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Sciatic nerve pain in hamstring

A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Craig Morton
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 18 years experience
No: Hamstring strain and sciatica are two different conditions. Often patients with sciatica will think they have a hamstring strain and vice versa. See... Read More
Dr. Qamar Khan
Pain Management 17 years experience
No Likely Sciatica: Sciatica is pain in the distribution of the leg as a result of an irritated nerve or facet joints or other injury typically in the lumbar spine (low b... Read More
Dr. Thomas Dowling
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 40 years experience
There is the : Possibility that what you thought initially was a hamstring injury was the way your sciatica first presented with just some leg pain with an injury. ... Read More

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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 33 years experience
Relieve pressure: A back problem that includes leg pain should be evaluated by a primary care doctor, who can then refer the patient to a physical therapist, orthopedic... Read More
Dr. Mark Weston
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 31 years experience
Pcp//mri: See pcp get a MRI find the nerve pinch l5o r s1 try an injection if it works but doesn' last see a surgeon and relieve the pressure 93% sucessrate 2% ... Read More
Dr. Qamar Khan
Pain Management 17 years experience
Core Exercises: Typically core strengthening exercises are the best to help relieve pressure and forces in the spine. I would try and google some or look them up on ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mitchell Cohn
Pain Management 35 years experience
May not be sciatic: Question a little unclear, but could be other nerves which are inflamed: inferior cluneals or branches of posterior femoral cutaneous.Could try pain m... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Qamar Khan
Pain Management 17 years experience
Given Your Pain: I would suggest seeing a pain/spine specialist to evaluate you further to evaluate what level and what can be done to treat you. There are interventi... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tariq Niazi
Orthopedic Surgery 43 years experience
Most likely!: Have yourself seen by an orthopod to get investigated as to the cause of your symptoms, as its probably not serious, but it isn't normal to have this ... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Scott Keith
Podiatry 44 years experience
Multiple Problems: From the descriptions you give for your symptoms, You probably need to see a specialist.
A member asked:
Dr. Qamar Khan
Pain Management 17 years experience
Symptom Vs Cause: Sciatica is the symptom of leg pain caused by a disc herniation or narrowing where the nerve exits the spine. A disc herniation is a outpouching of t... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Moshe Lewis
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 25 years experience
The process is bilat: When the sciatic nerve gets compressed or even irritated it can cause the type of pain that you are describing. Therefore,it would be appropriate to ... Read More
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Dr. Philip Miller
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Chest pain/left arm: I would advise ER evaluation since cardiac symptoms in women can be atypical- take no chances- get examined at your local ER
A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
Orthopedic Surgery 29 years experience
Normal: Pain can elevate blood pressure. But in a 54 year old, a blood pressure of 118/83 is normal.

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