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A 26-year-old female asked:

whats best medicine for sciatica? except nsaids in peptic ulcer patients?

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Dr. Qamar Khan
Pain Management 17 years experience
Spine Pain Options: This pain in the distribution as you suggested is the result of an irritated nerve or facet joints or other injury typically in the lumbar spine (low back) which are caused by herniated disks, spinal stenosis or degenerative disc disease, etc requiring further evaluation by a spine specialist and may be candidate for facet injections/radiofrequency ablation and epidural steroid injection.

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