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sciatic nerve and knee pain

A 78-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Galperin
31 years experience in Pain Management
Si joint: Could be an sacroiliac joint problem, especially if you have it while standing or walking, or on any other mechanical movements, see pain specialist, ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience in Psychiatry
Sciatic pain: Yes it can. Need evaluation by an Orthopedic specialist.
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Emil Mondoa
39 years experience in Pediatrics
Not likely: More likely one is rocking on the part of the pelvis called the ischial tuberosity or sits bone. But if there is pain, tingling or any kind of alarmin ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cornelius Oleary
18 years experience in Urgent Care
Exam time: Please schedule a visit for an in person physical exam. At 21 years of age, numbness and tingling in your extremities could be from a panoply of cause ... Read More
A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Roh
22 years experience in Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Sciatic heel pain: Sciatic pain localized to the heel and achilles tendon is most likely related to compression and/or irritation of the s1 nerve root. The dermatomal di ... Read More
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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Inwood
34 years experience in Podiatry
Sciatica: These symptoms indicate that help is needed right away. See your neurologist or orthopedist asap . Good luck
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience in Family Medicine
See your doctor: Symptoms like these are best deterimed by a thorough evaluation by your physician. Based on his/her findings, a treatment plan can be developed to he ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience in Podiatry
Clinical exam: Would enable a foot doc to determine in a few minutes. Neuritis complaints are generally numbness, burning, tingling, shooting. Pressure on known nerv ... Read More
A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience in Rheumatology
Unlikely: Pain in those areas is much mor likely to be a local issue.
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Weston
30 years experience in Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Yes: Classically it causes numbness and shocking pain from elbow to hand bur have heard this described esp with subluxating ulnar nerve.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
38 years experience in Pain Management
Sciatic pain: Please your pmd first who can evaluate and refer if needed.
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hushang Haghighat
Specializes in Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
Evaluation: You should rest and see your doctor to be evaluated and may have CT of spine to find the cause so be treated.
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 64-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ajay Acharya
36 years experience in Internal Medicine
See PMD: If recent furoqunolone use, hx of disc disease/ spine arthritis/ B12 deficiency/ connective tissue disorder need to be considered. May be related, can ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Eric Weisman
35 years experience in Neurology
S1 nerve root: pain will typically give discomfort in the buttocks down the back of the leg to the outside bottom of the foot. L5 root pain is similar with the pain ... 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 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
40 years experience in Podiatry
Yes: Yes.
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nadeem Shaikh
30 years experience in Internal Medicine
Blood clot : this could be a serious condition seek medical help immediately
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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 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience in Podiatry
3 most common: Shin splints, extensor tendonitis, neuritis....
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
25 years experience in Ophthalmology
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
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience in Psychiatry
Sciatic pain: Yes, depending on extent of involvement & location.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Bowman
37 years experience in Podiatry
Likely: Get checked by neurologist. May need some tests run like nerve conduction study.
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
58 years experience in Internal Medicine
It sound like: you may have a PINCHED NERVE in your SPINE between the Lumbar 4th and 5th Vertebrae. The knee/leg pain may be "referred pain" actually due to the nerv ... Read More
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