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sciatic nerve neuropraxia

A 52-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Newton
18 years experience Pain Management
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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A female asked:
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
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Tyson
38 years experience Pain Management
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
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Douglas Linville II
29 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
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
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
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
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Sacher
32 years experience Pain Management
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
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Sacher
32 years experience Pain Management
Usually no: Only if you have incapacitating pain. Otherwise you can be seen by doctors specializing in lower back pain.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
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
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Tyson
38 years experience Pain Management
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
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Rosenfeld
26 years experience Pain Management
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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