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lower back pain right side above buttocks

A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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Lumbar strain: due to overuse or injury of the muscles of the lower back. Sciatica is usually one sided sharp, knife-like pain radiating from the buttock straight do ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lynne Weixel
35 years experience Clinical Psychology
Yes, I think so.: Severe constipation changes the way your organs fit together and that can create pressure on nerves that connect with other nerves. So the pain can po ... 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 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Lewis
34 years experience Neurosurgery
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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A 53-year-old male asked:
Dr. Walter Husar
32 years experience Neurology
Most likely - Muscle: Most likely that pain that comes and goes is related to muscle spasm.
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Disk problem: Low back pain radiating to the buttock suggests an intervertebral disc bulging or ruptured causing pressure on a nerve root. Most of these improve in ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Brouwer
29 years experience Internal Medicine
Sacroiliac pain: The location is suggestive of pain from the sacroiliac joint. It could also be a pinched nerve in the lumbar spine. Get evaluated by your doctor, and ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kent
11 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Difficult to tell: Without physical exam, but it sounds like it could be facet arthopathy/arthritis. This can often be felt in the back on one side often with radiation ... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kaveh Karandish
15 years experience Internal Medicine
Back pain : This maybe caused by sciatica .. You may need to see an orthopedic surgeon for evaluation if symptoms get worse ...
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A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chris Hayes
Specializes in Family Medicine
Might be shingles: It depends on how long you've had these symptoms. If it's just been a day or two, watch for blisters or a red rash in the area. Early shingles will ca ... Read More
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