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Does sciatic nerve affect bowel movements?

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Posted on Wed, 3 Jun 2015
Question: Can a sciatic nerve effect bowel movements?
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Answered by Dr. Ajay Panwar (46 minutes later)
Brief Answer:
No

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Hi XXXX,
Thanks for being on healthcaremagic.com.
I am Dr.Ajay Panwar,a neurologist,here to answer your query.

The answer to this query is a straightforward 'NO'.Sciatic nerve does not provide innervation for bowel movements.It provides motor and sensory innervation for lower limb,rather.

Hope that I have answered your query.If you have follow up questions,I shall be glad to answer else please close the thread rate it and write a review as your rating will be of help to me.

Regards
Dr.Ajay Panwar,
MD,DM(Neurology)


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Brief Answer: No Detailed Answer: Hi XXXX, Thanks for being on healthcaremagic.com. I am Dr.Ajay Panwar,a neurologist,here to answer your query. The answer to this query is a straightforward 'NO'.Sciatic nerve does not provide innervation for bowel movements.It provides motor and sensory innervation for lower limb,rather. Hope that I have answered your query.If you have follow up questions,I shall be glad to answer else please close the thread rate it and write a review as your rating will be of help to me. Regards Dr.Ajay Panwar, MD,DM(Neurology)