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I have a herniated disc between l5/s1 would thay cause calf pain?

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Dr. Michael Gofeld
Pain Management
5 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

L5/s1 disc herniation is typically causing compression or irritation of either L5 or s1 nerve roots.
These roots contribute to the sciatic nerve and that's why the calf pain is usual complain.

In brief: Yes

L5/s1 disc herniation is typically causing compression or irritation of either L5 or s1 nerve roots.
These roots contribute to the sciatic nerve and that's why the calf pain is usual complain.
Dr. Michael Gofeld
Dr. Michael Gofeld
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Dr. Mark Eisenberg
Neurosurgery
5 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

A herniated disc at l5/s1 typically pinches the s1 nerve root.
This will cause pain localized to the calf, the side of the foot and the bottom of the foot.

In brief: Yes

A herniated disc at l5/s1 typically pinches the s1 nerve root.
This will cause pain localized to the calf, the side of the foot and the bottom of the foot.
Dr. Mark Eisenberg
Dr. Mark Eisenberg
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Dr. Ian Stein
Neurology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

The disc may be pressing on a nerve root.

In brief: Yes

The disc may be pressing on a nerve root.
Dr. Ian Stein
Dr. Ian Stein
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