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What causes pain in the gluteal muscles?

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Posted on Tue, 14 Mar 2017 in Elderly Problems
Question: I am a nurse and have been experiencing moderate pain in the I GUI although area on the right side. No urinary tract symptoms. If I squeeze my gluteal muscles I have pain on the right gluteal area. Also squatting I can replicate the same discomfort. No bowel issues. Some constipation issues from time to time. What could be going on do you think. Thanks
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Answered by Dr. Geeta Sundar 29 minutes later
Brief Answer:
pain in gluteal region with local tenderness can be due to various reasons

Detailed Answer:
Hi, an isolated pain in right gluteal region with local tenderness can be due to various reasons.
Is there any local discoloration or swelling?--furuncle(boil)/infected sebaceous cyst/deep vein thrombosis?
Did you sit down with a thump?--hematoma?
Did you take an injection there in recent past?abscess?
Is the pain increasing or radiating from spine--root pain?
Please answer my queries. Meanwhile take Ibuprofen 400 twice with Omeprazole twice.
Regards


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