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A 43-year-old member asked:

Lower stomach pain and lower back pain near my buttocks?

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Dr. Edward Smith
Neurosurgery 54 years experience
Is it neurologic?: First, is your problem neurologic; or is it due to intrapelvic issue or abdominal problems. If neurologic, most likely a problem with lower lumbar nerves can cause buttock pain but lower abdominal pain (not pelvic pain) usually involves upper lumbar nerve roots. However problems with uterus, etc, colon can cause very similar symptoms, requiring quite different treatment.

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Last updated Dec 7, 2019

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