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A 26-year-old female asked:

Pain in the lower back, above the buttocks increases when tightening the region. what it can be? it began after sit. without redness or injury.

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Dr. Sheldon Brownstein
Specializes in Cardiac Electrophysiology
Pain: This is a common injury and may represent piriformis syndrome which is an irritation of the sciatic nerve. Usually resolves over time

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