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Lower back pain just above buttocks

A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
Family Medicine 38 years experience
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
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Douglas Linville II
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 31 years experience
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
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Dowling
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 41 years experience
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
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alexander Pantelyat
18 years experience
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
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bradley Butkovich
Orthopedic Surgery 28 years experience
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
A 53-year-old male asked:
Dr. Brian Nichol
Anesthesiology 31 years experience
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
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allen Seely
General Practice 32 years experience
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
A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jamie Bradbury
Neurosurgery 19 years experience
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
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
Dr. Jan Lei Iwataanswered
Ophthalmology 27 years experience
See osteopathic doc: You will need to see if your testicular discomfort is related to your low back, and buttock pain, or separate. In either case, it would be good to ge... Read More
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Lewis
Neurosurgery 36 years experience
Low back pain: The pain you describe may be related to the lumbar spine or the pelvis and hips. I would recommend a visit to a neurosurgeon or spine specialist who m... Read More
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