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A 20-year-old female asked:

I slipped on a wet floor and hurt my buttocks. it hurt at first but got better. now i have a sharp pain on my right side from my buttocks to my knee.

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Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
Family Medicine 34 years experience
Sciatica: This sounds like you have inflammation of your sciatic nerve. You probably injured it in the fall. You can try using some ibuprofen or aleve (naproxen). If that doesn't help after a few days then see yor doctor.

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