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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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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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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

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How can you suddenly get extreme buttock pain with radiating pain down entire leg?

How can you suddenly get extreme buttock pain with radiating pain down entire leg?

Varies: Usually sudden pain from the buttocks to the leg is associated with "sciatica", often due to disc herniation. There are other causes such as nerve compression from spinal instability, sacroiliac dysfunction, pyriformis syndrome, and even osteoporotic fractures to the sacrum. If severe, and if having weakness, loss of sensation, and/or bowel/bladder issues, seek out emergency evaluation. ...Read more

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I have chronic buttock pain. Can i take dilaudid in the a.M.& pm, and norco in the afternoon?

I have chronic buttock pain. Can i take dilaudid in the a.M.& pm,  and norco in the afternoon?

Find reason for pain: The narcotic will not cure you and can make you worse. What is the cause of your pain? Theat the cause and gete rid of the apin and the need for the meds. Visit www.Getprol.Com or www.Aaomed.Org and find a prlotherapist that can help you get rid of your pain and get you off the narcotics. ...Read more

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Why would I have new left buttock pain daily?

Why would I have new left buttock pain daily?

It varies: The pain could be from different sources including a pinched nerve or compressed nerve root, muscle spasm, or from the hip. Your doctor can take your history and examine you to try and find out why in your case. ...Read more

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Buttock pain in higher part of glut?

Buttock pain in higher part of glut?

Many possibilities: It could be coming from problems in the low back (disk degeneration, facet joint arthritis). It could be muscle pain in the buttock itself. Less commonly it can come from the sacroiliac joint. ...Read more

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What can cause buttock pain in higher part of area?

What can cause buttock pain in higher part of area?

Many things.: Typically, sources of pain in this area could include tendinitis of the gluteus muscles, joint pain from sacroiliac or facet joints, or even disc pain. The most common cause would be tendinitis. In your age group this may last weeks or longer. It goes on for longer than a few weeks, consider a checkup. ...Read more

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What tests do I need to figure out upper left buttock pain?

What tests do I need to figure out upper left buttock pain?

Physical exam: The doctor will start with a physical exam which may be enough in many cases to determine that the pain may be myofascial or muscle spasm. If there is not improvement with medication or physical therapy, imaging studies such as a MRI scan may be indicated. ...Read more

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What icauses buttock pain radiated to thigh?

What icauses buttock pain radiated to thigh?

Pyriformis v disc : This can occur due to a disc herniation in the lower back and not cause any back pain or be due to a hip muscle known aa the pyriformis irritating the sciatic nerve which it straddles in the buttock region mimicking a disc herniation pattern. It can be hip bursitis or arthritis, a sacroiliac joint problem or degenerative changes in the spine referring pain to this region. ...Read more

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Stiff back +buttock pain for the last 3 years now, please help?

Stiff back +buttock pain for the last 3 years now, please help?

Lifestyle changes : Can help! not smoking, weight control and regular exercise are the key ones. Modifying activity that aggravates the back, trying a back support and use of medication if not medically contraindicated can also make a difference. Physical therapy and injections through pain management may help. Most are treated non operatively. See your physician prior to starting workouts if out of shape. ...Read more

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