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How to tell a blood clot from sciatica?

5 doctors weighed in
Dr. Qamar Khan
Pain Management
2 doctors agree

In brief: Generally you can't

Unless you have a fever or swollen limb which may suggest a clot more than sciatica otherwise not very specific.
I would suggest ruling out the clot first and then workup the sciatica issue afterwards.

In brief: Generally you can't

Unless you have a fever or swollen limb which may suggest a clot more than sciatica otherwise not very specific.
I would suggest ruling out the clot first and then workup the sciatica issue afterwards.
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