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Nerve pain calf

A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Olav Jaren
Neurology 19 years experience
Good questions: Those are all good questions. You should not get sciatica in your calf only- perhaps it is a little different. So you have calf pain on one side, SI... Read More
Dr. Nic Gay
Dr. Nic Gayanswered
Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery 13 years experience
Possibly: Hi Amy, Sciatica typically radiates down the full length of the legs. It may be one-sided or both sides. Piriformis syndrome also may cause a similar... Read More
Dr. Dariush Saghafi
Neurology 33 years experience
Sciatica still can b: One can still have sciatica without DISK problems. Many other places within the anatomy of the vertebral bodies that nerve roots involved in causing s... Read More

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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marvin Ott
Emergency Medicine 20 years experience
Sciatica: SI joint pain alone can't, but if you have a muscle spasm irritating your sciatic nerve, it can cause pain shooting down your leg. This requires very ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
Ophthalmology 26 years experience
Depends: If you already have sciatica and it involves your si joint too, this nerve goes all the way down to the foot, and can affect any part of the nerve tha... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Li-Yu Mitchell
Family Medicine 22 years experience
Yes: Sounds like nerve pain possibly radiating down from your lower back. You need an exam by a physician. Antiinflammatories like Ibuprofen or Naproxen ca... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Chan Hwang
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 27 years experience
Many possibilities.: There are a number of possibilities, including vascular, fascial, bone, muscle or nerve pain. They range from minor problems to serious conditions. If... Read More
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Gaya
Neurology 29 years experience
Pain: It is hard to connect the two problems. However, your physician is on a better position to make an accurate diagnosis and successful treatment. Unilat... Read More
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
Podiatry 28 years experience
Swelling can cause: Nerve pain from pressure on the nerves. I don't think ankle spurs would cause pain by the calf, i thi ankle spurs would create pain at the site of spu... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Douglas Chang
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 21 years experience
Yes: Also to the top of the foot or sole of the foot.
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Syed Hussaini
Neurology 10 years experience
Needs eval: This could be nerve compression for example due to spinal stenosis. Please get neurologist eval.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
Infectious Disease 56 years experience
Complex: This complicated group of symptoms will require a more complete history and detailed physical exam and very probably some imaging studies and perhaps ... Read More

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