A 28-year-old female asked:
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i never got sciatic until i was pregnant & went away & now i'm getting it again & i'm not pregnant what should i do for pain to go away?

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Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
30 years experience Internal Medicine
Chronic: Sciatica refers to radicular symptoms from spinal stenosis. Pain may respond to nsaids, opiods. Neuropathic meds may help. Sometimes neurosurgery will help.
Answered on Dec 20, 2013
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Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
Sciatica: Lie flat in bed without a pillow at night. Use a heating pad set on low during the night. Take Ibuprofen for pain and above all get involved in an exercise program with a physiotherapist.
Answered on Jun 25, 2014
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Dr. Kevin Vaught
28 years experience Neurosurgery
See your Dr.: Time for a thorough evaluation and possibly an mri. Good luck.
Answered on Feb 16, 2014

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