A 25-year-old male asked:
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i am sure it is sciatica but i just want to make sure. i have been having lowr back, right leg, and a sharp groin problem. is this sciatic?

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Dr. Phillip Goebel
16 years experience Emergency Medicine
Consistent : Your symptoms are consistent with lumbar radiculopathy, where the discs in your lower back push on the nerves that go to your legs. Sciatica is a type of lumbar radiculopathy that affects the sciatic nerve causing posterior leg pain.
Answered on Sep 10, 2014
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