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throbbing buttock pain

A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Will Moorehead
52 years experience 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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Dr. Thomas Dowling
40 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Pyriformis v disc: This sounds like sciatica which can occur due to a disc herniation in the lower back and not cause any back pain or be due to a hip muscle known aa th ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Randolph Evans
43 years experience 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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Dr. Thomas Dowling
40 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Pyriformis v disc : This can occur due to a disc herniation in the lower back and not cause any back pain or be due to a hip muscle known aa the pyriformis irritating the ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Weston
31 years experience 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 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Will Moorehead
52 years experience 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 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Myra Skluth
35 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes,but: Pain in buttocks is caused by back problems. Swelling is not. Consider torn glut.
A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kenneth Merriman
47 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Sure it could: Discuss with your doctor.
A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
32 years experience 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 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Dowling
40 years experience 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 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Tannenbaum
9 years experience 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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