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Can constipation cause sciatic nerve and joint pain

A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Noel Chun
Pain Management 37 years experience
Yes: You are a bit young, but should have an evaluation by ortho or pain medicine.
Dr. Jose Barreto
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 14 years experience
Probably: The spine is connected to the sacrum which is connected to the iliac crests, this means that any mechanical imbalance or deviation will put stress ont... Read More
Dr. Qamar Khan
Pain Management 17 years experience
Yes: Likely the hypolordosis results in bulging disks that can cause the sciatic and numbness symptoms. The sacroiliac joint issues are on top of that cau... Read More

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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Johanna Fricke
Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics 50 years experience
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
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Gaya
Neurology 29 years experience
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 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Bowman
Podiatry 38 years experience
Sciatic: Nerve cause just pain not swelling. Recommend you get checked some medications for it can cause swelling.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Hadfield
Podiatry 13 years experience
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
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Ask the anaesthetist: Spinal might be appropriate but sciatic nerve block only can be technically difficult/unavailable depending on the facility and skill of the staff pl... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Douglas Chang
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 21 years experience
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.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Randolph Evans
Neurology 43 years experience
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
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 52 years experience
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
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Dr. Vera Khrakovsky
Podiatry 33 years experience
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

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