A 20-year-old female asked:
I think i have damaged my sciatic nerve, i don't know how but i have random tingling and numbness in my feet, legs, arms and hands. why could this be?
2 doctor answers • 5 doctors weighed in
Family Medicine 31 years experience
See your doctor: The sciatic nerve is actually a bundle of nerves that starts in the low back and supplies the lower extremities only. Numbness and tingling of both feet, arms, and hands is not consistent with a sciatic condition. See your family doctor or internist to find the cause of your symptoms.
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Podiatry 41 years experience
See below: Damage to your sciatic nerve would not dause arm or hand problems.
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Last updated Nov 9, 2018
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