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Does sciatic nerve pain generally run up your back?

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Dr. Qamar Khan
Pain Management
3 doctors agree

In brief: No

likely you are having referred pain through the muscles that are irritated.
Sometimes the fascial layers that hold each muscle can get irritated and then can send that irritation to another muscle and fascial layer. See a pain/spine specialist if you are not improving.

In brief: No

likely you are having referred pain through the muscles that are irritated.
Sometimes the fascial layers that hold each muscle can get irritated and then can send that irritation to another muscle and fascial layer. See a pain/spine specialist if you are not improving.
Dr. Qamar Khan
Dr. Qamar Khan
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Dr. Thomas Dowling
Orthopedic Surgery - Spine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: No

It is pain that radiates down one or both legs generally past the knee.
Some conditions that can lead to sciatica can also lead to back pain that can be more diffuse in the back itself.

In brief: No

It is pain that radiates down one or both legs generally past the knee.
Some conditions that can lead to sciatica can also lead to back pain that can be more diffuse in the back itself.
Dr. Thomas Dowling
Dr. Thomas Dowling
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Dr. Douglas Chang
Physical & Rehabilitation Medicine

In brief: No

The condition refers to pain running down the leg.

In brief: No

The condition refers to pain running down the leg.
Dr. Douglas Chang
Dr. Douglas Chang
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