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can constipation cause sciatic nerve and joint pain

A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Noel Chun
Dr. Noel Chun answered
36 years experience in Pain Management
Yes: You are a bit young, but should have an evaluation by ortho or pain medicine.

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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Johanna Fricke
49 years experience in Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
No. Stimulants can : Constrict blood vesselsraise blood pressure (usually by 5-6 mm hg) & ⬆ pulse (usually by 5-6 beats/minute), but they don't cause impingement of nerve ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Gaya
28 years experience in Neurology
Fibromyalgia: Multiple symptoms unrelated. Fifth digit numbness suggests ulnar nerve entrapment. Neck and shoulder could be poor position or neck muscles strain. Sc ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Bowman
37 years experience in Podiatry
Sciatic: Nerve cause just pain not swelling. Recommend you get checked some medications for it can cause swelling.
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Hadfield
12 years experience in Podiatry
Not likley: Sciatic nerve irritation is caused by a back problem or pressure from your thigh muscles and would not be related to swelling in your foot or leg. Ho ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Douglas Chang
20 years experience in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Nerve traction: Anything that tugs/pulls the irritated sciatic nerve, or makes a bulging lumbar spine disk bulge out more on to the nerve roots.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Randolph Evans
42 years experience in Neurology
Possibly: If you use the term sciatic nerve to mean nerve root damage, it depends upon the type of fracture. Sciatic nerve damage would depend upon the location ... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience in Neurology
Not the cause: Usually bed rest helps relieve some of the sciatic symptoms, and hard to conceive how it could cause such issues. On the other hand, piriformis syndr ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vera Khrakovsky
32 years experience in Podiatry
Just found out I hav: Sometimes, but sually there is a compression of the veins in the affected limb that can cause the swelling, to be safe ask for venous ultrasound to ma ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anne Eglash
34 years experience in Family Medicine
No: The sciatic nerve provides sensation and strength to the leg, not to the hand. It would be impossible for the sciatic nerve to affect your hand. Your ... Read More

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