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What could cause pain in the buttocks?

What could cause pain in the buttocks?

Several poss. causes: Skipping the jokes: buttock pain can result from muscle strain, tendon injury, lumbar or sciatic nerve injury or impingement (ex. Disc herniation), over-tightened muscles (ex. Pyriformis syndrome), sacroiliac injury, sacrotuberous ligament injury, and many more. A good physical, including an osteopathic hands-on exam, can help determine the cause; manipulation is often the treatment of choice. ...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 could cause pain at the top of my buttocks?

What could cause pain at the top of my buttocks?

More history: Without having more history, it is difficult to assess the question. Your PCP would most likely look to assess historical issues like trauma, prolonged positions, changes in activity etc. Suggest you seek counsel of your doctor if this is bothersome. ...Read more

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Pain in buttocks when sitting, goes away completely once stand up. Possible causes?

Pain in buttocks when sitting, goes away completely once stand up. Possible causes?

NOT HYPOCHONDRIA: DO YOU BIKE? SOMETIMES THE PERINEAL NERVES GET COMPRESSED FROM SITTING, RIDDING, ETC TOO LONG. ...Read more

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What causes pain in the buttocks besides your job?

What causes pain in the buttocks besides your job?

Many causes: It can come from a lumbar sprain to a herniated disc. An evaluation by a spine specialist would be appropriate. ...Read more

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Can pcos cause buttocks pain?

Can pcos cause buttocks pain?

Probably not: Pcos is quite common. I have never seen a patient with buttock pain that was related to pcos. ...Read more

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What causes bacteria infection in buttocks?

What causes bacteria infection in buttocks?

Skin infections: Skin infections happen generally when there is some damage or sore or even microscopic dryness of the skin. Bacteria live on and around us all the time. But, skin injury is what usually leads to a skin infection. Whether on the buttocks or elsewhere. ...Read more

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What causes a boil between a baby's buttocks?

Depends: If away from the anus it is usually staph.When close to the anus it can be a mixture of germs. ...Read more

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Can shots in the buttocks be a cause of bursitis?

Can shots in the buttocks be a cause of bursitis?

I do not think so: The injection site have no bursal around it. ...Read more

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What is the cause of pain in my buttocks;the pain worsens after I lie down to sleep?

What is the cause of pain in my buttocks;the pain worsens after I lie down to sleep?

Buttocks pain: It sounds mechanical. Buttocks pain usually starts in the lumbar spine when it is on both sides. Ask you doctor to check your back. ...Read more

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What is the solution for folliculitis on buttocks? And the solution to remove stains caused by folliculitis.

What is the solution for folliculitis on buttocks? And the solution to remove stains caused by folliculitis.

Combination tx: Folliculitis is often caused by staph bacteria that develops on areas of the body that sweat and are occluded. Things you do to help reduce sweating, occlusion and bacterial load will help. For severe cases, you need a 10-day course of oral antibiotics (assuming u don't have mrsa). I then recommend an antibacterial soap for the shower such as lever 2000 and topical clindamycin. See a dermatogist. ...Read more

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Will the s5 nerveroot cause buttocks pain?

S5: It supplies the Coccygeus muscle (pelvic floor muscle). ...Read more

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What causes pimple like marks on the buttocks?

Acne: If you are unsure what it is see your doctor, otherwise if it is acne see a doctor for prescription creams to apply. Start using salicylic acid to be the acneic area on your buttocks when in the shower. Avoid baths and hot tubs, lakes and oceans (oxymetazoline) until clear. ...Read more

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Whcan cause a doctor have to give a shot in the buttocks?

See details: The buttock areas have the greatest muscle mass and offer the body area with the least risk. ...Read more

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What causes red bumps in my buttocks?

What causes red bumps in my buttocks?

Red bumps: You may have impetiginous lesion from poor hygiene. Be more careful when wiping. Apply an antibiotic ointment to the rash. ...Read more

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Could HIV cause a rash on my buttocks?

Could HIV cause a rash on my buttocks?

Possibly: You need to see your doctor for a specific diagnosis. ...Read more

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Does hemoroid cause pain in buttocks and legs?

No. It could: Be deep infection or even tumor. Get to a doctor for definite diagnosis and proper treatment. ...Read more

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My 14 mo old had staph on her buttocks. What would cause this?

My 14 mo old had staph on her buttocks. What would cause this?

Common issue: The kid likely picked up staph on her hands prowling around the house & touching contaminated surfaces. She then scratched he buttochs at some point and transferred the germ to the break in the skin created by scratching. It could also ba at an inflamed hair root, or bite. These are quite common. ...Read more

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What causes acne on the buttocks and can it be prevented/treated?

What causes acne on the buttocks and can it be prevented/treated?

Pimples: Depends. Recent or long-standing? Usually it represents a form of folliculitis. Have your doctor culture the pustules to see what bacteria is causing them. Your doctor can then prescribe appropriate therapy. This can include topical medicine as well as systemic antibiotics. ...Read more

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What causes reocurring fever blisters on buttocks?

What causes reocurring fever blisters on buttocks?

HSV 2: Herpes simplex virus type ii or genital herpes is the most likely cause. Frequent recurrences can be prevented by oral acyclovir, valacyclovir or famvir (famciclovir). Good luck. ...Read more

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What could cause broken skin between my buttocks?

What could cause broken skin between my buttocks?

Yeast, fungus: Overly moist areas can become contaminated with yeast and or fungus, and the constant rubbing i the buttocks can cause skin breakdown. A barrier cream can help prevent this once the yeast/fungal infection is either treated or ruled out. ...Read more

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I'm about 6weeks pregnant and my buttocks hurts badly. What could be the cause?

I'm about 6weeks pregnant and my buttocks hurts badly. What could be the cause?

See answer: If you were longer in your pregnancy, the weight of the growing fetus can sometimes cause nerve irritation and resultant discomfort, but 6 weeks is a little early for that. If you are sure it is related to your pregnancy, then may be hormonal surges causing your discomfort, but it may be something else unrelated to being pregnant. See your gyn and have them examine you to get relief. Good luck. ...Read more

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When I sit on hard surfaces for a long time I feel a terrible pain in my buttocks & cause difficulty in walking. What causes that and what to do?

When I sit on hard surfaces for a long time I feel a terrible pain in my buttocks & cause difficulty in walking. What causes that and what to do?

Sciatica: The sciatic nerve is the large nerve that runs from your lower back down your leg to the ankle & foot. Sitting, particularly on a hard surface, compresses this nerve as it travels through the gluteal muscles. Fortunately for most of us, the discomfort is relieved by relieving the compression .getting up. When sitting, get up & walk a bit every 20-30 minutes. Regular walking can condition the back ...Read more

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Wife had minor fall frm bike & slight pain in buttocks/waist. Pain aggravated with time&diagnosd koch's spine. R they relatd? Can accidnt cause infectn?

Wife had minor fall frm bike & slight pain in buttocks/waist. Pain aggravated with time&diagnosd koch's spine. R they relatd? Can accidnt cause infectn?

Coincidental: Koch spine is also called pott's disease (tb of spine), named for famous physicians. It is tuberculosis (TB) involving the spine. The trauma may have caused the initial pain, but the infection was either present (and silent) or developed later. Since TB is a slow process, it was probably there before the accident. ...Read more

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Can a fall cause lower back, thigh, and buttocks pain and spams?

Yes: A fall can cause a lumbar sprain or strain. It can also cause herniation of the lumbar disc. ...Read more

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I was lifting something heavy and I felt this sharp intense pain in back. have pain in back, hip and buttocks. Cause?

Acute strain/sprain: This is an acute sprain/strain. Rest, apply moist heat and avoid heavy lifting. It will generally resolve over 1-3 weeks. ...Read more