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Sciatic pain behind knee

A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rachel Chastanet
Bariatrics 35 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
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Dr. Kornelis Poelstra
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 25 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 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Bowman
39 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
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kevin Yoo
Neurosurgery 29 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
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Alianswered
Psychiatry 33 years experience
Sciatic pain: Yes it can. Need evaluation by an Orthopedic specialist.
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A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marsha Davis
Internal Medicine 29 years experience
No : It does not have to go all the way down to be considered ridiculopathy
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Emil Mondoa
Pediatrics 41 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
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 53 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 26 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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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cornelius Oleary
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Urgent Care 20 years experience
Exam time: Please schedule a visit for an in person physical exam. At 21 years of age, numbness and tingling in your extremities could be from a panoply of cause... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Germanovich
Pain Management 14 years experience
Find a pain medicine: Physician who will examine you, and will make all the necessary treatment recommendations.
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