A 25-year-old male asked:
I have had sciatica pain for 5 weeks now from heranited disc in l4/l5 how long will the pain last from in in my leg back doesn't hurt?
2 doctor answers • 7 doctors weighed in
Dr. Nathaniel Drourranswered
Pain Management 31 years experience
Not sure: I certainly suggest you continue to follow up with your doc. You may be a candidate for a steroid dose pak or epidural injection. Finally if u develop numbness or weakness surgery become an option.
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Dr. Qamar Khananswered
Pain Management 19 years experience
Weeks to Months: Generally most people can get relief from sciatic pain doing the conservative care within 3-6 weeks. If it persists after that, it can take up to 6 months to heal by itself. You may still be a candidate for epidural steroid injections that may help relieve the pain while your body heals itself.
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Last updated Jul 6, 2018
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