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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
See below: Several things can. You have symptoms which could be severe and should see your physician. He/she will listen to you, do a physical examinarion, run ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Douglas Linville II
29 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Buttock Pain: This can be the result of sacroiliac pain or referred lumbar pain. Pain in the si joint, where the pelvis meets the spine, is not terribly uncommon. T ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Dowling
39 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Yes: This is what is known as referred pain similar to when one may experience with a heart attack and the pain can go to the left arm even though the prob ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alexander Pantelyat
16 years experience Neurology
Pinched back nerve: A nerve compression in the lower back would be the most common cause; this can be from a slipped disc in the lower back pinching a spinal nerve root, ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bradley Butkovich
26 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Sciatica: It is very likely you have sciatica. The sciatic nerve can be irritated with carrying weight, excessive bending or a simple back strain. Furthermore ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Butler
20 years experience Family Medicine
What did you do?: You are so young. What did you do? Did you have trauma? You need to be examine and offer a very thorough history. Start there
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A 65-year-old female asked:
Dr. Laurence Badgley
52 years experience General Practice
Pelvis joint: Female with low back pain & sciatica worse sitting/lying likely has unilateral sacroiliac joint subluxation; whereby lumbar nerves are tugged &amp ... Read More
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A 60-year-old male asked:
Dr. Brian Nichol
29 years experience Anesthesiology
possibly SI joint: The sacroiliac joint is where the hip bones join the spine. Arthritis of this joint is often felt as pain in the buttocks sometimes extending down the ... Read More
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A 63-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allen Seely
30 years experience General Practice
Sciatica: Leg pain radiating to buttocks/leg may be coming from a 'pinched nerve' in the lumbar (lower) spine. Pain can come/go depending upon the degree of ner ... Read More
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A 65-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jamie Bradbury
17 years experience Neurosurgery
Arthritis/stenosis: This could just be some arthritis of the back. In an acute injury it is technically better to use ice. If no injury, then which ever of ice or heat ... Read More
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