A member asked:

Following left hip replacement surgery, is it common for piriformis and sciatica to hurt so bad one can't get out of bed, for 7-8 mths.?

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Dr. Donald Colantino answered

Specializes in Internal Medicine

Uncommon: If your sciatic pain has been going on for 8 months, you may be dealing with a herniated lumbar disc and an MRI of your lumbosacral spine would be worthwhile for evaluation and treatment decision. You could consult a neurologist or neurosurgeon first.

Answered 7/5/2019

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