A common cause of waist pain in pregnancy is round ligament pain caused by changes in hormones, according to Mayo Clinic. Waist pain can also be the result of general weight gain, which places a strain on the lower back,... More » Health Women's Health Pregnancy

Pain in the upper hip or waist area can be caused by arthritis; injury sustained to the hip or waist; nerve damage; or serious diseases, such as cancer and osteoporosis, according to Mayo Clinic. Pain centered around the... More » Health Pain & Symptoms

Possible causes of left-sided back pain include kidney stones or other kidney disorders, urinary obstruction and rib cartilage inflammation, according to Healthline. The pain may be achy and cramp-like, or it may come an... More » Health Pain & Symptoms
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