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Sharp pain in left buttock

A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
Podiatry 29 years experience
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 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christopher DePorter
Podiatry 31 years experience
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
Pain Management 18 years experience
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 74-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
Clinical Psychology 41 years experience
Buttock & Thigh Pain: Your symptoms MAY all be related. You need to see your doctor to find out for sure and what to do to help the situation no matter what the cause. Pe... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Rothman
Internal Medicine 36 years experience
Sciatica: You may have sciatica, this is a muscle spasm from your low back into your buttocks. Proper stretching may help you a lot. Find a knowledgable fitness... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Wendy Askew
25 years experience
Sciatic nerve pain?: That is what it sounds like, this can often be helped with a chiropractic adjustments, sometimes a warm compress can help some, or muscle relaxants. ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Cornelius Oleary
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Urgent Care 20 years experience
Sacroiliac joints : Sounds like you have strained your lower back/ sacroiliac joints. Rest, ice use NSAIDs. If pain 10/10 get full history and physical. Pain shooting dow... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danny Proffitt
Family Medicine 44 years experience
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 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Laurence Fox
Specializes in Family Medicine
Sciatica: Sounds like sciatica. This condition is usually responsive to rest and over the counter anti-inflammatories. If fever exist however, then you need me... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Moran
Pain Management 20 years experience
More info: Don't know your age. Could be muscle strain, arthritis if low back, bulging disc. Sounds like arthritis of si joint. Consider anti inflammatories ... Read More
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Timothy Schultz
General Practice 32 years experience
Yes and no: Likely from the pyriformis muscle which can be from strain or from the sciatic nerve which frequently runs through the middle of the muscle. If you ... Read More
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