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when I lay on my side I have to put a pillow between my legs

A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
32 years experience Family Medicine
Leg pain: Possible some type of electrolyte problem. Potassium, calcium or magnesium would be top candidates.

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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Karen Butler
21 years experience Family Medicine
Call your doc: Just call your doctors office and ask them to give you the instructions again. I am sure they will be happy to do so for you
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Can't predict: Since the exact cause of your sciatica isn't known - we can't tell you if you will respond to this intervention. Take care.
Dr. Bradford Romans
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Some people: find this helpful. Many modalities may help. From back exercises to steroid shots ,nothing helps more than an accurate diagnosis. If pain persists,see ... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
29 years experience Allergy and Immunology
New mattress: You need a new mattress, a firm one that supports your back.
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Try a chiropractor: Try seeing a local chiropractor who is certified for pregnancy care. Many of my patients see a chiropractor to help with back and hip pain during preg ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
40 years experience Clinical Psychology
Sciatica is but: one possibility. Please see your doctor for a proper diagnosis. IF it is some type of pinched nerve you may be prescribed some physical therapy. Pe ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Holly Maes
36 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: That is actually a very good way to sleep and reduce stress on your back and knees. Excellent position and make sure to do your post-op knee therapy!
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Meredith Moroff
20 years experience Psychiatry
If I understand...: You mean when you have a pillow between your thighs it feels good, but then your knees and calves feel unsupported after awhile? If so, try using two ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Perhaps side: Sleeping just isn't optimal for you. Sleeping on your back can aid the head ; spine to maintain a neutral position. It is consider the optimal sleep p ... Read More
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