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Pain in back above buttocks left and right

A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
31 years experience Family Medicine
Sciatica: Given the problem is coming and going it is likely a piriformis spasm. Try some regular stretching exercises. I would anticipate this to resolve. H ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Germanovich
12 years experience Pain Management
See a pain doctor: Your pain may be from arthritis or dysfunction of small joints in your back, or nerve compression because of disk degeneration or both. Best to you a ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alvin Stein
59 years experience Pain Management
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Stop it: Lunges really are more for quads and hamstrings than the lower back. If a specific exercise hurts then stop doing it.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
MRSA: You have staph. You need antibiotics and possibly minor surgery. Please go see a doctor.
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Laurence Badgley
52 years experience General Practice
No: 32 yo female epidural headache blood patched & now "low back" pain & sciatica. Spinal myelitis rare from birth-assisted epidural. Gr ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
47 years experience Rheumatology
Piriformis Syndrome!: I would bet on this, but radiculopathy still possible. See a rheumatologist or physical medicine doctor to help figure this out. The pirformis syndro ... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dean Giannone
24 years experience Internal Medicine
Unlikely.: You'd need testing more directed to those areas if a concern in those areas is present. A spine MRI will likely not image those areas.
A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yvette Kratzberg
23 years experience Pediatrics
Second Opinion: Very Difficult for a Dr that has never seen you and does not have a complete History to answer this. If you need a second opinion, try consulting a sp ... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Laura Anissian
20 years experience Internal Medicine
Rest: I would start taking an antiinflammatory such as ibuprophen or naproxen. Rest the back / no heavy lifting or twisting for sure. If not better in 4 we ... Read More
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