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sciatic nerve contusion

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

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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Chirag Patel
Specializes in Neurology
Depends: It depends on many factors including the severity and duration of injury, MRI sequence used, etc. Sciatic neuropathy will appear hyperintense (brighte ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kornelis Poelstra
23 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Heat pad: Can be used where you hurt (buttock or thigh) or maybe even the back. Sometimes massage with a dixie-cup with ice (tear of a little rim at a time whil ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Germanovich
12 years experience Pain Management
Sciatic doesn't: Radiate to the groin. You probably have sacroiliac joint pain which radiates to the groin or nerve pain from higher up in the lumbar spine.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sassan Hassassian
28 years experience Anesthesiology
Sciatica: Sciatica refers to a pain that radiates into the lower extremities typically because of impingement of nerves exiting the lower spine. Less common is ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Guyer
45 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Not long : Most patients notice that their leg pain is completely gone right after surgery while others may notice the pain gradually getting better over the nex ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Darrell Herrington
33 years experience Family Medicine
Not likely.: More likely a pressure lesion from sitting more than usual; can lead to a coccygeal decubitus ulcer, which is serious. Get this examined by your doct ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience Family Medicine
Last resort drugs:: usually sciatica is best treated with EITHER prednisone ( Medrol Dose Pack or strong NSAIDS such as Celebx or Naprosyn. The use of anticonvulsant med ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bahman Omrani
16 years experience Pain Management
No: No. You may be describing radiculopathy which can present as sciatica.
A 59-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michelle Huggins
31 years experience Internal Medicine
Most likely abnormal: Most likely abnormality of lower spine or hip. If have not already had, xrays would be helpful. Use heat twce daily and take ibuprofen before bed.
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