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sciatic nerve causing uncontrollable shaking

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

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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Bowman
38 years experience Podiatry
Sciatic: Nerve cause just pain not swelling. Recommend you get checked some medications for it can cause swelling.
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Todd Sontag
16 years experience 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
61 years experience 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 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience 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 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience 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 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Adam Hebb
Dr. Adam Hebb answered
21 years experience 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 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Hadfield
13 years experience 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 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Craig Morton
18 years experience 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 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
29 years experience 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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