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What are the symptoms of sciatic nerve pain?

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Dr. George Jacobs
Neurosurgery
3 doctors agree

In brief: Pain

The symptoms are pain in the distribution of the sciatic nerve which means radiation from your low back down the back of your thigh into your calf and foot.
In more severe cases there may be associated tingling, numbness and even weakness in specific muscles. If you are worried about having sciatica see an orthopedic or neurological surgeon or a neurologist.

In brief: Pain

The symptoms are pain in the distribution of the sciatic nerve which means radiation from your low back down the back of your thigh into your calf and foot.
In more severe cases there may be associated tingling, numbness and even weakness in specific muscles. If you are worried about having sciatica see an orthopedic or neurological surgeon or a neurologist.
Dr. George Jacobs
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Dr. Qamar Khan
Pain Management
2 doctors agree

In brief: Back & Leg Pain

Sciatica is pain in the distribution of the leg as a result of an irritated nerve or facet joints or other injury typically in the lumbar spine (low back) which are caused by herniated disks, spinal stenosis or degenerative disc disease, etc.
Symptoms include burning, tingling, stabbing, piercing, lightening-like, numbness, aching, throbbing, etc.

In brief: Back & Leg Pain

Sciatica is pain in the distribution of the leg as a result of an irritated nerve or facet joints or other injury typically in the lumbar spine (low back) which are caused by herniated disks, spinal stenosis or degenerative disc disease, etc.
Symptoms include burning, tingling, stabbing, piercing, lightening-like, numbness, aching, throbbing, etc.
Dr. Qamar Khan
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Dr. Mark Weston
Orthopedic Surgery - Spine

In brief: Sciatica

Buttocks pain that grows done back of leg to side or calf worse with standing worst with sitting and leg straightening numbness and tingling in foot.

In brief: Sciatica

Buttocks pain that grows done back of leg to side or calf worse with standing worst with sitting and leg straightening numbness and tingling in foot.
Dr. Mark Weston
Dr. Mark Weston
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