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sharp pain in left buttock

A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marsha Davis
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Get evaluated : Sports medicine doc. Physical therapy by a sports medicine therapist would help too if this is new it might be something in your mechanics
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A 23-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 55-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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A 77-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
39 years experience Clinical Psychology
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 84-year-old female asked:
Dr. Haider Goussous
62 years experience General Surgery
Resting , exercise ?: Does the pain happen after exercise, does happen sitting in a certain position?Is ther a firm lump in tngroin, check it with your doctor.
A 47-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jay Bayer
Dr. Jay Bayer answered
50 years experience 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 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jason Hemming
16 years experience Gastroenterology
Impossible: To say without further history. If severe, best to be seen and evaluated.
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Leila Wing
13 years experience Internal Medicine
More info: More information needed: when did it start, is it just one side? Is it associated with swelling or redness, any history of DVT (deep vein thrombosis) ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Roberto Feliz
30 years experience Pain Management
Middle left: There are many causes of one sided back pain: localized muscle strain with spasm, facet joint irritation/inflammation is your most likely cause. The ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Rosenfeld
26 years experience Pain Management
Could be heart: You need to see ytour pcp or go to the er asap.
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A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alessandra Bertolucci
32 years experience Ophthalmology
Needs palpation: You need to palpate the breast to make sure that there are no nodule or irregular tissue in the area of pain. If you can do selfpalpation it's great o ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Goldman
54 years experience Rheumatology
A few things : This depends on the examination. This depends on what activities you're doing when it occurs. In the back you have muscles, bones, joints, discs, bu ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Matthew Kozminski
15 years experience Neurology
Well, I am a: Neurologist, so i always want to blame this type of thing on carpal tunnel syndrome; however, if you are having pain, i would ask if you fell onto you ... Read More
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A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Get it evaluated: There are several causes for this symptom. Major leg pain requires evaluation by a doctor asap.
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A member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Some possibilities: If one has very uncomfortable tummy pain, and is normally in good health, plus is not pregnant, the possibilities include: appendicitis (usually has ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tamer Elbaz
24 years experience Pain Management
Emergency: You should see your doctor right away. This could be appendicitis or cholecystotis.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Videh Mahajan
24 years experience Internal Medicine
RUQ pain: Could be biliary colic/gall stones.
A 59-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
28 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Abdominal pain: Are you constipated? Do you go to the bathroom regularly? Do you see a bulge in your abdomen? This can be gas trapped in your bowels, but needs to be ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Leila Wing
13 years experience Internal Medicine
More info needed: Need more information. Lower left side of what body part?
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A 66-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bradley Younggren
21 years experience Emergency Medicine
See a physician : You should see a physician . This could be a serious medical condition.
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Li-Yu Mitchell
21 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: Sounds like nerve pain possibly radiating down from your lower back. You need an exam by a physician. Antiinflammatories like Ibuprofen or Naproxen ca ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Butler
20 years experience Family Medicine
More info: Need better history please. Did you have trauma? When was last bowel movement? Etc. need more history to help you please
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ron Jones
Dr. Ron Jones answered
44 years experience Family Medicine
Muscular: In all probability it is muscular, however, if it is a long term or re-occurring problem, i would at least ask my doc for a chest x-ray.
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A 66-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Miller
9 years experience Family Medicine
Inguinal hernia?: Pain in the groin is concerning for an inguinal hernia. However, it can also be a pulled muscle ("groin pull, " see image) or other similarly-innocuou ... Read More
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