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Throbbing pain in the buttocks. Taken ibuprofen. What could be the reason?

I have a dull throbbing pain that is only in my left butt cheek. It gets worst if I have to sit for awhile when I am loosened up it as not as bad. I have had it 3-4 days now and dont want to get where I am swallowing ibuprofen and doing elsel The dull pain has not went to any others of the legs or body and when you push on the spot the pain comes from it is not very painful Help I am a baseball scout and after a couplge games today the area is barking up preety good right now.
Asked On : Fri, 16 Nov 2012
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It can be either a nerve compression in spine or a muscle pain. As you are saying that it is more when you rest in same position for long time and get relieved when you work that goes in favor of inflammatory type of pain. So my suggestion is get MRI of the gluteal region to see if there is any infective foci or sacroillitis . 3-4 days is a very short duration to get worried so much. I hope you will be fine in a week.
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