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A 42-year-old female asked:

My sciatic nerve is causing severe pain down my right thigh and behind my knee, today i've noticed tingling in my right foot. no known injury. ?

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Dr. Kevin Yoo
Neurosurgery 30 years experience
Get treatment: If it has not resolved within a few days, go see your primary care physician. Most likely pain meds, activity modification and some therapy will get rid of this. If not, you should get an MRI and see a spine specialist.
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