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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience in Neurology
It does branch: If the sciatic nerve is afflicted by a disc rupture, radiation of pain to the testicle can be experienced.
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A male asked:
Dr. Frank Holmes
22 years experience in Sports Medicine
Yes: Nerve irritation from the lumbar spine can refer pain/numbness/tingling to the scrotum. The most common causes of nerve irritation are disc problems, ... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Qamar Khan
16 years experience in Pain Management
No: Pre-ejaculate has nothing to do with sciatica. Sciatic nerve pain is usually starts in your spine. However, the nerves traveling from the penis to y ... Read More
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience in Neurology
Get this evaluated: You describe involvement of the S-1 nerve root, and now it appears your symptoms are progressing. If you have a damaged disc, there may be increasing ... 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 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Darren Gitelman
35 years experience in Neurology
Another nerve pain: Sciatica specifically refers to nerve pain that radiates down the sciatic nerve (i.e., down the back or side of the leg). But, many times the term is ... Read More
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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Gordon
Specializes in Adolescent Medicine
Possibly??: I am assuming that you had a surgical repair of an inhuman hernia. There are people who complain of post-op pain on the same side and the greatest ris ... 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 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Germanovich
12 years experience in Pain Management
Can be: Especially if the pain is below the ear, not inside it. See an ENT doctor for an evaluation and treatment suggestions.
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tung Nguyen
30 years experience in Neurosurgery
Not common, but yes: Sciatica is a condition where the sciatic nerve is irritated. The nerve is made up of branches from the 4th lumbar nerve (l4) down to the 3rd sacral n ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Derron Wilson
24 years experience in Pain Management
Unlikely: Leg nerve pain can come from a peripheral nerve issue or a central nerve issue such as a pinched nerve or sciatica. Pelvic issues would not be expect ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Oppenheimer
36 years experience in Neurosurgery
Yes: Leg pain and sciatica are synonymoud.
A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Chukwuka Okafor
15 years experience in Orthopedic Spine Surgery
See a Spine Surgeon: If you have some cervical spine pathologies like herniated discs, bone spurs, it can be associated with occipital headaches, neck pain, and pain down ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Weston
30 years experience in Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Not typically: Best to seek alternative diagnosis.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tariq Niazi
42 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Sciatica= nerve com-: Pression of the nerves making the sciatic nerve. If no compression then sciatica is unlikely, except if the compression is by spurs of bone from arthr ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Dowling
39 years experience in Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Yes: Sciatic pain can be due to an inflamatory reaction as well as direct nerve root compression or both. When a disc herniates, there is an inflammatory ... Read More
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 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Tyson
38 years experience in Pain Management
Sciatic pain: I assume you mean sciatic nerve pain. There are lots of potential causes for this but if it has been going on for more than a couple of days i would c ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Atif Malik
22 years experience in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Yes: There are several abdominal nerves in the lower abdomen that can become pinched.
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 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Douglas Beall
27 years experience in Radiology
Absolutely: In fact most sciatica is not caused from frank nerve compression but mostly chemical irritation from the disc problem affecting the nerve.
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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 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
34 years experience in Internal Medicine
No: No.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tariq Niazi
42 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Seeing your PCP wou-: Ld be advisable, as she/he starts the process of evaluation/investigations/treatments. Pain meds + rest + heating pad would all help. The pinched nerv ... Read More
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