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Is pain in the lower back with leg pain at the same time necessarily sciatica?
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Dr. David Rosenfeld
Pain Management
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Could be
There are many possible reasons for this combination, sciatica would be high on my list, but it is not all inclusive.

In brief: Could be
There are many possible reasons for this combination, sciatica would be high on my list, but it is not all inclusive.
Dr. David Rosenfeld
Dr. David Rosenfeld
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Dr. Jay Rosenfeld
Physical & Rehabilitation Medicine
1 doctor agrees
In brief: No
No, many structures from the low back can produce pain in the leg.
This includes the discs, the facet joints as well the covering of the nerve sac called the dura. In fact i see more pain from some of these other structures than true sciatica. The quality of the pain from sciatica is also different.

In brief: No
No, many structures from the low back can produce pain in the leg.
This includes the discs, the facet joints as well the covering of the nerve sac called the dura. In fact i see more pain from some of these other structures than true sciatica. The quality of the pain from sciatica is also different.
Dr. Jay Rosenfeld
Dr. Jay Rosenfeld
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Dr. Qamar Khan
Pain Management
In brief: Most Likely
It is sciatica.

In brief: Most Likely
It is sciatica.
Dr. Qamar Khan
Dr. Qamar Khan
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