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Pain lower back left side above buttocks

A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Carl Spivak
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 30 years experience
You : You may be straining your back muscles or facet joints. I would recommend alternating with your right side and sleeping on your back. You may also b... Read More
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Dr. Nelson Simmons
Family Medicine 26 years experience
Many : Many people complain of back pain. Pain in the area you are describing is more consistent with muscle pain than with nerve pain (often referred to as... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Germanovich
Pain Management 15 years experience
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 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
A Verified Doctoranswered
Family Medicine 49 years experience
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 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yvette Kratzberg
Pediatrics 26 years experience
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 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pietro Seni
Orthopedic Surgery 49 years experience
Sciatica: The symptoms you are describing are very similar to those of sciatica or compression of one the nerve roots.Proper evaluation by a physician is recom... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Romano
Internal Medicine 11 years experience
I have seen thousands of people with spinal pain. I can't tell you how important an in-person examination with an experienced doctor is needed to help... Read More
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 63 years experience
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 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Birendra Tandan
Urology 36 years experience
Avoid heavy lifting, use local heat several times a day and take OTC Ibuprofen. If mot better in a week or so see yor MD
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Georgia Latham
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Radiculopathy: refers to pain or other symptoms that occur in a location supplied by a nerve, when the problem occurs at or near the root of the nerve, shortly after... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Brouwer
Internal Medicine 32 years experience
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
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