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How can severe sciatica be treated?

I have yesterday for the 1st time in my life the most terrible syatic nerve pain...the problem is in my right side from the waste down....I been taking 2 Ibuprofen tablets every 6 hours...the pain went away, but the numbness is in my right leg in the back of my thigh , my calb and my heel are numb... should a be still or move or what can you recommend me to do... thank you so much
Fri, 1 Dec 2017
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Hello, my name is Dr Olgeta Xhufka. I understand your concern. You have to take pain killers such as Ibubrofen or advil or acetaminofen. Meanwhile avoid staying sit down and lay down and have a warm pad atHthe back. Have a worm shower and short walks .hope my answer was helpful, if you have any other questions I'll be glad to help, thanks!
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