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My left hip surgery was 10 weeks ago on June 2nd.. I am still using cane, limping, stiff,, have groin pain and spasm , buttock pain .. Is this still ?

My left hip surgery was 10 weeks ago on June 2nd.. I am still using cane, limping, stiff,, have groin pain and spasm ,  buttock pain .. Is this still ?

Hip surgery: Presumably you had a hip replacement. It will take several weeks of rehab and continued exercises such as walking to get normal function back. However, if you have other symptoms such as fever, you should immediately see your surgeon to rule out any infection. Aquatic therapy may be easier on your body and will provide the much needed exercises. Good luck ...Read more

Buttock (Definition)

The buttocks are the paired curved masses that make up our "posterior." each buttock consists of a layer of fat superimposed on the gluteus maximus ...Read more


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Lying in bed 2day had sudden severe 10/10 spasm/cramp to L buttock area, very high pain tolerance but this had me screaming in pain..wht could it be?

Lying in bed 2day had sudden severe 10/10 spasm/cramp to L buttock area, very high pain tolerance but this had me screaming in pain..wht could it be?

See below: There are many things that can cause pain in your buttocks. Pain could be from the hip joint, pelvic joints, or your lower back. One of the most common causes of sharp buttock pain is a pinched nerve in the lumbar spine. See your physician for further evaluation ...Read more

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I have a constant muscle spasm in my left buttock, there is no pain at all, and I had it for at least a week? What and why and how to get rid of it?

I have a constant muscle spasm in my left buttock,  there is no pain  at all, and I had it for at least a week? What and why and how to get rid of it?

Muscle Spasm: Muscle spasm can be due to many causes. It can be an electrolyte disturbance, over-activity, nerve irritation and many others. The usual care for any acute injury is rest, ice, and mild stretching. Injuries to muscles usually heal pretty well and quickly. If any muscle issues are present for more than a few weeks, a more in-depth evaluation maybe necessary to identify the cause. ...Read more

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With chronic low back pain, what does muscle spasms in only one buttock sugguest?

With chronic low back pain, what does muscle spasms in only one buttock sugguest?

Let me try to answer: One sided muscle spasm means the nerve on that side pinched which in turn could cause the spasm in the muscles. ...Read more

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I keep getting large muscle spasms right below my buttock on my right leg and top of the back of my thigh. It twitches strongly. What is the cause?

I keep getting large muscle spasms right below my buttock on my right leg and top of the back of my thigh. It twitches strongly. What is the cause?

Muscle twitches: need to be checked out w/your doc to rule out medical conditions. After that consider asking him/her about taking magnesium as a supplement. Magnesium is often low when muscle twitches are a symptom. He/she can measure it via a lab test. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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I have just given nebido inter muscular injection in my top right hand side buttock as inserting needle my leg spasms, have I hit a nerve?

I have just given nebido inter muscular injection in my top right hand side buttock as inserting needle my leg spasms, have I hit a nerve?

See remark: I advise folks who self-inject to avoid the buttocks...... Inject in anterior lateral aspect of the thigh One has better control and one can SEE where the injection goes I have many patient that self inject testosterone ............. ...Read more

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Aching pain in right side groin, lower back, & legs. Random back spasm when lean forward & pain in tailbone/middle of buttock bone. What could it be?

Aching pain in right side groin, lower back, & legs. Random back spasm when lean forward & pain in tailbone/middle of buttock bone. What could it be?

Exam needed: Your symptoms are nondiagnostic but could be due to pelvic congestion or inflammation, but could also be due to musculoskeletal causes. I recommend that you consult your physician or gynecologist for diagnosis and treatment. If advisable referral to an orthopedic surgeon or rheumatologist can be made. In the meantime,nsaids like ibuprofen,if you can take them,May give you some relief. ...Read more

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I have had severe muscle spasms on only the left side of my body for quite some time now. Been 2 doctor blood work ok.. Eye, leg, buttock, calf, etc..

I have had severe muscle spasms on only the left side of my body for quite some time now. Been 2 doctor blood work ok.. Eye, leg, buttock, calf, etc..

Neurologist: See a neurologist to make sure there isn't a central reason for this unilateral pain and cramping. Rule out any lumbar spinal stenosis with an mri ...Read more

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My chest is spasming really badly what should I do?

My chest is spasming really badly what should I do?

See a doctor: I am unfamiliar with chest spasms. I would urge that you have a doctor evaluate the chest pain. ...Read more

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How do I strengthen my lower back to stop it spasming?

How do I strengthen my lower back to stop it spasming?

After: Stretches and warm ups, over a exercise ball you do facing down, reverse sit ups, or find a machine at the gym that serves similar purpose. ...Read more

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What's the difference between Spasticity and spasm?

What's the difference between Spasticity and spasm?

Neuro vs muscular: To me spasm is a local muscle involuntary contraction and spasticty is a neurologic problem loss of cortical control of motor function causing inability to appropriately relax muscles sign of a upper motor neuron injury ...Read more

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Are the spasms in my buttocks from my back stenosis?

Are the spasms  in my buttocks from my  back stenosis?

Osteopathic Doctor: Consult with a doctor or osteopathic medicine that is using manual manipulation. Some physical therapist are also trained in osteopathic manipulation. This is not a chiropractor! ...Read more

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How to stop the muscles in the butt from spasming? Tried what seems to be everything

How to stop the muscles in the butt from spasming? Tried what seems to be everything

Diagnose the Cause: First the cause of this symptom must be diagnosed. Given that it is most likely neurological you may need an MRI. There is no home remedy or treatment that we can recommend until the cause of the situation is identified. ...Read more