A 37-year-old member asked:
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could carotid artery stenosis cause sciatica nerve pain?

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Dr. Qamar Khan
16 years experience Pain Management
NO: Carotid artery is in neck and sciatica pain is in back and leg. There is no correlation at all.
Answered on May 26, 2018

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