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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bert Liang
Specializes in Neurology
Inclusive: Piriformis syndrome causes pain because of sciatic nerve impingement. Both true sciatica - sciatic neuropathy, and piriformis syndrome - can be evalu ... Read More
Dr. Edward Hellman
29 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Exam, studies, injec: It can be hard and piriformis syndrome as a diagnosis is likely often missed. Physical exam can help, a nerve conduction with the hip in neutral vers ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kent
12 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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Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
26 years experience Ophthalmology
Possible SI spasm: The area you're describing could include different structures in the lower back including the blowback itself, the sacroiliac joint, the iliopsoas mus ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Julie Abbott
45 years experience Preventive Medicine
? piriformis strain: The piriformis is a muscle deep in the buttock that functions to assist in rotating the hip and turning the leg and foot outward. Sitting awkwardly an ... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
35 years experience Internal Medicine
You may very well: Have pyro forms muscle pain or starting a bout of sciatica. There are plenty of treatments to help you and your doctor should be able to examine and t ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Roosth
35 years experience Internal Medicine
Fascinating question: Commonly, when something itches, it must be scratched. However, picking at your buttocks is an unsightly thing, even here in the backwoods of texas. ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carla Enriquez
50 years experience Pediatrics
Asymmetry: Our bodies are bilaterally symmetric, but not exactly so. So one organ may be slightly bigger than the one on the other side. Sweating is controlled b ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jarrod Kaufman
29 years experience General Surgery
Formication: This sensation can be related to many types of things and can even be the result of an infection start by seeing your pcp.
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
Cannot diagnose: Without an exam and possibly some imaging studies this could be one of several things. Go and see your doctor. If they are unsure they may refer you ... Read More
A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
See a doctor: Impossible to tell if this is related to arthritis, pain radiating from a spinal or paraspinal lesion, muscle irritation, tendonitis or something else ... Read More
A 63-year-old member asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
41 years experience Internal Medicine
Needs evaluation: Cannot tell without more information. Local irritation, bacterial or fungal skin infection, shingles, folliculitis are just a few of the possibilities ... Read More
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