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Can Sciatic Nerve Cause Hip Pain
If my 2 cm tarlov cysts are pressing on the sciatic nerve and is the cause of my hip pain, can the MRI show proof that the cysts pressing on the nerve?
Yes.: There are two ways Tarlov Cysts can be best seen radiographically. MRI is the test of choice. But CT Myelogram can also be very helpful. The MRI can clearly show the cyst compressing one of the nerves, L5 or S1 that contributes to the Sciatic Nerve. If you are telling me that your Tarlov Cyst measures 2 cm then you must also have had an MRI. Moreover, a cyst that measures 2 cm is very large. ...Read more
The brain and spinal cord communicates with what is occurring in the internal organs and limbs by nerve fibers where are like electrical wires with insulation (myelin) and the "copper" (axon). Within brain and spinal cord these nerves connect to other nerves via synapses on both axons and dendrites. A nerve can carry information regarding sensations, and ...Read more
On the side of my foot, my sciatic nerve is now hurting. The pain extands down to my leg and hip too. What should I do?
See your doctor: Maybe you do have sciatica, and perhaps in comes from a disc rupture in the lumbar spine, or perhaps you have a hip or sacro-iliac problem, which radiation down the leg. Do you have diabetes, a metabolic radiculopathy could be present. See your doctor and get this addressed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See doctor: All of these are different problems with different treatments. In some cases they can be linked together. I would recommend seeing your md to help localize the source of your pain and to discuss treatment options. Treatment options for the above may include medication, injections, and physical therapy. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Bands: will help strengthen the muscles around the hip, and spine resulting in improved muscular structure and more stable spine. This will take awhile to improve your symptoms so if it hurts to do these exercises you may want to consider a steroid injection to hip or spine. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Having lower back pain on the left side of my back near my hip there a exact spot where there feels like a lump is there, could it be my sciatic nerve?
Usually not: Sciatic nerve comes out lower. But you definitely could be out of alignment. You may consider a highly skilled osteopathic physician, who has the medical training of an md and additional musculoskeletal training for an evaluation and treatment. Find one near you at http://jamesjealous.Com/physician-directory/, http://www.Cranialacademy.Org or http://ftp.Academyofosteopathy.Org. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
The left side of my hip, butt, leg is painful. Sciatic nerve is what friends are saying. Do i see a chiropractor or neurologist? Is this dangerous?
Either: See someone, including your pcp. They all should be able to help diagnose and treat this. ...Read more
What is the nest natural home remedy for sciatic nerve pain in right leg? Im facing hip replacement surgery soon in this hip too and I've been having
Rest: For inveterate sciatica, positional changes can aid in resolution. I have discovered a useful position of resting. A long couch is chosen. The sufferer lies flat on the back. The pained hip-leg is bent at the knee and leaned onto back of the couch. The other leg is placed with foot on the distant arm rest of the couch. An important aspect is to keep head non-flexed & flat on the couch seat. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hurting sciatic nerve&sacrioliac bone but no pain on legs only in R low back,hip,&groin.What is Femoral Hernia?Could this be it?Please help!
A gap in the wall of: your abdomen where the femoral artery and vein emerge and then enter the leg that is enlarging is a femoral hernia. They are not common but can cause the symptoms you describe. Low back pain can be muscular, spine or hip related or do to pelvic organ problems. A femoral hernia usually has a tender spot in the front of the hip... especially when coughing or bearing down. Sorry I can't help more. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sciatic nerve pain recent shingles was treated with acyclovir shingles didn't get any worse but ache like toothache left side hip/buttock area?
Shingles: What you may be experiencing is something called "post herpetic neuralgia", which is a condition that can occur after an episode of shingles. It is a nerve pain and generally takes time to get better. Can be days, weeks, months or in rare cases, years. The treatment of choice for nerve related pains is something called neurontin (gabapentin). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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