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Dr. Ira Katz
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Pain In The Buttocks (Definition)

Buttock pain can be a form of sciatica. Anything that places pressure on one or more of the lumbar nerve roots, including pregnancy, can cause pain in parts or all ...Read more


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What is the cause of low back pain, buttock pain, pain in left leg and left knee?

What is the cause of low back pain, buttock pain, pain in left leg and left knee?

Radiculopathy : Sounds like a radiculopathy from nerve compression. Get referred to a neurologist, physiatrist, or spine surgeon with an updated mri. ...Read more

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Have sore to touch spots on left side only in buttock, lower back, upper back, neck n chest. No injury or exercise. What could it be?

Have sore to touch spots on left side only in buttock, lower back, upper back, neck n chest. No injury or exercise.  What could it be?

All on left side?: You're young at 28, but a pattern of spots on one side of the body suggests shingles or herpes zoster. If so, you could develop more pain than soreness. Best to get checked because some medications can help to prevent this developing and others can help manage the pain. ...Read more

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I have had tailbone and upper buttock/low back pain when sitting down for 3 months, now having a constant ache in legs, neck, upper back. MRIs normal?

May be soft tissue: This may be muscular, tendon, bursa and less likely neurologic. You can discuss this with your physician. ...Read more

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Does fibromyalgia cause lower buttock pain?

Does fibromyalgia cause lower buttock pain?

Tender points: I agree with ali. Fibromyalgia is characterized by multiple tender points, widespread deep muscle pain, fatigue, and depression. There are tender points scattered over the neck, back, chest, elbows, hips, buttocks, and knees. See your doctor to clarify. ...Read more

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Can buttock pain be due to a bulging disc in my back?

Can buttock pain be due to a bulging disc in my back?

Possible but?: Can be, but this is controversial and hard to confirm and the bulges can frequently be asymptomatic. ...Read more

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Is buttock pain and swelling usually due to a back problems?

Is buttock pain and swelling usually due to a back problems?

Yes,but: Pain in buttocks is caused by back problems. Swelling is not. Consider torn glut. ...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