Our expert says:
If the area is just tender, hard and palpable you may have a spasm of the gluteus maximus muscle - this can be very painful and even cause nerve like pain down your leg as the big nerve to your leg go through the muscle - a physiotherapist is your best bet.
If the area is swollen, red and warm, you may be developing an abcess and you need to see your doctor for antibiotics to prevent this as soon as possible.
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