A 45-year-old member asked:
i'm having pain in right hip lower back shoots pain down right leg?
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Dr. Gregory Hines answered
23 years experience Family Medicine
Sciatica: It sounds like inflammation of the sciatic nerve, which runs down your leg. Anti-inflammatory meds like ibuprofen, and a heating pad to the area should help, but if they are not, you should see your doctor. Steroids can help with it, but they can tell if it is a more serious problem.
Answered on Jun 30, 2019
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