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A 43-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 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Smith
53 years experience Neurosurgery
Is it neurologic?: First, is your problem neurologic; or is it due to intrapelvic issue or abdominal problems. If neurologic, most likely a problem with lower lumbar ner ... Read More
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A 44-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 32-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 45-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 18-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 16-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 60-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 53-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 55-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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