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What causes severe sciatica?

My mother has extreamly bad siatica and is belligan hospital for pain relief and management. She has been there since 29 march. She has lumbar herniated disks and inflamation. my sister and i live in sydney, and want her to see a specialist who can help her. the medication she is on are: Norspan patch 40mg Endone She had a steriod injectionby ct direction in L5 area but did not work my email address is YYYY@YYYY
Tue, 29 Jan 2019
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Hello,

Consult a neurologist and get evaluated.

You can consider drugs like gabapentin.

Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further.

Regards,
Dr. Shinas Hussain,
General & Family Physician
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