A 45-year-old female asked:

Can sciatica cause a cold spot on one leg and foot? i have pain in one leg, buttocks and lower back. walking used to help but now hurts my hip.

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Paul Grin
Pain Management 38 years experience
Yes, it can: Impingement of the S1 nerve can lead to weakness and erratic nerve pain down one leg. The interventional pain management involves special procedures to treat and manage nerve impingement pain. Ask your PCP for the specialist referral.
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