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could diabetes be the cause of cause sciatica

A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Melissa Young
8 years experience Internal Medicine
No, neuropathy : Diabetes wouldnt cause sciatica, but it can cause neuropathy(nerve damage) and the symptoms can be similar. A nerve conduction study, sort of like an ... Read More
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A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
No: Diabetes is not a factor. Vigorous exercise may be. The CK rises in normal people following strenuous muscular exercise. He should rest for 5 days and ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Quang Nguyen
Specializes in Endocrinology
Maybe: It could be from diabetes but it could be other things as well such as pinched nerves in the neck or arm, carpal tunnel syndrome, vitamin deficiency, ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
50 years experience Endocrinology
Blood: Unlikely. If you are vomiting blood you need to the emergency room as soon as you can!
A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jack Mutnick
16 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Lupus: It is an autoimmune disease where the antibodies in your blood are attacking self proteins in tissues, organs and joints.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Diabetes/hypertensio: 1 diabetes mellitus type1 and type2 2 uncontrolled hypertension 3 glomerulonephritis 4 polycystic kidney disease 5 drugs like tylenol (acetaminoph ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Harvey
37 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Sacroilitis: You may inflammation in the joints called sacroilitis. Try Ibuprofen or Naproxen for relief. If no improvement get an x-ray to check for arthritis.
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rodney Del Valle
35 years experience Anesthesiology
You probably having: Chest wall/muscle cramps. Heart pain come from coronary artery disease and/or pericarditis. Usually pressure or stabbing pain with activities and with ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christian Nwankwo
22 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Varies.: For females, it ismore common compared to male, due to the proximity of the bladder opening( urethra)to the anal opening.So wiping backwards is one w ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Carson
28 years experience Internal Medicine
High Sugars Cause It: If mom's blood sugar is high, the baby's is too. The same way high sugars cause an adult to urinate more, this high sugar. Causes the baby to make mo ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mitchell Cohn
34 years experience Pain Management
Usually injury: Although there may be other potential causes for coccygeal pain, the most common cause is injury, even if you don't remember a specific injury. As an ... Read More
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Dr. Tom Harrington
41 years experience Internal Medicine
Chronic fatige: This is unlikely. Chronic fatigue has a whole lot of possibilities. Most peolpe do well with only one kidney ie kidney donors. Certailnly if your r ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Nephrosis: Is a term meaning kidney disease. Causes are several, resulting in kidney damage. Some common causes are congenital & diabetes.
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Felix Brizuela
31 years experience Neurology
Yes: yes, but causing spasms of the periformis muscle or causing sacroileitus, both of which can cause sciatica due to pressure on the sciatic nerve.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Randy Lisch
37 years experience Podiatry
Read below: If the pain is on the bottom of the heel it may be a condition called plantar fasciitis. If it's on the back of the heel it may be due to bursitis or ... Read More
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rupesh Parikh
25 years experience Medical Oncology
Infection ?: May be an infection or a condition called cystitis. Need to have a urologist do a cystoscope to look inside. Some condition can be exac by excessive a ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Multiple: Menopause and reduced or absent vaginal secretions. A urethral diverticulum. Bartholin's or gaertner's duct cyst. Bacterial or interstitial cystitis.
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elena Roukhadze
13 years experience Pathology
Fatality rare in G6P: Fatality is rare in g6pd and may occur following a severe haemolytic event. Persons with g6pd deficiency must strictly avoid things that can trigger a ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Timothy Silver
23 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Five early signs: Stroke is a medical emergency. Recognizing and responding immediately to the signs of stroke by calling 9-1-1 can significantly improve survival and r ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Beard
24 years experience Urogynecology
Kegel exercises : Stop caffiene see a urogyn ecologist if no improvement.
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Olav Jaren
18 years experience Neurology
Damage and IVIG: Nerve damage does not normally heal in response to IVIG therapy, but there are several helpful treatments that may be available from urology for this ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
Possibly: It's possible.
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
Several: This is a problem that requires a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. In that meeting, your doctor will listen to you, perform a throrough examina ... Read More
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