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sciatic nerve pain in hamstring

A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Craig Morton
17 years experience in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
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

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A 62-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience in Pediatrics
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
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mitchell Cohn
34 years experience in Pain Management
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 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Qamar Khan
16 years experience in Pain Management
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 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Roh
22 years experience in Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Sciatic heel pain: Sciatic pain localized to the heel and achilles tendon is most likely related to compression and/or irritation of the s1 nerve root. The dermatomal di ... Read More
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A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Craig Morton
17 years experience in 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 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience in Family Medicine
See your doctor: Symptoms like these are best deterimed by a thorough evaluation by your physician. Based on his/her findings, a treatment plan can be developed to he ... Read More
A 84-year-old male asked:
Dr. Wenjay Sung
13 years experience in Podiatry
Sciatica: The sciatic nerve travels down the whole thigh and branches off smaller nerves to the legs, feet and toes. If you have pressure on your nerve it is c ... Read More
A 64-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ajay Acharya
36 years experience in Internal Medicine
See PMD: If recent furoqunolone use, hx of disc disease/ spine arthritis/ B12 deficiency/ connective tissue disorder need to be considered. May be related, can ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Weston
30 years experience in Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Yes: Classically it causes numbness and shocking pain from elbow to hand bur have heard this described esp with subluxating ulnar nerve.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
38 years experience in Pain Management
Sciatic pain: Please your pmd first who can evaluate and refer if needed.
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Inwood
34 years experience in Podiatry
Sciatica: These symptoms indicate that help is needed right away. See your neurologist or orthopedist asap . Good luck
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A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Weston
30 years experience in Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Hip: Hip DJD presents as groin pain with stiffness and a limp.
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience in Podiatry
Clinical exam: Would enable a foot doc to determine in a few minutes. Neuritis complaints are generally numbness, burning, tingling, shooting. Pressure on known nerv ... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
28 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Possibly a sciatica: A sciatica is caused by an irritation of a nerve in the back that then can cause pain that runs down the leg like you are describing. There are also ... Read More
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A 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience in Pediatrics
Lump: That lump may be an infection/abscess. Have it checked out by your doctor. You may need minor surgery.
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Sheskier
38 years experience in Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery
Usually not: True bursitis if the hip effects the main hip tendons and flexors. Foir example great trochanter bursitis and iliopsoas bursitis. Only one head of the ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allen Lu
Dr. Allen Lu answered
23 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
No: A pinched nerve around the elbow will only cause problems from the elbow down to the fingers. However, the same symptoms often represent a pinched ner ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Goldman
54 years experience in Rheumatology
Need evaluation back: You also need a back evaluation as well . This can be neurologic or myofascial pain as a part of your complaints. It may not be just one cause.
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Taddeo
25 years experience in Podiatry
Yes: Nerve tree goes down that way
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Jackson
10 years experience in Neurology
Need an exam to tell: Sounds like it has components of muscular, joint, and nerve compression and unlikely to be as simple as a one word description. You are a little youn ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bahman Omrani
16 years experience in Pain Management
Polyradiculopathy : A pinched nerve in the low back can commonly cause back pain as well as pain in the lower extremity ("bum", leg, femur, etc.). If the femoral pain is ... Read More
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A 57-year-old male asked:
Dr. Adam Lewis
34 years experience in Neurosurgery
Sacroiliitis: Inflammation of the sacroiliac joint can mimic a ruptured disc in the back with radiating leg pain. By pushing over the dimple in the low right part o ... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Eric Weisman
35 years experience in Neurology
S1 nerve root: pain will typically give discomfort in the buttocks down the back of the leg to the outside bottom of the foot. L5 root pain is similar with the pain ... Read More
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