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I have sciatica pain and now a rash on that spot. What does that mean?

I have sciatica pain and now a rash on that spot. What does that mean?

Shingles?: It is hard to say without an evaluation and looking at the rash. Sometimes a one-sided rash that also has nerve pain with it could be a shingles outbreak. However, i think that it could be a whole variety of different things as well - or the sciatica and the rash may not be related at all. Perhaps it's just best to have someone take a look and evaluate it. ...Read more

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Dr. Cornelia Franz
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Rash (Definition)

Most bumps and blotches on a newborn baby are harmless and clear up by themselves. By far the most common skin problem in infants is diaper rash. Diaper rash is an irritation of the skin caused by dampness, urine, or feces. Most babies who wear diapers will have some type of diaper rash. However, there are other skin disorders that can cause rashes. These are usually not serious unless ...Read more


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Can sciatica cause a cold spot on one leg and foot? i have pain in one leg, buttocks and lower back. walking used to help but now hurts my hip.

Yes, it can: Impingement of the S1 nerve can lead to weakness and erratic nerve pain down one leg. The interventional pain management involves special procedures to treat and manage nerve impingement pain. Ask your PCP for the specialist referral. ...Read more

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Im complement deficient. What does this mean? Low C3 and c4. joint pain, low back pain, rashes, anisocoria, low tsh, fatigue etc and it's not lupus

Im complement deficient.  What does this mean?  Low C3 and c4.  joint pain, low back pain, rashes, anisocoria, low tsh, fatigue etc and it's not lupus

Likely secondary: You probably has an autoimmune condition which is consuming the complements thus accounting for the low levels. Have you seen a rheumatologist? if so, you need to rush to find one. ...Read more

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Sciatica pain for 2 months consistently. Now a pink rash on lower back and buttocks. What could this be?

Sciatica pain for 2 months  consistently.  Now a pink rash on lower back and buttocks. What could this be?

Shingles?: The dermatomes l4, l5, s1 and s2 (racepinephrine) go over the buttocks region on the way down to the leg. Shingles typically follow dermatome pattern, therefore it is quite likely that it can be over the buttocks region. ...Read more

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Rash spot on face for 2 months now have tried everything from anti tingle cream to hydrocorizone and nothing seems to make it go away. What is it? ?

Rash spot on face for 2 months now have tried everything from anti tingle cream to hydrocorizone and nothing seems to make it go away. What is it?
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See your doctor: If you have already tried over the counter treatments and have not seen a physician you probably need to be seen. If you have received prescription medications without relief, i would recommend a referral to a dermagologist (skin specialist) for further evaluation. ...Read more

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Do you always get a rash if you were bit by a tick? Would it be in the same spot as the bite? If you get a rash does that mean you lymes?

Do you always get a rash if you were bit by a tick? Would it be in the same spot as the bite? If you get a rash does that mean you lymes?

See below: In lyme disease, a rash is present in about 80% of lyme infected tick bites and usually shows up (on average, 7-14 days after the bite). The rash shows up at the tick bite and if multiple rashes are seen, this is a sign of systemic spirochetemia (the bacteria causing the disease in your blood and system more than just locally. If you see the rash at the bite site, get seen for treatment asap! ...Read more

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Before I had the lump I just noticed. I had a red spotty like rash on the same spot. I've been sick for about 2 weeks now drs say I'm fine.

Before I had the lump I just noticed. I had a red spotty like rash on the same spot. I've been sick for about 2 weeks now drs say I'm fine.

Depends where?: I could help you more if I know where the spots are located and where the lump is located. Resubmit the question with more detail so I can help you please. ...Read more

Dr. Lawrence Kessler
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Low Back Pain (Definition)

Low back pain is pain that occurs in the back above the buttock area and below the ribs. Low back pain can be sharp, dull, intermittent or constant. Pain can be at rest or associated with activity. Back pain can also be accompanied with pain that shoots or radiates down into the lower extremities or legs which is frequently ...Read more


Dr. Qamar Khan
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Sciatica (Definition)

Sciatica is a symptom describing pain, weakness, numbness, or tingling in the leg. It results from injury to or pressure on the sciatic nerve, which starts in the lower spine and runs down the ...Read more