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Will a disc pushing against your sciatica nerve cause knee swelling?

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Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
Internal Medicine
3 doctors agree

In brief: No

Knee swelling is usually due knee joint abnormalities including arthropathies and trauma .
Sciatica usually involve back pain with numbness may radiate to legs and toes.

In brief: No

Knee swelling is usually due knee joint abnormalities including arthropathies and trauma .
Sciatica usually involve back pain with numbness may radiate to legs and toes.
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Dr. Alvin Stein
Pain Management
2 doctors agree

In brief: Not likely

If the knee has fluid build up , there is a knee problem itself.
Find a prolotherapist to help resolve the problem without surgery. www.getprolo.com or www.Aaomed.Org for info and a doctor.

In brief: Not likely

If the knee has fluid build up , there is a knee problem itself.
Find a prolotherapist to help resolve the problem without surgery. www.getprolo.com or www.Aaomed.Org for info and a doctor.
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Dr. Qamar Khan
Pain Management
1 doctor agrees

In brief: No

It is not related and not a symptom of sciatica.
However if its numb around the knee that feeling can sometimes be mistaken for feeling of swelling.

In brief: No

It is not related and not a symptom of sciatica.
However if its numb around the knee that feeling can sometimes be mistaken for feeling of swelling.
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