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I have severe pain above my right buttock on my lower back only hurts when I walk. Is this a disk or sciatica?

I have severe pain above my right buttock on my lower back only hurts when I walk. Is this a disk or sciatica?

Many possibilities: It could be caused by many different conditions: sacroiliac joint dysfunction, myofascial gluteal pain, disc disruption, 'sciatica' from a compressed nerve in your back, 'sciatica' from a compressed nerve in your buttock muscle (piriformis syndrome), referred pain from hip or lumbar spinal arthritis or a compression fracture of a vertebra. I'd suggest you see a physician to find the source. ...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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Why do I have pain in my buttock and discomfort in my lower back?

Why do I have pain in my buttock and discomfort in my lower back?

Both are connected: It is not unusual to have this combination; they are connected anatomical wise, disc problems, muscle problem. Nerve problems all this lead to this symptoms. ...Read more

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Pain in the lower back, towards right side just above the buttock. Pains everytime I bend off late. Please advice?

Pain in the lower back, towards right side just above the buttock. Pains everytime I bend off late. Please advice?

Very Common Problem: Low back pain is very common. The vast majority of the time it is caused by straining the muscles and other soft tissues in the low back. Reasons to be concerned include "Red Flags" such as fever, a personal history of cancer, loss of control over urination or bowel movements. If you have none of these you are likely to be better in less than a month. Anti-inflammatories are the usual treatment ...Read more

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Pain on my lower back above my right buttock. If I move a certain way it feels like a sharp pain that locks me in a position that hurts to get out of?

Pain on my lower back above my right buttock. If I move a certain way it feels like a sharp pain that locks me in a position that hurts to get out of?

Possibly Sciatica: LBP can radiate to one or both Hip or groin region due to inflammation of Sciatic nerve. Try Anti inflammatory medicine and Ice application.
Afetr proper examination and diagnosis Physical therapy may help you ...Read more

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I'm experiencing pain on lower back, at the top region of my right buttock. It is difficult to walk (without limping), and stretching one way or other can increase the pain sharply or provide relief. Should I be concerned, and what medical conditions shou

I'm experiencing pain on lower back, at the top region of my right buttock. It is difficult to walk (without limping), and stretching one way or other can increase the pain sharply or provide relief. Should I be concerned, and what medical conditions shou

Sciatica: Your symptoms suggest pressure on the spinal nerves from a bulging or herniated disc. Most patients with back pain or sciatica improve after several weeks. OTC NSAIDS like ibuprofen will help if you have no history of peptic ulcer disease. See your physician if increasingly severe pain, numbness or weakness in the leg, or if not improving. SEE: http://bit. Ly/1r1aZ7G http://bit. Ly/1v1juFX ...Read more

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1:50 minutes per lesson all I do is sit usally. When I tense my buttock my lower back hurts and when I stand after sitting it also hurts?

You are just..: ...Stiff from sitting. Shift your position as much as you can during class, and walk and stretch when you are done. If you are able, breaks to get up and move are helpful too. ...Read more

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Muscle stiffness in lower back to buttock area, what to do?

Muscle stiffness in lower back to buttock area, what to do?

Heat, massage: Lbp w/ buttock pain / stiffness that is not a chronic problem can be managed w/ heat, nsaids and therapy if no improvement. See ors if symptoms persist. ...Read more

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Sudden stabbing pain in the lower back just right above the right buttock, accompanied by nausea?

Kidney Stone: Appendix, muscle injury/pain, herniated disc, and some not so nice things. Consider visiting your doctor or an urgent care center near you. ...Read more

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I have lower back pain by buttock area and left side. This pain is usually comes and go. What can it be?

I have lower back pain by buttock area and left side. This pain is usually comes and go. What can it be?

As usual...depends: Low back pain can be caused by slipped discs, stenosis, arthritis, or muscle spasms, just to name a few. You should be evaluated by a physician to determine the cause of your pain and possible treatment options. ...Read more

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Severe lower back pain. Goes from left side of back, down to left buttock. Hurts to sit, when lying down can't get back up.?

Disk problem: Low back pain radiating to the buttock suggests an intervertebral disc bulging or ruptured causing pressure on a nerve root. Most of these improve in a matter of weeks but an MRI of the low back would give more information. ...Read more

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62 female pain right lower back radiated to buttock. Worse if resting. Ovaries removed kidneys fine. After a year dr did XR. Why? Worried! Help!!

62 female pain right lower back radiated to buttock. Worse if resting. Ovaries removed kidneys fine. After a year dr did XR. Why? Worried! Help!!

Possible back prob.: Pain radiating to your buttock can be due to a bulging disc impinging on a nerve. That is what the x-ray was looking for. Hopefully it was normal and your doctor finds a way to help with the pain. If not you might want to seek the help of a traditional Chinese medicine practitioner. This is one of the things for which accupuncture is very helpful. Hope this helps.. ...Read more

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Pain in lower back, through buttock inside right thigh, down leg. Sometimes goes away, but comes back again. Came on after increase in exercise. Pull?

Pain in lower back, through buttock inside right thigh, down leg. Sometimes goes away, but comes back again. Came on after increase in exercise. Pull?

Sciatica: This sounds like a nerve root irritation from a protruding or herniated lumbar disc. See your doctor for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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I fell hard on my left buttock onto steel armrest on plane over a month ago, left with massive bruise, my lower back has starting to give me pain?

Pain: You may be having referred pain from your buttocks. Try an anti inflammatory such as Ibuprofen 400 mg twice a day with food for a week ...Read more

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Pain left side of lower back, above buttock. Radiates intermittently into groin and when it does, v painful. Eases with nurofen, worse on rest. Cause?

Pain left side of lower back, above buttock. Radiates intermittently into groin and when it does, v painful. Eases with nurofen, worse on rest. Cause?

Radiculopathy: Refers to pain or other symptoms that occur in a location supplied by a nerve, when the problem occurs at or near the root of the nerve, shortly after its exit from the spinal cord. Radicular pain in the groin results compression or irritation of a spinal nerve root in the upper lumbar spine (low pain). This can result from inflammation surrounding the nerve root. Nuprofen reduces inflammation ...Read more

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I hurt my back picking up granddaughter. The painting​the is on the right side lower back buttock thigh. I cannot sit or stand for very long any sugge?

See your doc: You would be better off seeing your doctor and an exam is needed. It may be a simple strain at the lumbar level, it may be an irritated or degenerated disc, it may be a host of other anatomic issues (facets, tissue around facets, etc.).
Better to see your doc to get this evaluated if it lasts more than a few days or worsens. ...Read more

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Terrible lower back pain on left side and pain to the left of top of buttock crack?

Terrible lower back pain on left side and pain to the left of top of buttock crack?

Sacroiliac pain: The location is suggestive of pain from the sacroiliac joint. It could also be a pinched nerve in the lumbar spine. Get evaluated by your doctor, and try ice and an antiinflammatory medication like ibuprofen. ...Read more

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I have pain in my lower back left side. Also felt at top of left buttock and left lower abdomen. Worse when weight bearing.

Lumbar strain: This sort of pain can be caused by a number of things but a muscular cause is common and we call this lumbar strain. Talk to your pcp. ...Read more

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How can you tell if you have a herniated disc or if its your sciatica nerve? I have sever pain in my lower back into my buttock area.

MRI: If the MRI is negative for disc herniation then consider piriformis syndrome which comes with buttocks tenderness. Disc herniation would have numbness and tingling and pain below knee and increase in leg pain with straightening the affected leg while seated while herniation frequently cause foot numbness and weakness piriformis syndrome rarely does classic sciatica is leg pain ...Read more

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Have pain in my lower back and sometimes left buttock. Hard to turn over at ngt and sometimes left hip and thigh go numb if I lay in that side 2 long?

See a DO soon: Your best bet it does is to see an osteopathic physician, who can do a complete osteopathic physical examination on you to determine if you have any postural asymmetry, scoliosis, trauma history that could be impacting your symptoms now. Your history will help determine whether your pain only happens while you're sleeping and resting on your side, or if it's continuous when you're walking or driving long distance. ...Read more

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Lower back pain for a few month's, now radiating in buttock, and severe groin pain.

Lower back pain for a few month's, now radiating in buttock, and severe groin pain.

Good time to eval: It is a good time to go in for a thorough interview, exam, and possibly some tests to help determine the cause and the best treatment plan. Good luck! ...Read more

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Do you think I should still consult my chiropractor for severe lower back/buttock/both leg sciatic pain?

Do you think I should still consult my chiropractor for severe lower back/buttock/both leg sciatic pain?

Probably best: To see your pain physician who will examine you, order an MRI and determine whether conservative or more aggressive treatment is necessary. ...Read more