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A 53-year-old male asked:

I have lower back pain by buttock area and left side.this pain is usually comes and go.what can it be?

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Dr. Walter Husar
Neurology 33 years experience
Most likely - Muscle: Most likely that pain that comes and goes is related to muscle spasm.
Dr. Foead Geula
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as usual...depends: Low back pain can be caused by slipped discs, stenosis, arthritis, or muscle spasms, just to name a few. You should be evaluated by a physician to determine the cause of your pain and possible treatment options.

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Last updated Jul 9, 2018

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