disc in my back and last year started having tingling in my right thigh with pain in my right hip/groin area. I diagnosed myself as having Meralgia Paresthetica (from the Mayo Clinic web site). I had to show it to my primary care dr. as he had no clue. Anyway, he sent me to a physical therapist who gave me some... (3 replies)
... Hello everyone! I am kind of new posting here on the arthritis threads. ... (1 replies)
... I get the pain in the groin area and in the back of my buttocks. It's like a cramp in the butt all day and I can't sit for any period of time. ... (5 replies)
... Hate to tell you but your mom has classic arthritis of the lumbar spine. ... (4 replies)
... I have very few signs of psoriasis on my skin except in the groin and the back side. ... (9 replies)
... I have had herpes for 30 years and I remember the onset having aching in the groin area, which is what I have now, only more extensive aching down the front of my leg and down the shin..... wakes me up at night. ... (3 replies)
... as now having pain in hands, knees, even groin at times, then this DOc sent him to a specialist. ... (6 replies)
... Keep getting all kinds of pains, hip, groin thigh but now also sometimes knee even in other leg. I have no idea what med to take to help. ... (2 replies)
... Ann is very right about this. My husband complains about same areas of pain as well and they did sent him to have his blood flow from the toe and to the groin area. And he did have the problem with it. ... (4 replies)
... Hey all, Ive been following this board since I first found out I have some loose bodies in my kness due to arthritic changes. That was back in October. Since then it has showed up on X rays in my neck, and lower back. Recently my groin/hip area feels strained also. In all of these areas I hear cracking sounds, and have twinges of pain. None of the pain is... (3 replies)
... I am constantly cracking my hip or groin joints.. wrists and shoulders. ... (3 replies)
... I have severe back pain. I do have back problems that show up in MRI-3 bulging discs, 2 levels of spinal stenosis and 2 levels of facet hypertrophy.
But my pain seems to go beyind this.
I have severe left leg weakness including no reflex in the left leg. My left hand has becomes pins and needles numb with joint problems. I have psoriasis on my hands and legs.
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