Medical

Have Medical Questions? Ask a Doctor Online!

Ask a Doctor,
Get an Answer ASAP!

Medical

What is causing the severe pain in the buttucks muscles and

Customer Question
the upperleft thigh and radiates...
what is causing the severe pain in the buttucks muscles and the upperleft thigh and radiates down the leg
JA: What seems to make the symptoms worse or better? Any redness or swelling in the leg?
Customer: no
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: I'VE had mri and ultrasound and cortisone shots and noyhing seems to help
Submitted: 1 month ago.Category: Medical
Show More
Show Less
Ask Your Own Medical Question
Answered in 5 minutes by:
11/13/2017
Doctor: DrRussMD, Board Certified Physician replied 1 month ago
DrRussMD
DrRussMD, Board Certified Physician
Category: Medical
Satisfied Customers: 65,657
Experience: Internal Medicine--practice all of internal medicine, all ages, family, health, prevention, complementary medicine, etc.
Verified

Hi.
Welcome to just answer. I am here to answer questions for education and information. I will respond shortly with an answer, or a question for you

Ask Your Own Medical Question
Doctor: DrRussMD, Board Certified Physician replied 1 month ago

Please type in the MRI report

Ask Your Own Medical Question
Customer reply replied 1 month ago
interval increase in spinal canal stenosis atl4-5 moderate TOSEVEREcentrally and with moderate narrowing
of the lateral recesses bilaterally. also moderately bilateral neural forminal stensosis at this level
Doctor: DrRussMD, Board Certified Physician replied 1 month ago

That is what is causing your pain.

You have a severe spinal stenosis.

What is your question about this?

Ask Your Own Medical Question
Ask Family Physician Your Own Question
Family Physician
Family Physician
Family Physician, Doctor
Category: Medical
Satisfied Customers: 2,592
2,592 Satisfied Customers
Experience: Emergency Medicine and Family Practice for over 26 years

Family Physician is online now

A new question is answered every 9 seconds

How JustAnswer works:

  • Ask an ExpertExperts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional AnswerVia email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site. Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction GuaranteeRate the answer you receive.

JustAnswer in the News:

Ask-a-doc Web sites: If you've got a quick question, you can try to get an answer from sites that say they have various specialists on hand to give quick answers... Justanswer.com.
JustAnswer.com...has seen a spike since October in legal questions from readers about layoffs, unemployment and severance.
Web sites like justanswer.com/legal
...leave nothing to chance.
Traffic on JustAnswer rose 14 percent...and had nearly 400,000 page views in 30 days...inquiries related to stress, high blood pressure, drinking and heart pain jumped 33 percent.
Tory Johnson, GMA Workplace Contributor, discusses work-from-home jobs, such as JustAnswer in which verified Experts answer people’s questions.
I will tell you that...the things you have to go through to be an Expert are quite rigorous.

What Customers are Saying:

I feel so much better today, and upon further investigation believe that there is a chance that the responses I got saved me from a serious, even life threatening situation. I am very grateful to the experts who answered me.

Susan O.USA

I can go as far as to say it could have resulted in saving my sons life and our entire family now knows what bipolar is and how to assist and understand my most wonderful son, brother and friend to all who loves him dearly. Thank you very much

Corrie MollPretoria, South Africa

I thank-you so much! It really helped to have this information and confirmation. We will watch her carefully and get her in for the examination and US right away if things do not improve. God bless you as well!

ClaudiaAlbuquerque, NM

Outstanding response time less than 6 minutes. Answered the question professionally and with a great deal of compassion.

KevinBeaverton, OR

Suggested diagnosis was what I hoped and will take this info to my doctor's appointment next week.
I feel better already! Thank you.

ElanorTracy, CA

Thank you to the Physician who answered my question today. The answer was far more informative than what I got from the Physicians I saw in person for my problem.

JulieLockesburg, AR

You have been more help than you know. I seriously don't know what my sisters situation would be today if you had not gone above and beyond just answering my questions.

John and StefanieTucson, AZ

< Previous | Next >

Meet the Experts:

Family Physician

Family Physician

Doctor

2,592 satisfied customers

Emergency Medicine and Family Practice for over 26 years

Dr. Ketch

Dr. Ketch

Board Certified Physician

76 satisfied customers

Medical Degree, Former Assistant Professor at School of Medicine at Yale University

DrRussMD

DrRussMD

Board Certified Physician

65,657 satisfied customers

Internal Medicine--practice all of internal medicine, all ages, family, health, prevention, complementary medicine, etc.

Dr Basu

Dr Basu

Experienced Specialist

20,746 satisfied customers

MD

Dr. David

Dr. David

Board Certified Physician

224 satisfied customers

Treat children/young adults, former chief resident, multiple publications

Dr. D. Love

Dr. D. Love

Doctor

17,399 satisfied customers

Family Physician for 10 years; Hospital Medical Director for 10 years.

Dr Chip (M.D.)

Dr Chip (M.D.)

Doctor

14,390 satisfied customers

20 yrs. in practice, includinge surgery, general medicine, addiction medicine and pain.

< Previous | Next >

Related Medical Questions
My wife just had a cortisone injection in her knee about 7
My wife just had a cortisone injection in her knee about 7 hours ago. She is in tremendous pain in her knee for the last 4 or 5 hours. Can not put any weight on knee and can't even touch without pain.… read more
Dr. Muneeb Ali
Dr. Muneeb Ali
Senior Registrar Critical Care Medicine
Doctoral Degree
7,055 satisfied customers
I was diagnosed with RSD. I received 3 cortisone shots in my
I was diagnosed with RSD. I received 3 cortisone shots in my back which diagnosed and treated it. I still don't understand what it is. It was arrested at the toes of my right foot. Can you explain wha… read more
Dr. D. Love
Dr. D. Love
Doctor
Doctoral Degree
17,399 satisfied customers
Dr. Arun: yesterday I had a cortisone shot in my left knee.
Dr. Arun: yesterday I had a cortisone shot in my left knee. Previous x-rays showed that I am "bone on bone" with this knee. I had a terrible reaction to the shot, which never happened before. My knee … read more
Dr. Arun Phophalia
Dr. Arun Phophalia
Consultant Surgeon and Sports Medicine
Post-Doctoral Degree
32,602 satisfied customers
How dose cortisone work on a knee? No the bone is rubbing on
How dose cortisone work on a knee? JA: What seems to make the symptoms worse or better? Have you noticed any swelling? Customer: no JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor shoul… read more
Doctor John MD
Doctor John MD
Urgent Care and Sports Medicine Doctor
Doctoral Degree
691 satisfied customers
Do Cortisone injections cause a spike in blood pressure?
Can cortisone injections cause your blood pressure to spike? I had my right knee injected on 2 November and the left on 8th Nov, and noticed that my blood pressure started to spike. I am taking amloda… read more
Dr Chip (M.D.)
Dr Chip (M.D.)
Doctor
M.D.
14,390 satisfied customers
Is there a maximum number of cortisone shots a person should
Is there a maximum number of cortisone shots a person should not exceed in their lifetime? … read more
Dr. Arun Phophalia
Dr. Arun Phophalia
Consultant Surgeon and Sports Medicine
Post-Doctoral Degree
32,602 satisfied customers
What is the difference between a cortisone inj and a
what is the difference between a cortisone inj and a epidural inj for sciacita pain … read more
Dr Chip (M.D.)
Dr Chip (M.D.)
Doctor
M.D.
14,390 satisfied customers
Explain usr knee and guided aspiration and cortisone
Please explain usr knee and guided aspiration and cortisone injection. Bakers cyst ? … read more
DrRussMD
DrRussMD
Board Certified Physician
65,657 satisfied customers
After having a cortisone injection and a gel infiltration of
After having a cortisone injection and a gel infiltration of my knee, it became bruised, swollen, and has lumps. It was painful to have this injection and doctor said that my knee had lots of debris. … read more
Dr. Arun Phophalia
Dr. Arun Phophalia
Consultant Surgeon and Sports Medicine
Post-Doctoral Degree
32,602 satisfied customers
Had cortisone shot I. IN TENDO. IN TENDON. PSOAS. MUSCLE
IN TENDO. IN TENDON. PSOAS. MUSCLE YESTERDAY. HAD THR A YEAR AGO. SHOT SHOGHT IS SORE HOW LONG WILL THAT LAST ? … read more
DrRussMD
DrRussMD
Board Certified Physician
65,657 satisfied customers
What are possible side effects of cortisone injections. We
What are possible side effects of cortisone injections … read more
Dr Chip (M.D.)
Dr Chip (M.D.)
Doctor
M.D.
14,390 satisfied customers
I have a laser burn ,would I use cortisone cream to prevent
I have a laser burn ,would I use cortisone cream to prevent scaring? … read more
Doctor John MD
Doctor John MD
Urgent Care and Sports Medicine Doctor
Doctoral Degree
691 satisfied customers
I had a cortisone injection in my shoulder on Wed. I've had
I had a cortisone injection in my shoulder on Wed. I've had extreme thirst ever since. I can barely sleep because my mouth is so dry & I'm so thirsty. I was diagnosed with low blood sugar in the past,… read more
Dr. Muneeb Ali
Dr. Muneeb Ali
Senior Registrar Critical Care Medicine
Doctoral Degree
7,055 satisfied customers
I had a very bad reaction to two cortisone shots in my back
I had a very bad reaction to two cortisone shots in my back muscles that caused widespread neuritis. If this was an infection, would I have had a fever? Have you ever heard of this reaction? Its been … read more
Dr. Ravoof
Dr. Ravoof
Doctoral Degree
1,898 satisfied customers
I went to hospital for a terrible reaction to a cortisone
I went to hospital for a terrible reaction to a cortisone shot. I developed widespread neuritis. My neut% was high (80.8) and my potassium was low. Could this mean anything? Ever see a reaction like t… read more
Dr. Ravoof
Dr. Ravoof
Doctoral Degree
1,898 satisfied customers
What are the side effects of a cortisone shot in the knee,
What are the side effects of a cortisone shot in the knee … read more
Doctor John MD
Doctor John MD
Urgent Care and Sports Medicine Doctor
Doctoral Degree
691 satisfied customers
How will a cortisone injection in my spinal region effect
How will a cortisone injection in my spinal region effect me? … read more
DrRussMD
DrRussMD
Board Certified Physician
65,657 satisfied customers
What dose is safe for 160 lb. women, of Cortisone,
What dose is safe for 160 lb. women, of Cortisone, Triamcinalone. How frequent can this woman receive 40mg in epidural delivery? … read more
Dr Basu
Dr Basu
Experienced Specialist
Doctoral Degree
20,746 satisfied customers
Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

Show MoreShow Less

Ask Your Question

x