A 36-year-old female asked:
i have calf pain, pain shooting down both legs, hip/bottom/lower back pain. have varicose veins on left leg & pain mostly that side. sciatic?
2 doctor answers • 10 doctors weighed in
Podiatry 44 years experience
>yes: yes it's the most logical reason. You should consult with your family physician and have an x-ray or MRI to confirm any pathology in the lower back usually L5 S1
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Phlebology 47 years experience
Sciatica.: What your are describing does not seem to be vein related and sounds more like neurologic symptoms. I would recommend that you see your PMD for an evaluation and referral to the appropriate specialist.
216 viewsReviewed Feb 7, 2019
Last updated Feb 7, 2019
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