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A 41-year-old female asked:

Can sciatica intensify period pains, make the period cramps really bad? not pregnant so not an issue

2 doctor answers2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics 58 years experience
Sciatica: Yes, sciatica can intensify menstural pain
Dr. Qamar Khan
Pain Management 17 years experience
Possibly: Likely it will be your menstrual cycle that will make the sciatica pain worse. See a spine specialist to get help.

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Last updated Jul 28, 2014

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