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A 34-year-old female asked:

I woke up with a terrible pulling pain on my left buttocks. i feel stinging pain on certain body movements. it pulls all the way down my left leg?

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Dr. Laura Anissian
Internal Medicine 22 years experience
Pain in buttocks: This could be coming from the back and radiating down the leg or a tight hamstring and gluteus muscle. Also could be piriformis. I would rest, stretch the hamstring gently and if you still have pain in ten days, see an M.D.
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