Sciatic nerve

What is Sciatic nerve?

Sciatic nerve is a large nerve in humans and other animals. It begins in the lower back and runs through the buttock and down the lower limb. It is the longest and widest single nerve in the human body.

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I have burning pain between my shoulder blade & my spine . My daughter cn fill Th knot & messge it out . Could this b my sciatic nerve...

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Brief Answer:
No, not your sciatic nerve!

Detailed Answer:
Hi,

It is not your sciatic nerve. The sciatic nerve is found from the waist downward and...

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yes a friend gets numbness on th right side and then pins and needles and then goes away as fast as he gets it all the way down his leg...

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Brief Answer:
It is due to temporary pressure on sciatic nerve.

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Thanks for your query.
I'm Dr. Sudhir Kumar,
After going...

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Hi, I recently drove 7 hours straight and now it hurts to sit, stand, walk, ect. I get this numbness in my lower back that extends into my backside...

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Hello and thanks for the query
Your pain is more likely to be due to Lumber stain or PIVD. Sciatic may be the factor but everything needs to be...

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