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I broke my tailbone and lower back; could this cause sciatic nerve damage?

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Dr. Randolph Evans
Neurology
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In brief: Possibly

If you use the term sciatic nerve to mean nerve root damage, it depends upon the type of fracture.
Sciatic nerve damage would depend upon the location of the fracture as well. You doctor can tell based upon your symptoms, exam, and the images.

In brief: Possibly

If you use the term sciatic nerve to mean nerve root damage, it depends upon the type of fracture.
Sciatic nerve damage would depend upon the location of the fracture as well. You doctor can tell based upon your symptoms, exam, and the images.
Dr. Randolph Evans
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