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Can voltaren (diclofenac) emulgel help treat sciatica?

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Dr. Susan Rhoads
Family Medicine 38 years experience
Maybe: This is a topical pain reliever and helps fight inflammation. Try it on your back where the pain starts.May help, probably won't hurt, and is certainly worth a try. If it doesn't work, ask your doc if you should stop it.
Dr. Susan Rhoads
Family Medicine 38 years experience
Provided original answer
Thanks for the Thank You note! Ask your OB doc if you can use it while you are pregnant.
Jul 31, 2019

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