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Leg hurting while working. Diagnosed as sciatica. How long will it take to get cured?

hi.. this is dharminder singh. 4 week ago my leg started hurting when i was working. when i told my doctor about it he told me that i was suffering from sciatica . he asked me about my back pain and i told him that there is no back pain but leg hurt badly. i remember that i had a lower back pain three year ago which slowly shifted to m thig.. my question is that how long it will take to get over this pain?.
Asked On : Thu, 28 Jun 2012
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Dear Dharminder,

Welcome to HealthcareMagic forum.

Pain in lower limbs is commonly associated with back issues. Other possibilities are a vascular deficit, muscle inflammation, venous thrombosis, neuropathy and so on. A thorough clinical examination is warranted to rule out the aforementioned possibilities.

Treatment and recovery depends on the cause.

You need to sit and discuss with your examining doctor about the true nature of problem, its relationshp with aforementioned possibilities and the type of treatment needed.

Hope this answers your query.

Answered: Thu, 28 Jun 2012
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