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A 26-year-old female asked:

Can sciatic pain be felt from knee down to foot its a dull pain and not feel pain at thigh?

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Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 52 years experience
Maybe variable: The classic sciatic pain radiates down the buttock, posterior thigh into the top or bottom of the foot, but pain patterns are sometimes referred distally. Your pain may be due to a different mechanism, so, see a doctor, get examined, and maybe obtain MRI to evaluate.

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Last updated Dec 6, 2017

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