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Sciatica causes

A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sivakumar Jaikumar
Neurosurgery 25 years experience
Not usually: Sciatic by itself may not. Sometimes the pain medications given to treat sciatica can. Some of the "nerve pills" neurontin, Lyrica (pregabalin) or Cod... Read More
Dr. Ki-Hon Lin
Orthopedic Surgery 25 years experience
No: Sciatica specifically refers to pain radiating down the sciatic nerve, which runs down the back part of each leg and is comprised of a combination of ... Read More
Dr. Qamar Khan
Pain Management 17 years experience
Possible: However the nerve that is injured that would cause dizziness is either in the head or in the brain stem. So unless these areas were injured unlikely ... Read More

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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 57 years experience
Rare: Although Spinal tumors Benign or Malignant can cause Sciatica but these tumors are rather rare and will only cause Sciatica when pressing on the nerve... Read More
Dr. Julie Abbott
Preventive Medicine 45 years experience
It is quite rare ..: The most usual causes of sciatica are herniated disc or degenerative disc disease. Other causes are sacroiliac joint dysfunction, piriformis syndrome ... Read More
Dr. Myron Arlen
Surgical Oncology 64 years experience
Very rare: tumor induction of sciatic pain rare. In those cases it is usually metastatic cancer to the spine or dura catching L4,5, S1-3 posterior nerve roots ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arthur Heller
Gastroenterology 43 years experience
Not generally: Sciatica is due to irritation of the sciatic nerve (lumbo-sacral/low back), causes pain in back with radiation to buttocks, legs, typically below the ... Read More
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Orthopedic Surgery 49 years experience
I do not think so: Sometime if you have pain from any source that could make nauseated, but sciatica symptoms does not include nausea.
Dr. Qamar Khan
Pain Management 17 years experience
Possible: Some people who have a lot of pain, can have a vasovagal response in which the body is trying to cope with the pain and can cause you to feel sick to ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Weston
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 31 years experience
Not typically: Best to seek alternative diagnosis.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lali Sekhon
Neurosurgery 32 years experience
Yes: Pain, numbness and tingling are perceived in different ways. Typically the feet should not actually be cold but may feel cold. If they really are cold... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
General Surgery 45 years experience
Pain from sciatica: usually radiates to front of lower leg, not calf. If you are having pain in calf, it could be herniated disc or even worse a blood clot. It is best ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bettina Herbert
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 20 years experience
Some ideas: Herniation is usually the result of either trauma or misalignment of spine (subtle or major). Try omt from osteopathic physician (aao or cranial acad... Read More
A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Kubitz
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 20 years experience
Not typical: Sciatica typically does not cause the whole like to see well. Swelling in the lower leg can happen if there is weakness and the muscles are not pumpin... Read More
A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tarek Naguib
Nephrology and Dialysis 40 years experience
No, but: Sciatica is pain in the distribution of the sciatic nerve which is the back of the buttock and the thigh. It does not include incontinence by this def... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jerome Litt
Dermatology 71 years experience
SCIATICA SWEATY FEET: SCIATICA IS USUALLY A ONE-SIDED PAIN IN THE HIP AND LEG. SWEATY FEET AND SCIATICA ARE NO WAY RELATED AS FAR AS I KNOW. FOR THE SCIATICA, PLEASE SEE YO... Read More

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