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COULD MY SCIATIC NERVE ALSO CAUSE A NUMBNESS IN MY UPPERFOOT

A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ken Starnes
8 years experience in General Practice
Feet maybe, hands no: The sciatic nerve runs from the gluteal region (your rear end) down the back of your leg, then branches to innervate the back of the thigh and leg as ... 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 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 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kenneth Cheng
30 years experience in Family Medicine
See your doctor: The sciatic nerve is actually a bundle of nerves that starts in the low back and supplies the lower extremities only. Numbness and tingling of both fe ... Read More
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Dr. Christopher Stanley
31 years experience in Gynecology
Not likely: only if this represents an invasive process like endometriosis. the sciatic nerve is protected by the sacrum and peritoneal lining. more likely and ba ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
58 years experience in Internal Medicine
What: is your question? The pain/numbness is NOT in the usual distribution of your sciatic nerve..rather it is in the area of the Pudendal nerve! You NEED t ... Read More
A 60-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Lipkin
51 years experience in Internal Medicine
Consult a physician: I'm not certain what your question is. This Q & A box is not designed for diagnosis and treatment. If you are concerned consider an online consult ... Read More
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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.
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
44 years experience in General Surgery
Probably not.: You should see an orthopedic surgeon to see why you are getting these symptoms. If it is just nerve compression, it is not anything serious unless yo ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience in Family Medicine
Injection may have : hit the sciatic nerve. . Continue to work out; however, very important to communicate this issue to treating physician. Exercise is not an issue. You ... Read More
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