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can sciatic nerve cause pain in the groin

A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Germanovich
12 years experience in Pain Management
Sciatic doesn't: Radiate to the groin. You probably have sacroiliac joint pain which radiates to the groin or nerve pain from higher up in the lumbar spine.

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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Adam Hebb
Dr. Adam Hebb answered
20 years experience in Neurosurgery
Regeneration: The sciatic nerve travels through the buttocks. The femoral nerve travels through the groin. Nerves can often regenerate, but may require surgical exp ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Douglas Beall
27 years experience in Radiology
Yes: The groin pain could also be from your hip joint but the back and leg pain is most likely sciatica. Best way to reduce back pain is to be as light as ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Craig Morton
17 years experience in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
See doctor: All of these are different problems with different treatments. In some cases they can be linked together. I would recommend seeing your md to help l ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Frank Holmes
22 years experience in Sports Medicine
Yes: Impingement of the nerve by an abnormal muscle or scar tissue or a stretch of the nerve can produce a burning type pain in the groin or on the front o ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Seth Zeidman
32 years experience in Neurosurgery
Yes: Patients with obturator nerve injury have possible numbness and pain radiating to their inner thigh. Adduction thigh weakness can occur (ability to mo ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
44 years experience in General Surgery
Pain from sciatica: usually radiates to front of lower leg, not calf. If you are having pain in calf, it could be herniated disc or even worse a blood clot. It is best ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Seth Zeidman
32 years experience in Neurosurgery
Yes: Patients with obturator nerve injury have possible numbness and pain radiating to their inner thigh and groin. Adduction thigh weakness can occur (abi ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alexios Apazidis
16 years experience in Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery
Yes: Is not uncommon for people who have back problems to also have knee and hip problems since arthritis is a systemic disease frequently. Your back pain ... Read More
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dariush Saghafi
32 years experience in Neurology
Not at all: Localized swelling in a limb implies that there is a local inflammatory reaction going on or possibly a vascular block a pinched nerve, however, will ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Loren Lewis
33 years experience in Occupational Medicine
Yes: Yes, you can have pain radiation down into the groin or into the leg. There can be radiation of the pain from the back without any affected nerve roo ... Read More
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A 84-year-old male asked:
Dr. Wenjay Sung
13 years experience in Podiatry
Sciatica: The sciatic nerve travels down the whole thigh and branches off smaller nerves to the legs, feet and toes. If you have pressure on your nerve it is c ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sheila Liewald
13 years experience in Holistic Medicine
No. : It's highly unlikely.
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Olav Jaren
18 years experience in Neurology
Yes- it is possible: It depends on what nerves and what muscles. If you were to say however the twitching is all over, it may not be fair to say it came from the back. D ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
44 years experience in General Surgery
Depends on : Location and size, but not likely, if you can be sure that it is lipoma and nothing more serious. Get a surgeon to look at it just to make sure that ... Read More
A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bahman Omrani
16 years experience in Pain Management
Pinched nerve : Tingling and numbness in the upper extremities is usually caused by pinched or compressed nerve as in pinched nerve in the neck, carpal tunnel syndrom ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
38 years experience in Pain Management
Sciatica: Usually sciatica pain is at the back of the leg into the foot. Front of thigh pain is usually Facet joint related.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Olson
33 years experience in Family Medicine
Yes: Obturator is a hip stabilizing muscle. It helps rotate the leg outward. The sciatic nerve can be involved with obturator problems. Stretching may h ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
38 years experience in Pain Management
Pudendal Nerve: Not really as it supplies the perineum, anal region.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Atique Mirza
30 years experience in Cardiology
Injury or arthritis: Spinal injury or severe arthritis can cause nerve pain the the chest region.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chintan Sampat
17 years experience in Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Spinal cord symptoms: A "pinched nerve" in the upper back can indicate possible compression of the spinal cord. This can lead to pain, numbness, difficulty with balance, b ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Weston
30 years experience in Orthopedic Spine Surgery
No: Typical symptoms of pinched neck netve are pain in neck that radiates to arm and hand like a tooth ache there is no way a pinched nerve in the beck c ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Weston
30 years experience in Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Not typically: Best to seek alternative diagnosis.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allen Lu
Dr. Allen Lu answered
23 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
No: A pinched nerve around the elbow will only cause problems from the elbow down to the fingers. However, the same symptoms often represent a pinched ner ... Read More
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