Lower back pain gives groin with osteoarthritis of the hip joint
Doctors are increasingly turning patients complain that the pain gives to the groin. Each time such cases are increasing, and they are usually accompanied by similar symptoms.
Have groin pain may be many reasons. It can cause osteoarthritis of the hip or coxarthrosis. Yet to lead to development of atopic necrosis of the thigh, which is another name for a heart attack hip part of the body. Give aching in the groin may and avascular necrosis. Can also be inflammation of the hip joints, for example, trochanteric. Still it is possible that the patient has piriformis syndrome inflammation and injury of the pelvis and spine. And, in the end, you need to be checked for the presence of arthritis and arthrosis.
Osteoarthritis of the hip joint
A diagnosis like coxarthrosis, or arthrosis deformans of the hip joint, sounds more and more. Doctors suspect it to every third person who came with complaints of pain in the lumbar region. But despite the frequency with which suggest this diagnosis, osteoarthritis of the hip joint is much less than you think. Skilled doctors know that among all patients who originally delivered this diagnosis, only 25-30% are really suffering from coxarthrosis.
The disease occurs in people after reaching 40 years of age. Women suffer more often than men. Disease of the hip joint is capable of hitting one or both of the hip bones. Most often occur so that the osteoarthritis fails to notice at an early stage, and it severely hinders the healing process. This disease develops slowly, and the transition from one degree to another takes about 1-3 years.
Sometimes occur exceptions. It happens that, after receiving the injury, or by overloading the nervous system severe stress, the patient speeds up the process of development of the disease. The pain will grow much faster, arthritis will reach its peak for several months, and possibly even weeks.
To distinguish osteoarthritis from other disease is quite simple. For example, one of its signs is pain in the groin. They will be felt in the anterior and lateral surface of the thigh. It happens that the strong ache felt in the buttocks. Aches and sharp pain in the arthrosis is transmitted to the knee.
To feel all these symptoms when you walk or other load on the hip joint. For example, if you do weightlifting, then at some point you may feel a feeling similar to cramp in the groin. Of course, it’s not a cramp. This is a manifestation of osteoarthritis that can cause really extreme suffering, if not in time to see a doctor.
Another symptom that manifests with osteoarthritis of the hip joint, is to limit mobility of the affected leg. It becomes much harder to move it, to move and to bend the limb at the knee. There is a strong dependence on the assistance of others. So, for example, because back pain is impossible to independently put on shoes or pull on socks.
Arthritis limits motor function of the affected leg. People, previously involved in horse-riding, already hardly will be able to get back in the saddle. The fact that widely spread her legs in this pathology of the hip joint is almost impossible.
Symptoms of aseptic necrosis
The next reason that could lead to the development of pain in the groin, it is aseptic necrosis of the surface of the femur. Yet it is sometimes compared to a heart attack, which, however, is localized in the region of the hip tendons. In fact, it is the disease in only 5-10 percent of cases, which are taken from case law the arrival of the patient to the doctor complaining that the pain gives to the femoral part.
The symptoms of avascular necrosis are very similar to symptoms of coxarthrosis. To distinguish one disease from another becomes so difficult that doctors often confuse them and prescribe the wrong treatment. Difference between the diseases is that aseptic necrosis develops much faster than his slow-moving «relative». To reach the peak of the disease quite a few days. It happens that already in the first days felt unbearable and burning pains.
The distinct difference between aseptic necrosis and osteoarthritis of the hip is considered that in the second case, the patient could forget to sleep and rest from the pain, but necrosis of the femoral head have the luxury of not provide. He will pester a person for a whole night. Will be able to relax just before dawn. The approximate time when stop hurting, the pain is 4-5 in the morning. Distinguishes this disease from osteoarthritis of the hip joint the fact that women are almost not affected.
One of the features of the disease: they suffer, most often, enough young and healthy people under the age of 45 years. Crossing the age limit of man is much less exposed to this disease.
Trochanteric and its features
Groin pain can be caused not only by arthritis and its derivatives. Lead can inflammation of the hip tendons. The disease, called trochanteric, is one of the most common pathologies. According to statistics, it also affects approximately 30% of all people who complain of pain in the groin.
The disease is divided into single and double. In the first case the femoral tendon affects only one leg, and the second, accordingly, affects both limbs at once. In contrast to aseptic necrosis, trochanteric affects mostly women. To its culmination the pain increase during the climacteric period of adjustment of the organism. It was at this time in women, weakened tendons and muscles. But sometimes, young girls are also subject to this disease.
The disease develops within 3-15 days. Trochanteric is suspected on strong pain across the outer surface of the thigh. Occurs aching legs and pain in the groin while walking. It can also occur at a time when the patient lies on the affected trochanterica side of the body.
Despite the similarity of symptoms with osteoarthritis, to confuse difficult. Trochanteric and develop faster coxarthrosis, and not accompanied by shortening of the diseased leg. Moreover, the patient can move the leg in different directions, and does not complain of stiffness.
Piriformis syndrome the lumbar spine
The following frequently occurring disease, causing subsequent pain in the lower back region from the groin to the knee, piriformis syndrome. About 30-40% of all people who went to the hospital with complaints of pain in the groin, people with this disorder. A similar disease, as well as his above-described «relative» can be unilateral or bilateral.
The rate of increasing symptoms and pain is 1 to 3 days. Pain may be felt in different times of the day with equal intensity, but more often the person feels worse in the evening, he found it difficult to sleep. Painful symptoms are at night or in the morning. If people make an unsuccessful move, try to lift too much weight or experiencing a strong shock, it can speed up the development of pathology. In most cases before seen attack the piriformis muscle of the lumbar spine, you can feel a sharp pain in the lumbar region.
Very often the symptoms of this disease spread to the gluteal region, affected the groin. Sometimes it also happens that the pain symptoms cover the entire span from your groin to your knee. And still the pain in the buttocks when this disease will be much stronger than any other.
What caused rheumatic polimialgia
The most rare of all pathologies that can cause ailments, manifested by pain in the groin, is considered a rheumatic polymyalgia. It is a systemic disease which is quite rare. It also affects only 1% of all people that come to the hospital feeling aches in the hips.
Most often patients are women who have crossed the threshold of 50 years. The age peak at 65-75 years. About 70-80 % of all people with rheumatic polimialgia, — those who for any reason are recovering from a severe nervous shock. There are of course other causes of the disease. For example, severe kind of influenza or cold.
The disease very quickly begin to make themselves known. The period of its development 3-20 days. It is expressed in a long and continuous pain in the region of the shoulder joints and then the muscles of the thighs, buttocks, back. The person affected will feel a very strong weakness.
Any of these diseases you may have discovered no time to waste. Immediately take himself in hand and start to run all medical advice. If you fail to stop the progression of disease at early stages, then it will be more difficult. Take care of your health!