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Unable to walk due to right thigh muscle is stuck having terrible burning pain shooting from lower back having stabbing pain which shoots into buttock?

Unable to walk due to right thigh muscle is stuck having terrible burning pain shooting from lower back having stabbing pain which shoots into buttock?

Sciatica?: A pattern of pain in low back, thigh, and buttock is sciatica. Usually self-limiting, but if persist for more than a week or so, then a doctor needs to be consulted. ...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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What causes sharp, stabbing pain that radiates into my buttock & hips? Simple tasks like sitting, sleeping, walking & bending forward are painful.

What causes sharp, stabbing pain that radiates into my buttock & hips? Simple tasks like sitting, sleeping, walking & bending forward are painful.

Pain: It sounds like the pain is coming from your lower back and could be from bone or soft tissue, such as a disk. Review with MD to see if you need an XR or an MRI. All the best. ...Read more

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I have HSV 2 and am having stabbing pain in my labia, left buttock, down the back of my leg and into my ankle. Never had pain like this before. Cause?

I have HSV 2 and am having stabbing pain in my labia, left buttock, down the back of my leg and into my ankle. Never had pain like this before. Cause?

Herpes simplex: It would be very unusual to have nerve involvement of the type you are describing due to hsv 2. This sounds as if you have some other issue involving the sacral spine at s1-s2 which would cover the dermatomes you are describing. It is conceivable that this is the focus of infection with herpes, but rather uncommon. Suggest seeing a neurologist. ...Read more

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What causes a stabbing pain in the center of the right buttock. I am a 69 year old female diabetic?

What causes a stabbing pain in the center of the right buttock. I am a 69 year old female diabetic?

Possibilities includ: Muscle strain, arthritis, pinched sciatic nerve etc. Follow up with ir dr if symptoms worsen. Take care and god bless u! http://www. Medicinenet. Com/buttock_pain/symptoms. Htm. Http://www.diabetes.org/living-with-diabetes/treatment-and-care/medication/other-treatments/herbs-supplements-and-alternative-medicines/ http://www. Rd.Com/health/wellness/the-best-herbs-and-supplements-for-diabetes/. ...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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So im prone to muscle spasms in my back but recently got them in middle of my buttocks sharp stabbing pain is it something to be worried about?

So im prone to muscle spasms in my back but recently got them in middle of my buttocks sharp stabbing pain is it something to be worried about?

Probably not, since: You are having them for sometime, but do get yourself checked up by an orthopod, to be sure and to see something hasn't developed.
Good luck. ...Read more

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I had decompression and fission done on L5 and S1 it was done 2Feb 2016. Now I get a stabbing pain from where the operation was done going down my buttocks in to my left leg. Is it something to worry about. My right leg also pains and goes numb?

I had decompression and fission done on L5 and S1 it was done 2Feb 2016. Now I get a stabbing pain from where the operation was done going down my buttocks in to my left leg. Is it something to worry about. My right leg also pains and goes numb?

Need Imaging: MRI with contrast would be most helpful to see scar tissue, nerve entrapment and disc pathology. You must be a candidate for exposure to magnetic fields (no metal fragments in the eye, no certain implanted things, etc). Would need decent kidney function too.
CT is complementary to see bone and bone graft from a fusion.
Until more info is available, no one can say prognosis or treatment. ...Read more

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What does a sharp stabbing pain upper left quadrant backside indicate?

Nerve impingement: Can be caused by being sandwiched between two spinal bones, pressed by a bulging. It can cause muscle spasm and back pain. Prevention treatment is always recommended. This condition must be professionally managed. See interventional pain management specialist for definitive diagnosis and management. It is the same as a pinched nerve. ...Read more

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No real poo in 2 weeks. Takes about 10 mins of hard pushing to get out poo the size of a marble & solid white dull stabbing pain in left rear side?

No real poo in 2 weeks. Takes about 10 mins of hard pushing to get out poo the size of a marble & solid white dull stabbing pain in left rear side?

Constipation: Laxatives like miralax (polyethylene glycol) in combination with enemas to soften the stool already in your rectum and sigmoid colon will likely ease your constipation. Make sure to avoid fatty foods and eat plenty of fiber and leafy vegetables. Drink plenty of water as well. If that does not help see your physician. ...Read more

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For 11 days now I have been experiencing extremely painful, stabbing pain which starts on the left rear rib cage and shoots toward my spine.

Some possiblities: Thoracic disc herniation could cause that.
May be we are getting the shingles in the back area.
Some time we have to think about some problem in the chest area.
Go and check it out. ...Read more

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Right leg (on rare occasions) sharp stabbing pain initiating to the rear of thigh radiating or transmitting to the foot.

Right leg (on rare occasions) sharp stabbing pain initiating to the rear of thigh radiating or transmitting to the foot.

Sciatica: Sounds like this could be a sign of sciatica. Sciatica refers to pain that radiates along the path of the sciatic nerve which branches from your lower back through your hips and buttocks and down each leg. Typically, sciatica affects only one side of your body. This could be a sign you have a herniated disk or spinal anomalies which may require physical therapy and a spine physician eval. ...Read more

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Can sciatica just hurt in one part of the calf, like a stabbing pain or just in the foot? Or does it follow the path through bum and thigh?

Can sciatica just hurt in one part of the calf, like a stabbing pain or just in the foot? Or does it follow the path through bum and thigh?

See below: Sciatica is not a very precise term and means different things to different people. You may wish to consult this site for information on this topic.

http://www. Mayoclinic. Org/diseases-conditions/sciatica/basics/symptoms/CON-20026478 ...Read more

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Right leg (on rare occasions) sharp stabbing pain initiating to the rear of thigh radiating or transmitting to the foot. Burning stinging sensation.

Right leg (on rare occasions) sharp stabbing pain initiating to the rear of thigh radiating or transmitting to the foot. Burning stinging sensation.

Lumbar radiculopathy: Is a possible diagnosis, and needs to be confirmed by a physical examination and imaging. See your doctor for an evaluation. A nerve might be compressed due to degenerative changes of the spine. ...Read more

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Stabbing pain in bum when running came and went. Mobility poor next few days and hurts when squeeze legs together and release. Trapped sciatic? Ideas?

Stabbing pain in bum when running came and went. Mobility poor next few days and hurts when squeeze legs together and release. Trapped sciatic? Ideas?

Piriformis: Could be piriformis syndrome - which yes is where the sciatic runs through gluteal muscles - if you google there are good stretches for that and I am a big fan of foam rollers. ...Read more

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I have lower back pain, more like stabbing pains. I hurt under my buttock and down my right leg to my knee. Help?

I have lower back pain, more like stabbing pains. I hurt under my buttock and down my right leg to my knee. Help?

Maybe: The symptoms need to be worked up first. Sounds like sciatica or lubar disc problem. Xrays, cat scan, mr of lubar spine, emg+nct of lower extremities, would all be reasonable. See your doc for an eval before tryig to " fix "it yourself or going to a chiropractor. ...Read more

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Stabbing pain in my left bicep, why?

Tear or strain: Most likely a bicipital tendonitis, from overuse, which can be very painful. Consider a partial tear of one of the heads of the bicep muscle. Nerve entrapment between bicep and tricep muscle is a possibility. Orthopedic doc can rule out humeral pathology, labral tear, avulsion fracture, or tumor. ...Read more

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Terrible stabbing pain in right ovary?

Terrible stabbing pain in right ovary?

Pelvic pain: Pelvic pain is complex as there are several organs in the pelvis. The ovaries, fallopian tubes, uterus, cervix, bladder, appendix, intestines, colon and rectum can all be the source. Pelvic pain requires and examination to help organize the evaluation. ...Read more

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Stabbing pain in intestines, what's wrong?

Get it evaluated: It is impossible to say without being able to examine you and have access to imaging studies. However, major abdominal pain requires immediate evaluation. Call your doctor or go to the er. ...Read more

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Stabbing pain below rib cage lower left back?

Stabbing pain below rib cage lower left back?

Kidney: There are several diseases that can cause pain in this area. Kidney stones are the first thing that came to mind when I read your question but infection (like shingles) broken rib and mush more need to be considered. See your doctor. ...Read more

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What causes stabbing pain with with urination?

What causes stabbing pain with with urination?

Get urine checked: Most likely a urinary tract infection. You will need a urinalysis and culture obtained by seeing a healthcare provider. ...Read more

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13 year old son has stabbing pain when he pees

13 year old son has stabbing pain when he pees

See doctor: Many possible causes. This sort of symptom requires a doctor assessment. ...Read more

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Why do I have stabbing pain in top of testicle?

Why do I have stabbing pain in top of testicle?

Urologist: You should be examined by either your family physician or a local urologist to assess orchitis, epididymitis, hydrocele, or testiicular torsion.
If the diagnosis is not evident on physical exam, they may perform an ultrasound study. ...Read more

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What causes a stabbing pain in left sinus cavity?

What causes a stabbing pain in left sinus cavity?

Sinusitis: Most of the time, that kind of pain comes from a sinus infection. It can be acute sinusitis if it is of recent onset (less than 3 weeks), or chronic sinusitis, if it has been there for a long time. Other problems can mimic sinusitis, such as atypical migraines. In either case, you should speak to an ENT to find out the cause of the pain, and what to do to get rid of it. ...Read more

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When I run I get sharp stabbing pain in right side?

Muscle spasm: When you run, you use the 3 layers of muscles in your abdomen. These flat muscles, when used, can "spasm" or contract very vigorously. This causes a sharp stabbing burning pain, a lot like a charley horse in the calf (also a muscle spasm). If this happens to you, stop running, rub firmly right on the stabbing painful area, and the muscle will relax; just like when you rub your calf. Good luck! ...Read more

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Sharp stabbing pain below right ribs, what could be wrong?

Front or Back?: Front: gall bladder, liver, kidney, colon.

Back: muscular, kidney, liver. ...Read more

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What can I use to treat sharp stabbing pain in my big toes?

Zostrix (capsaicin) or Biofreeze: Are topical over the counter medication that might provide temporary relief. However, the cause of the problem needs to be determined and addressed. See podiatrist. ...Read more

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What would cause a painful stabbing pain above my left hip?!

What would cause a painful stabbing pain above my left hip?!

Bursitis?: Does it hurt to move your hip? In what direction? To raise your leg? Maybe pt can help sort it out. ...Read more

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Woke up to stabbing pain in right shoulder, what could it be?

Muscle spasm: Probably had our am in he uncomfortable position, take Motrin an try to stretch. ...Read more

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Iwhat could cause severe stabbing pain that is only in one leg?

Iwhat could cause severe stabbing pain that is only in one leg?

Could be several thi: Anything from muscle pain to blood clots. In one leg the first thing I would find out about is called dvt- a blood clot in the deep veins. These can be dangerous and must be diagnosed quuickly and treated right away. ...Read more