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what does it mean if you have a pinched nerve in your butt

A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Estrada Bernard
37 years experience in Neurosurgery
Varies: Muscle strain, nerve irritation, nerve compression and stress are some possibilities.

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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
26 years experience in Internal Medicine
Compression: The mechanism is different, usually through mechanical compression from inflammed structures, which in a sense might sound like the body is attacking ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Johnston
36 years experience in Neurology
Possibly: It is possible you are getting better. A 'pinched' nerve may be due to disc herniation or bony spur, and it can 'settle down' after the initial infla ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Zachary Levine
27 years experience in Neurosurgery
Cervical disk?: Pain that extends up or down the arm might be due to a cervical disk with compression. The history of falls is also consistent with this. I would ge ... Read More
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A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Scott Tromanhauser
34 years experience in Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Likely back problem: Could be two problems. Hernias don't cause back pain. Although back pain could radiate around to the lateral hip and possibly into the front of you h ... Read More
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joel Cooperman
45 years experience in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Could mean 3: The word should you use could describe up to three nerves involved. Depending on the specifics , that could be three nerves with branches on each side ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Douglas Linville II
29 years experience in Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Sciatica: True sciatica is leg pain that shoots from back, down the leg past the knee. This mimics the path of the sciatic nerve, thus it's name. It may be asso ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christopher Pham
24 years experience in Neurosurgery
Back Pain: Lower back pain with radicular pain (shooting pain) to the buttocks and/or lower extremity. The pain can be constant or intermittent, and can be easi ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ki-Hon Lin
24 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Yes: You will likely need to adjust what you do based on your pain/symptoms, and there may be some positions/activities which you will be unable to do. If ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Djamchid Lotfi
57 years experience in Neurology
Radicular pain: If you have a significant 'pinching' of a nerve in neck you may get root pain, tingling and numbness along the appropriat nerve to the fingers a neuro ... Read More
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