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Sciatic nerve neuropraxia

A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Newton
Pain Management 19 years experience
Unlikely: This would not be common. The sciatic nerve is a very deep structure and injury from im injection would be difficult unless the patient is very thin.... Read More

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Dr. Matthew Horn
Specializes in Pulmonary Critical Care
Not a good combination: Both drugs can cause drowsiness so I would not take them together Look into physical therapy and stretching exercise
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Tyson
Pain Management 39 years experience
Sciatiic damage: Sciatic nerve damage can occur from a number of different conditions. Most commonly disc herniations can result in damage to the nerve roots coming ou... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Orthopedic Surgery 49 years experience
It depends: The sciatic nerve could injured with disc rupture or herniated, or could be injured as complication of fracture or dislocation or direct injury by sha... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Sacher
Pain Management 33 years experience
Many choices: Lumbar epidural steroid or selective nerve root steroid injections, radio frequency ablation for intractable pain not responsive to nerve blocks, dis... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Douglas Linville II
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 30 years experience
Sciatica healing: Pain from a pinched nerve will oftentimes heal in the 6-18 week range. Delay beyond that usually warrants surgery to speed up the recovery and return ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Sacher
Pain Management 33 years experience
Usually no: Only if you have incapacitating pain. Otherwise you can be seen by doctors specializing in lower back pain.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Orthopedic Surgery 49 years experience
Pain and numbness: The sciatic nerve is mixed nerve(sensory and motor fiber), every time we have injury to this nerve we have symptoms of numbness and possibility weakne... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Tyson
Pain Management 39 years experience
Sciatiic damage: Sciatic nerve damage can occur from a number of different conditions. Most commonly disc herniations can result in damage to the nerve roots coming ou... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Rosenfeld
Pain Management 27 years experience
Usually not long: Because sciatica is a symptom of another medical condition, the underlying cause should be identified and treated. Conservative treatment is best in ... Read More

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