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what causes buttock pain when sitting

A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Yvette Kratzberg
23 years experience Pediatrics
Not necessarily: Piriformis Syndrome causes pain, tingling, or numbness in the buttocks and down the leg. It does not cause mild headaches or difficulty breathing. Sit ... Read More
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A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Moshe Lewis
24 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Lifting will flare: Your description seems consistent w/lumbar disc disease and radiating pain or sciatica.You should see a doctor if needed for a referral to a spine spe ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Teicheira
35 years experience Pain Management
Many things.: Typically, sources of pain in this area could include tendinitis of the gluteus muscles, joint pain from sacroiliac or facet joints, or even disc pain ... Read More
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A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 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 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Will Moorehead
51 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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A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kenneth Merriman
46 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Sure it could: Discuss with your doctor.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Randolph Evans
42 years experience Neurology
A pinched nerve: A pinched nerve or compressed nerve root (sciatica) can cause pain in the buttock going down the leg in the distribution of the nerve which is compre ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Weingarden
37 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
It May: Severe constipation can cause buttock ; back pain. But the reverse is also true. Some back pain medications can cause constipation. Also, diseases ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Dowling
39 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Multipossibilities : This can be pain from the hip joint, sacroiliac joint, muscular like the pyriformis, a bursitis, referred pain from a back condition like a degenerati ... Read More
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A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ratna Dhingra
43 years experience Pediatrics
?arthritis spine: It sounds like an arthritis of the spine.Try anti-inflammatories--Advil,Aleve,Ibuprofen.you may be helped with some physical therapy too.
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