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Recently started steroid therapy. Getting sort of dull pain

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Recently started steroid therapy for gout. Getting sort of dull pain on your left side by my hip
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr. Anil replied 1 year ago.


Associated lower back pain?

Do you have numbness,tingling sensation in hip,lower leg?

Associated tenderness,swelling on hip?

Since how long have you been suffering from?

Are you taking any other medications?

Any other medical history?


Waiting for your response.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
No lower back pain.I'm diabetic. No tingling or lower back pain. More discomfort if I take a deep breath. I'm on simvistatin,clonodine. Amlopidine. Can't take anti inflammatory pills. Only started about 2 hours ago. Get some relief when sitting. Hard bowel movements for first time today.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Did you get response
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I'm still waiting
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
No swelling
Expert:  Dr. Anil replied 1 year ago.


Sorry for late reply and inconvenience.

Well as you describe you should do gentle massage with muscle relaxant ointment and apply warm compresses with a heating pad on affected area.

Also take proper rest.

You should take metamucil.

And hydrate yourself with plenty of fluids.

Eat fibre rich diet.

Your symptoms can be associated with steroid therapy.

And they can resolve by their own.

Hope this helps.

Expert:  Dr. Anil replied 1 year ago.

If you have any further query then we can discuss it thoroughly.