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What causes tingling in legs and back pain?

Hi, i have a lower back pain which has been diagnosed as sciatica. The pain went away and has returned after a couple of months. I am having some tingling in the legs and lower back and pain all on my right side. This is going on two days now. I have a appointment with the Chiropractor today but have to make it through a full work day sitting down. Any suggestions of how to alleviate some of the pain minus a heating pad (which hasnt worked at all). Thank you!
Mon, 15 Sep 2014
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Hi,

Welcome to healthcare magic.

After going through your query I think your You are suffering from acute backache with sciatica..

Treatment of it is rest and analgesics ( diclofenac). Sometimes strong analgesic(such as ultracet three times a day after meals) is required. You can discuss with your treating Doctor.

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