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Doctor insights on: What Does It Mean When Your Butt Cheek Hurts

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I slid down stairs and now my butt cheek hurts. Help?

I slid down stairs and now my butt cheek hurts. Help?

Sprain of bruise.: You might have bruised the pirifmis muscle or the gluteus maximus or minimus. Also, you ould traumatically injured your ischeal gluteal bursa, causing traumatic bursitis. Of course tailbone injuries are possible, but your problem should most likely improve within 2 weeks. I'd take Aleve (naproxen) two times daily. If the pain does not get better, see your doctor. ...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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I fell in football, and my left butt cheek hurts. What is it?

I fell in football, and my left butt cheek hurts. What is it?

Contusion: Fancy word for a deep bruise to a big muscle group.Get into the hot tub and follow your trainers advice. ...Read more

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Have a bump on the bottom left side of butt cheek. Hurts and is very uncomfortable. Been their for about 4 days.

Have a bump on the bottom left side of butt cheek. Hurts and is very uncomfortable. Been their for about 4 days.

Could be: A few things. Might be an abscess, boil, pimple, skin infection. If it's getting worse, see a doctor. If it's not too bad, do some epsom salt soaks, try putting some polysporin (bacitracin and polymyxin) on it, wait a bit and see if it gets better on its own. ...Read more

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Right butt cheek hurts whenever i put pressure on it like sitting on it or moving around?

Right butt cheek hurts whenever i put pressure on it like sitting on it or moving around?

Buttock pain: May be a bruise or generalized muscle ache. Possibly you hit the are and do not remember, or a bug bite maybe, etc. If it persists and or gets worse, see a dr. ...Read more

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The bone above my right butt cheek hurts when i bend down, i didn't injure myself or fell down. It feels like theres a bruise but there isnt any.

Your right iliac cre: Crest can have pain for multiple reasons. You need to consult a doctor to evaluate you and order possible xrays or possible MRI studies. Sometimes after all those tests one finds nothing but since there are many causes which can be serious you need to be evaluated. ...Read more

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Left leg pain that's worse when hanging over a chair or bed. Butt cheek hurts too and whole leg aches. Driving me mad.

Left leg pain that's worse when hanging over a chair or bed. Butt cheek hurts too and whole leg aches. Driving me mad.

Sciatica shows up: Going from butt, to ankle and has a funny feeling of being 'stretched' but uncomfortable. Best if you can be seen by an osteopathic physician for evaluation, and treatment of your musculoskeletal system to determine the cause ; reduce pain. Your entire spine, hip, sacrum, pelvis, and extremities (arms/legs) will be evaluated, gait analysis too if it is sciatica, it can be easily treated. ...Read more

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Pain under butt cheek, hurts when walking, moving my leg, and coughing. It also hurts when having sex!

See details: It is likely pain referred from the lower back but other possible causes are bursitis, tendinitis or rarely hip joint issues. Have the problem evaluated. Btw, tobacco use makes any arthritic process worse. Stop. ...Read more