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Can sitting a lot and a dull pain from the sciatic nerve down the buttocks and sometimes legs, and in the lower part of my testicles be related?

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Dr. Frank Holmes
Sports Medicine 24 years experience
Yes: Nerve irritation from the lumbar spine can refer pain/numbness/tingling to the scrotum. The most common causes of nerve irritation are disc problems, narrowing of nerve canals (stenosis) and cysts.
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