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Having sciatic pain from lower leg to thigh. Vascular mri shows no clots. Any suggestions on vitamins?

I have had sciatic pain that travels into my right lower leg and to my thigh, I have been on chemo and last week finished my treatments...I had a vascular mri and no clots, going to an acupuncture monday, after using 15 minutes of heat then stretch . Unfortunately yesterday I need t do a body scan and had to lay still for 25 minutes and really felt ike I took 3 steps back..Any suggestions on vitamins, etc.
Asked On : Tue, 19 Jun 2012
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If you are having sciatic which is a sharp shooting pain down the back of your leg and into your foot then this is caused by nerve root compression in the lumbar spine. This can be diagnosed by and MRI of the lumbar spine. It colds although you have a number of other medical problems at the moment and these could be contributing to this problem and so I suggest that you Dr assesses you urgently and organizes the MRI scan of your spine if they feel that this is the cause of your pain.
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