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Sharp Pain In Buttocks When Walking
I have a sharp pain that come and goes below my left buttocks. Sometimes it hurts when I try to get up from sitting or walking what could it be?
Sciatic nerve pain?: That is what it sounds like, this can often be helped with a chiropractic adjustments, sometimes a warm compress can help some, or muscle relaxants. There are also exercises that you can look up online that can help to decrease compression on the sciatic nerve, if that is what is causing the pain. ...Read more
Your doctor may also suggest a safe exercise plan. Walking is usually the easiest type of exercise, but swimming or other low-impact exercises can work just as well. Exercise is an important way to keep blood sugar in control, and physical activity in pregnancy has been found to decrease the risk ...Read more
The past 2 days I've been having sharp pain at the top of the left and right of buttocks. Hard to walk or move. It happened before but not this bad.
Sounds like you have strained your lower back/ sacroiliac joints. Rest, ice use NSAIDs. If pain 10/10 get full history and physical. Pain shooting down the leg or weakness ups the tempo of the consults needed to immediately. Any incontinence or loss of feeling is a 911 emergency fur cauda equina syndrome.
Along the differential is abdominal pathology like appendicitis so see MD if pain severe. ...Read more
Pain in left buttock traveling slowly down the backside left leg. Sometimes sharp pain and sometimes numbness while sitting. Better when I'm walking?
Many Possibilities: Depending on how long it's been going on, I would consider an evaluation by a pain/spine specialist. Sometimes it could be a muscle imbalance, early onset arthritis or scoliosis. Also could be a pinched nerve/herniated disc. Either way it might be good to figure it out and get appropriate treatment. ...Read more
Random sharp pain in left leg, down back of thigh and buttock. Hurts when walking, bending and sitting. What is this? How can I fix it fast?
Intense sharp pain in left hip, buttock and thigh after run. Can hardly walk. No pain in rest. Pain eases after walking a while. Worst when getting up.
I get sudden sharp pain in buttocks and groin lasts for 5 Seconds and dissappears. It Happends about 2-3 times a month. What could this be?
Spinal fus 1 yr ago. L3 L4. 2 mths ago. Ache near incision. Sharp pain in buttocks 3" to the right. MRI CAT nothing. Can put finger on sore spot?
Possibly msk: This may represent musculoskeletal pain or persistent abnormal signal from nerves that may have been divided during the surgery. There are medications that can be useful for primary nerve based pain. If musculoskeletal, conservative therapies such as PT or massage therapy can help. Recommend seeing DR to discuss. ...Read more
Why might someone get a sharp pain in their buttocks when they get up from a seat that's not very cushioned?
Coccydynia.: This sounds like coccydynia, which is a pain in the tail bone which occurs after sitting on a hard surface for a long time or from falling onto your tail bone onto a hard surface. Can take a long time to heal up. You can try sitting on a "donut", that soft cushion with a hole in the middle that you find at the surgical supply stores. Anti inflammatories and heat may help. ...Read more
Excruciating sharp pain in lower back & buttocks when I move even a little! Sudden onset when lifting the cat would it be nerve? What should I b doing
Recurring sharp pain on side of buttocks (various locations) lasts a few seconds then goes away. Sitting, standing, lying down. Getting more frequent?
Need more informationeed more information: Could be neurological, muscular or bone or joint. We need to chacterize what makes it better and what makes it worse. You can discuss it with your physician to help diagnose it ...Read more
I been having this sharp pain in my lower back right above the buttocks. It hurts worse when I stand up and bend over. Been going on for over a month?
Trigger point pain: You have hip pain trigger points in the muscles of the butt or low back. No. .. It in not you hip joint proper and no it is not sciatica and no need to get an xray. (yet) get to a massage person who will confirm and release the hip muscles. I do acupuncture and trigger points in the office because it is quicker. Do hip stretching. .. Mandatory. See my other hip pain answers. ...Read more
I have had mild to sharp pains on the top of my left buttocks for 3 days. It comes n goes as I walk. What could this be?
Buttock pains: Most likely this is due to pressure on a nerve as it comes out between the vertebra of the lumbar spine. This is usually caused by a slipped disk, which happens to all of us at some time or another. Usually if you wait 2-3 weeks, it will resolve on its own. You don't need fancy xrays unless it lasts over 6 weeks. ...Read more
I have bronchitis while I was coughing today and got a sharp pain in the crack of my buttocks. Should I bee worried? . P.S. I 23 years of age.
No: Probably just strained a muscle from the coughing. Should go away. I would not worry but if it does not get better after a couple of weeks, talk to your doctor if you have one. ...Read more
I have sharp pain from my buttocks all the way down my left leg sometimes it hurts to sit stand or bend...What could it be?
Sciatica?: You are desscribing a condition called sciatica. This is an irritation of the sciatic (cy-attic) nerve as it come off your lower spine. This can be due to disc protrusion or arthritis or instability of the vertebrae. Usually treated with rest, heat or ice, anti-inflammatories and keeping the knees bent slightly. May need parenteral anti-inflammatories and pain meds and pt. See your pcp. Google. ...Read more
I slipped on a wet floor and hurt my buttocks. It hurt at first but got better. Now I have a sharp pain on my right side from my buttocks to my knee.
I have a sharp pain that begins on my left buttocks every time I try to reach for my toes and shoots down my thigh, what is the problem?
Sciatica: Sounds like sciatica. This condition is usually responsive to rest and over the counter anti-inflammatories. If fever exist however, then you need medical evaluation. Any persistent pain for more than 3 weeks also warrants evaluation. If you wear wallet in rear pocket on that side remove it. ...Read more
Have burning/sharp pain in left buttocks/thigh area. Can't dress, roll in sleep, bend down w/o the pain. No pain when still. I'm 29 & don't lift much?
Pinched Nerve: Sounds like you have a pinched nerve in your back. I would suggest seeing a pain/spine specialist to evaluate you further to evaluate what level and what can be done to treat you. There are interventional treatments besides medications and surgeries that might reduce or eliminate the pain altogether. ...Read more
I sometimes get a sharp pain that starts at the bottom of my foot and can shoot up to my buttocks. It doesn't shoot up all the way to my buttocks all?
Pinched Nerve: What is the definition of sometimes? This can be an achilles issue, nerve issue in the buttock area (sciatica), plantar fasciitis, tight calf muscle, tarsal tunnel. More information would be helpful. AM pain, rest pain, walking pain? How frequent does this happen? Does it interfere with your daily life? ...Read more
Having sharp pain in my lower back and buttocks when I am sitting even for a short period of time. What can cause this.
SI joint, disc herni: There are a lot of structures in the back that can lead to pain. The most common are disc herniations, facet joint arthritis, or SI joint dysfunction. Pain that is localized to the back only that is worse with sitting may be coming from the SI joint. Usual 1st line treatment is PT for most back conditions ...Read more
Had burning/sharp pain in lower back/buttocks 4 months. It's gone now but now the same pain is in my right shoulder blade. It's constant pain. I'm 29?
I have this burning/sharp pain in the left buttocks/thigh area for a month. I only get this pain when I get up off the couch or roll over in my sleep?
Hi, I gave birth 3mnths ago naturally but with epidural. The epidural did not work though, I have been suffering from back pain and I have a sharp pain in my buttocks when I have been sitting and try to get up.
Call your: Anesthesiologist and surgeon. You deserve a second opinion. ...Read more
I have had leg and back pain for over a month. My leg aches all the time and when I beND forward a get a sharp pain in my hip and lower back and buttocks region?
Get ankles evaluated: Sharp pains in the ankles with activity can be caused by numerous issues. This can be either a bone and joint issue or soft tissue, such as a tendon problem. My first suggestion would be to have your feet/ankles examined by a foot and ankle specialist, like a podiatrist to help find the reason for your pain. ...Read more
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