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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Will Moorehead
51 years experience in Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Nerve irritation: Buttock pain that radiates down a leg most likely is the result of a nerve irritation. It may be secondary to a herniated disc, foraminal stenosis or ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Randolph Evans
42 years experience in Neurology
A pinched nerve: A pinched nerve or compressed nerve root (l3/4 is possible). Alternatively, msucle spasm and pain from facet joints can cause similar pain.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Weston
30 years experience in Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Possible but?: Can be, but this is controversial and hard to confirm and the bulges can frequently be asymptomatic.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Will Moorehead
51 years experience in Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Examination: You need to see an orthopedic surgeon to undergo an evaluation including a pelvic & bilateral hip mri.
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Myra Skluth
34 years experience in Internal Medicine
Yes,but: Pain in buttocks is caused by back problems. Swelling is not. Consider torn glut.
A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kenneth Merriman
46 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Sure it could: Discuss with your doctor.
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Weston
30 years experience in Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Not normal: Follow up with surgeon.
A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience in Psychiatry
Fibromyalgia: Pain in different locations, along with other symptoms. Localized pain could mean other things. Consult your primary care doctor.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Dowling
39 years experience in Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Lifestyle changes : Can help! not smoking, weight control and regular exercise are the key ones. Modifying activity that aggravates the back, trying a back support and ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Tannenbaum
8 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Nerve impingement: Shooting leg pain on one side is most often due to a nerve from the spine being impinged (aka pressed upon). This could be for several reasons includi ... Read More
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