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sciatic nerve causing uncontrollable shaking

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Dr. Sheila Liewald
13 years experience in Holistic Medicine
No. : It's highly unlikely.

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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Bowman
37 years experience in Podiatry
Sciatic: Nerve cause just pain not swelling. Recommend you get checked some medications for it can cause swelling.
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Todd Sontag
15 years experience in Family Medicine
Sciatic pain: Prolonged pressure on any nerve can cause permanent damage. There is no set time - it can be different for everybody how long that would take.
A female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience in Internal Medicine
L.p. shunt: Since spinal nerve irritation is listed as a possible problem with lp shunts, I would ask an expert who places these shunts whether sciatic nerve irri ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience in Rheumatology
See details: Congenital spinal stenosis, disc herniation, abdominal issues such as endometriosis and local trauma are possible causes. An MRI of back would be help ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience in Pediatrics
Usually yes: Neurontin (gabapentin) is a drug used to treat nerve pain, and is helpful in relieving symptoms. Among its side effects are dizziness and drowsiness ( ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Adam Hebb
Dr. Adam Hebb answered
20 years experience in Neurosurgery
Depends on cause: This is often a lumbar radiculopathy with compression of the nerve as it exits the spine. It often improves on its own with medication and physical th ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Hadfield
12 years experience in Podiatry
Not likley: Sciatic nerve irritation is caused by a back problem or pressure from your thigh muscles and would not be related to swelling in your foot or leg. Ho ... Read More
A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Craig Morton
17 years experience in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Possibly: A compressed sciatic nerve can cause leg weakness. Often pain down the leg is due to a lumbar radiculopathy or irritation to the lumbar nerve roots t ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
28 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Possibly: Possibly, though it would seem a little more likely that if you recently had back surgery for a herniated disc/ sciatica and now have recurrent sciati ... Read More

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