A 53-year-old female asked:
Severe lower back pain. Goes from left side of back, down to left buttock. Hurts to sit, when lying down can't get back up. ?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Donald Colantino answered
60 years experience in Internal Medicine
Disk problem: Low back pain radiating to the buttock suggests an intervertebral disc bulging or ruptured causing pressure on a nerve root. Most of these improve in a matter of weeks but an MRI of the low back would give more information.
Answered on Jun 10, 2018
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