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Buttock pain is severe pain in the buttocks resulting from bursitis, bruising, muscle strain, piriformis syndrome. Symptoms related to buttock pain need to be evaluated based on intensity, location, aggravating or relieving factors, and duration. Symptoms of buttock pain are a sore, stiff, dull pain in the buttocks while sitting. Tenderness and sensitivity to touch are other symptoms.
HOW IS BUTTOCK PAIN DIAGNOSED?
Your doctor conducts a thorough physical examination and evaluates the symptoms. An X-ray or a CT scan may be required to diagnose the cause of the buttock pain.
HOW IS BUTTOCK PAIN TREATED?
Depending on the cause, buttock pain is treated. The medications used are acetaminophen, duloxetine, gabapentin, hydrocodone, lidocaine patch and NSAIDs. Physical therapy and homeopathic medications also help in relieving buttock pain.
DID YOU KNOW?
The symptoms include pain while sitting down and walking up a flight of stairs.