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How do I know if my pain is a sciatic nerve or something more serious?
7 doctors weighed in

Dr. Qamar Khan
Pain Management
4 doctors agree
In brief: Need MRI
If you are concerned, i would consider asking your physician to order you an MRI to evaluate your spine.

In brief: Need MRI
If you are concerned, i would consider asking your physician to order you an MRI to evaluate your spine.
Dr. Qamar Khan
Dr. Qamar Khan
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Dr. Diane Minich
Family Medicine
1 doctor agrees
In brief: See doctor
for an evaluation and possible testing such as a MRI.

In brief: See doctor
for an evaluation and possible testing such as a MRI.
Dr. Diane Minich
Dr. Diane Minich
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Dr. Mark Sacher
Pain Management
In brief: 10,000 causes
First diagnostic test is a lumbar mri.
Ri will determine if your pain radiating to the back of your thigh, buttock, and leg is originating from a bulging, herniated , or degenerative disc problem, arthritis of the spine, articulating facet problem versus masseuses , cysts, colon, spleen, liver, gallbladder, pancreatic, or 10, 000 other reasons for sciatica and lower back pain.

In brief: 10,000 causes
First diagnostic test is a lumbar mri.
Ri will determine if your pain radiating to the back of your thigh, buttock, and leg is originating from a bulging, herniated , or degenerative disc problem, arthritis of the spine, articulating facet problem versus masseuses , cysts, colon, spleen, liver, gallbladder, pancreatic, or 10, 000 other reasons for sciatica and lower back pain.
Dr. Mark Sacher
Dr. Mark Sacher
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Dr. Tung Nguyen
Neurosurgery
In brief: More symptoms
Sciatic pain has certain characteristics such as pain along a nerve distribution, numbness, weakness of specific muscles.
Some of these symtomps can overlap with diseases of kidney, hip, abdomenoo your doctor can help you sort out your symptoms.

In brief: More symptoms
Sciatic pain has certain characteristics such as pain along a nerve distribution, numbness, weakness of specific muscles.
Some of these symtomps can overlap with diseases of kidney, hip, abdomenoo your doctor can help you sort out your symptoms.
Dr. Tung Nguyen
Dr. Tung Nguyen
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