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Pain in back, hip, pelvic regions radiating to calf. Diagnosed as osteoporosis. No relief with pain killers, unable to walk. Bone cancer?

hi doc, I m suffering with pain in my back,hip(R), pelvic regions from past 10 months , no pain killers r working and there is little improvements now on 13/12/2012, I m having pain in my left hip side till the calf , unable to walk, doctors has diagnosed signs of osteoporosis some say osteoarthritis i m forwarding my x-rays. had a fracture in 2004 n was walking fine but now the above is the case. I hope its not bone cancer? with regards Gladwin Barrow INDIA
Asked On : Sun, 16 Dec 2012
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The persistent pain in the lower back and the hip is most commonly seen due to age related degenerative changes of the spine. An MRI scan will help in determining the extent of damage to your spine. Rest, pain killers, muscle relaxants and physiotherapy helps in improvement.
I hope this information has been both informative and helpful for you.
Dr. Praveen Tayal
Answered: Tue, 18 Dec 2012
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