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I have sciatica pain and now a rash on that spot. What does that mean?
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Dr. Christopher Coller
Family Medicine
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In brief: Shingles?
It is hard to say without an evaluation and looking at the rash.
Sometimes a one-sided rash that also has nerve pain with it could be a shingles outbreak. However, i think that it could be a whole variety of different things as well - or the sciatica and the rash may not be related at all. Perhaps it's just best to have someone take a look and evaluate it.

In brief: Shingles?
It is hard to say without an evaluation and looking at the rash.
Sometimes a one-sided rash that also has nerve pain with it could be a shingles outbreak. However, i think that it could be a whole variety of different things as well - or the sciatica and the rash may not be related at all. Perhaps it's just best to have someone take a look and evaluate it.
Dr. Christopher Coller
Dr. Christopher Coller
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Dr. Qamar Khan
Pain Management
In brief: Shingles?
Not typical for sciatica to cause a rash.
However Shingles is possible and can cause sciatica like symptoms. See your doctor to make sure.

In brief: Shingles?
Not typical for sciatica to cause a rash.
However Shingles is possible and can cause sciatica like symptoms. See your doctor to make sure.
Dr. Qamar Khan
Dr. Qamar Khan
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Dr. Ron Jones
Family Medicine
In brief: Shingles
This sounds like you have developed shingles (herpes zoster).
This could have caused your initial pain prior to the rash. This can be treated, so see your doc asap.

In brief: Shingles
This sounds like you have developed shingles (herpes zoster).
This could have caused your initial pain prior to the rash. This can be treated, so see your doc asap.
Dr. Ron Jones
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