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Severe pain in lower back, buttocks and hip area. History of deep IM injection on hips. Sciatic nerve pain ?

Hi I am a nurse and a fitness instructor here in Doha Qatar and I have a client complaining of severe pain on the lower back, buttocks and hip area. She has a history of having a deep IM injection on her buttocks 2 weeks ago. Pain was severely felt after the injection was done. Injection was a pain killer for an earlier low back pain which was not managed by oral pain medications. Client has difficulty in bending, walking and sitting for 15days now. I am assuming the pain is considered a sciatic nerve pain? What is the best treatment for this? thanks
Asked On : Fri, 3 Aug 2012
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Hi, Kathrine,
Thanks for query.
It seems that she might be having developing injection abscess given before.
It is also possible that she might have Acute PID (prolpased intervartibral disc ) causing this problem.
Go for X ray Lumbo sacral region and find out the cause and go for treatment accordingly.
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Answered: Fri, 3 Aug 2012
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