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pain in left buttock down left leg when i straighten up

A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christopher DePorter
29 years experience Podiatry
Consider Sciatica: The sciatic nerve runs down the buttocks, to the leg and terminates its branches in the feet. Consult your primary care doctor for Sciatic nerve impi ... Read More
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Dr. Qamar Khan
16 years experience Pain Management
Many Possibilities: Depending on how long it's been going on, i would consider an evaluation by a pain/spine specialist. Sometimes it could be a muscle imbalance, early ... Read More
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Crabbe
41 years experience Internal Medicine
Pulled hamstring?: Several causes of pain in the buttock area. Pain can be caused by a hamstring pull, by sciatica(limited) or by something called piriformis syndrome. ... Read More
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A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
May be from spine: umay be coming from spine and I will advice to get it checked by yor doctor
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
Sounds like: You may have sciatica......try stretching......antiinflammatories if not contraindicated. If your not having success physical therapy might help.
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A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
Sciatica: This can often be very painful. You can try heat to the location where the pain emanates from, or ice. Some times one works better and gentle stretchi ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Durgin
19 years experience General Surgery
Sciatica: Yes the symptoms sound similar to sciatica. Sciatica usually resolves on its own within a couple days. If your symptoms persist this could be the sign ... Read More
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A 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Sciatica: It certainly sounds like sciatica.my wife is suffering from it at the moment.She is hoping it goes away soon with rest and massage
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danny Proffitt
42 years experience Family Medicine
Sciatica?: You are desscribing a condition called sciatica. This is an irritation of the sciatic (cy-attic) nerve as it come off your lower spine. This can be ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Laura Anissian
20 years experience Internal Medicine
Pain in buttocks: This could be coming from the back and radiating down the leg or a tight hamstring and gluteus muscle. Also could be piriformis. I would rest, stretc ... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marshall Bedder
37 years experience Pain Management
Possible Disc issues: Sitting can place more pressure on a lower back spinal disc which can then cause low back pain with radiation to the buttocks or the legs depending on ... Read More

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