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sciatic pain worse at night

A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. John cuong Doan
18 years experience Family Medicine
When you lie down: on your spine, the nerve compression would worsen in that dependent position likely due to increased pressure and inflammation where the compression o ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kathryn Ko
34 years experience Neurosurgery
Over doing it: probably jus flare up- call surgeon to discuss.
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A 57-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Rosenfeld
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Work with a PT: I would suggest working with a physical therapist. He/she can recommend a good exercise program for your back that will minimize or get rid of the sci ... Read More
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Dr. Sassan Hassassian
29 years experience Anesthesiology
Conservative first: Sciatica is a pain radiating into lower extremities. Typically impingement of nerves exiting the lower spine causes this. Less common is impingement ... Read More
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A 66-year-old female asked:
Dr. Prem Gupta
48 years experience neurology
See pain management: Since your pain is chronic and non pharmacological treatment has failed; you will need medications for pain control.
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shawn Dalton-bethea
20 years experience Pain Management
Back & Leg Pain: Any weakness in your legs? Any bowel or bladder changes? If you have no problems with your kidneys and because your symptoms are acute (new), you wou ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Chan Hwang
27 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
It depends...: On cause/severity. There are many causes of sciatica. See a doctor who specializes in musculoskeletal disorders to determine the cause of your sciatic ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Williams
35 years experience Family Medicine
Butt/thigh pain: Certainly could be sciatic - the sciatic nerve runs from the mid buttock down into the leg see http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/sci ... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jimmy Bowen
34 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Hip pain: Recommend MRI of hip to evaluate "lump".
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A 64-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
54 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
@ Ur age1 must-: -think of spinal stenosis as 1 cause. Also DDD of the spine as well as disk herniation. So U need 2 C a spine surgeon 4 eval & imaging 2 get a Dx ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Rotchford
41 years experience Addiction Medicine
Get an exam: If there are neurological findings it can change what might be reasonably tried. Chiropractors, acupuncture, physical therapy, gabapentin, trigger ... Read More

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