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Contents for Sciatica
  1. Introduction: Sciatica
  2. Causes (30 conditions)
  3. Combined symptoms

Sciatica

Sciatica: Sciatica is listed as a symptom: see Sciatica.

Causes of Sciatica (Sciatica): See detailed list of causes below.

Causes of Sciatica (Sciatica): See detailed list of causes below.

Sciatica (medical symptom): neuralgia along the nerve course of the sciatic nerve

Article Excerpts for Sciatica:

Sciatica (medical symptom): Sciatica is a painful condition caused by pressure on the sciatic nerve, the main nerve that branches off the spinal cord and continues down into the thighs, legs, ankles, and feet. Sciatica is characterized by pain in the buttocks and can be caused by a number of factors. Exertion, obesity, and poor posture can all cause pressure on the sciatic nerve. One common cause of sciatica is a herniated disc (see Spine Basics in the Appendix). (Source: excerpt from Pain -- Hope Through Research: NINDS)

Causes of Sciatica (Sciatica)

The list of medical condition causes of Sciatica (Sciatica) includes:

  • Alcoholism
  • Spinal abscess
  • Poor posture (see Posture symptoms)
  • Pressure on the spinal junction of the sciatic nerve
  • Twisting back

All 30 causes of Sciatica

Related Symptoms for Sciatica

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Broader Symptom Types for Sciatica:

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More Symptom Information for Sciatica

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Sciatica (medical symptom): See also Sciatica (symptom information).

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Sciatica (medical condition): For a medical symptom description of 'Sciatica', the following disease information may be relevant to the symptoms: Sciatica (disease information). However, numerous other possible causes of the symptom may be possible.

Sciatica (medical condition): Sciatica is a set of symptoms including pain that may be caused by general compression and/or irritation of one of five nerve roots that give rise to the sciatic nerve, or by compression or irritation of the sciatic nerve itself.

Sciatica: Sciatica is a painful condition caused by pressure on the sciatic nerve, the main nerve that branches off the spinal cord and continues down into the thighs, legs, ankles, and feet. Sciatica is characterized by pain in the buttocks and can be caused by a number of factors. Exertion, obesity, and poor posture can all cause pressure on the sciatic nerve. One common cause of sciatica is a herniated disc (see Spine Basics in the Appendix). (Source: excerpt from Pain -- Hope Through Research: NINDS)

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