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Sciatic pain behind knee

A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rachel Chastanet
Bariatrics 34 years experience
Call your surgeon: pain of that severity radiating into your leg after back surgery to take pressure off the nerve root is concerning and might indicate swelling or othe... Read More
Dr. Kornelis Poelstra
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 24 years experience
Microdiskectomy: Give it some time; sometimes simply moving the roots around can upset the lumbar plexus and give you intermittent (even quite severe) pain, although i... Read More

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A 71-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Galperin
Pain Management 32 years experience
Si joint: Could be an sacroiliac joint problem, especially if you have it while standing or walking, or on any other mechanical movements, see pain specialist, ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Bowman
Podiatry 38 years experience
Left Side Pain: Have you had your back checked? All this sounds like it may stem from the nerves from the spine. I would see an orthopod spine specialists or neurol... Read More
A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Karen Butler
Family Medicine 21 years experience
Both: Sciatica could cause the pain down you leg and your running like this is bad news. Better stop the running until the inflammation comes down
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kevin Yoo
Neurosurgery 28 years experience
Get treatment: If it has not resolved within a few days, go see your primary care physician. Most likely pain meds, activity modification and some therapy will get r... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Alianswered
Psychiatry 32 years experience
Sciatic pain: Yes it can. Need evaluation by an Orthopedic specialist.
A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marsha Davis
Internal Medicine 28 years experience
No : It does not have to go all the way down to be considered ridiculopathy
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Emil Mondoa
Pediatrics 40 years experience
Not likely: More likely one is rocking on the part of the pelvis called the ischial tuberosity or sits bone. But if there is pain, tingling or any kind of alarmin... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 52 years experience
Maybe variable: The classic sciatic pain radiates down the buttock, posterior thigh into the top or bottom of the foot, but pain patterns are sometimes referred dista... Read More
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Dr. Dominic Riganotti
Infectious Disease 25 years experience
Several reasons: A knee replacement would have necessitated bedrest for a period of time. Several things could have happened. In 10-20% of the population the sciatic... Read More

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