• Debra Debra
    May 26, 2011
    Can sciatica cause your leg to swell also a feeling of pressure in foot and ankle.
    Debra Debra
    May 26, 2011

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  • Cort
    Health Guide
    May 26, 2011
    Cort
    Health Guide
    May 26, 2011

    Swelling is not a common symptom of sciatica. Common sciatica symptoms include

    feeling numbness or tingly sensations, pain, weakness, trouble moving your leg or controlling its movements. Sometimes coughing or straining  or stooping or sitting in one position will accentuate sciatica.

     

    For more information on sciatica  - http://www.healthcentral.com/chronic-pain/h/sciatica.html

     

    Swelling may be caused by many things including some kidney or liver problems or from an obstructed vein or other things. Sometimes there is no clear reason for leg swelling but it's a symptom you should definitely get checked out. Be sure to consult with your physician on this. Good luck!

    • Debra
      June 10, 2011
      Debra
      June 10, 2011

      Hi thanks for replying. I have all of the above symptoms waiting on doc's letter to go have an MRI and a spinal block. The swelling in my leg has gone now, I did mention it to doc but he didnt really have much to say. Hopefully MRI will tell me whats wrong.

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