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pain above right buttock lower back

A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michele Arnold
21 years experience in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Many possibilities: It could be caused by many different conditions: sacroiliac joint dysfunction, myofascial gluteal pain, disc disruption, 'sciatica' from a compressed ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Both are connected: It is not unusual to have this combination; they are connected anatomical wise, disc problems, muscle problem. Nerve problems all this lead to this sy ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience in Rheumatology
See details: Then see a doctor and have the issue evaluated. It sounds like the issue is your lower back.
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vicki Levine
40 years experience in Dermatology
Not sure: I think you need to see a doctor to answer this question.
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Weston
30 years experience in Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Muscle or disc deg: Nternal disc disruption pain withsitting need to shift position , if tender and tight muscle.
A 74-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vivek Huilgol
34 years experience in Gastroenterology
Movement?: If worse with movement likely a musculoskeletal injury. If not, could be any one of a number of things. See you doc, go over the details and get exam ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Smith
53 years experience in 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 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carlos Satulovsky
27 years experience in Psychiatry
Appendicitis?: Many very different causes are possible. Appendicitis is one of the most urgent. Work up will include differential temperature (oral-rectal), WBC and ... Read More
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sylvie Stacy
9 years experience in Preventive Medicine
Probably your muscle: Usually lower back pain is due to muscle strain that should improve with gently stretching the back, giving the muscle some rest (but remain active if ... Read More
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A 47-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jay Bayer
Dr. Jay Bayer answered
50 years experience in Family Medicine
Back pain left side: Need musculoskeletal exam. Two major structures that commonly cause this-1) iliolumbar ligament or 2)attachment of major extensor muscle ( quadratus l ... Read More
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A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alvin Stein
59 years experience in Pain Management
Sprain is probable: Could be a muscle or ligmant injury or even a herniated disc. Try heat and some tylenol (acetaminophen) if you are not allergic to the tylenol (ac ... Read More
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A 47-year-old male asked:
Dr. Laurence Badgley
52 years experience in General Practice
Kidneys?: The region you describe is the left kidney. If were a kidney stone you would likely have commented on a very intense pain. Fever and feeling sick wo ... Read More
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A 66-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arthur Heller
42 years experience in Gastroenterology
How long, how bad...: Don't have details. Could be anything from gyn, colon problems including diverticulitis or cancer, ureteral stone, hernia, lymph nodes from infection ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Kashmer
19 years experience in Trauma Surgery
Many things: Many things can be the cause of the issues you describe. Candidate reasons include diverticulitis, constipation, and many other entities. You should ... Read More
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A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Victor Bonuel
37 years experience in Internal Medicine
Muscle strain: Possibilities include muscle strain, nerve inflammation, circulation problem. If there's redness and swelling, be tested for a deep clot on your vein ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Leila Wing
13 years experience in Internal Medicine
More info needed: Need more information. Lower left side of what body part?
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
39 years experience in Clinical Psychology
Groin pain: It's not only men who get hernias, women do also. Please see your doc about this POSSIBILITY. I see that you have endometriosis. Your symptoms may ... Read More
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Shapiro
51 years experience in Gastroenterology
Need more informatio: Is there any fever? Any pain or blood on urination? U will need a blood count and probably an flat plate of the abdomen(x-ray). Als, may need a ca ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
28 years experience in Pain Management
Recommend evaluation: It certainly could be a variety of things. Ibs, appendicitis, crohn's, gastroenteritis...All worth a visit to your doctor.
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Hines
23 years experience in Family Medicine
Sciatica: It sounds like inflammation of the sciatic nerve, which runs down your leg. Anti-inflammatory meds like ibuprofen, and a heating pad to the area shou ... Read More
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A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jimmy Bowen
33 years experience in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Back pain: New, old, injury, back only, go into legs, tingling or numbness?
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A member asked:
Dr. John Feola
30 years experience in Internal Medicine
R/O KIDNEY STONE: Flank pain with those symptoms is concerning for kidney stone /bladder stone or kidney infection. You need a full exam labs urine C&;S. 24 urine f ... Read More
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A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Rosenfeld
26 years experience in Pain Management
Question: Are you asking causes? Most likely muscle spasm.
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A 90-year-old member asked:
Dr. Maritza Baez
16 years experience in Family Medicine
See your doctor: Could be from any number of reasons. You need to see a doctor so they could take a more thorough history, do an exam and do xrays if they think it's ... Read More
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