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Sep 21, 2015 9:23 PM

I have a real bad problem with siactica not sure what to do for it . It starts in my tailbone on my right side all the way down my leg now it changed to my left side and it's been effecting my left knee. It's very hard for me to walk and it keeps me up all night

Sep 21, 2015 9:56 PM

I think that is my problem also. I looked up on it. Starts leg side down to toes
What do you do. hurts more when sitting or laying down

Sep 21, 2015 10:20 PM

It actually hurts when I lay down and when I walk

Sep 22, 2015 5:27 AM

Maybe also check and see if you have bursitis in your hip. That can affect your hip and nerves in your leg.

Sep 22, 2015 6:19 AM

I have the same thing and take use Salonpas patches the original ones on my back. Even if your back not hurting that bad it's usually the origin of the problem. They have to calm things down. Or a heating pad works too.

Sep 22, 2015 6:31 AM

I have norspan patches. They are ok i guess

Sep 22, 2015 10:34 AM

I have sciatica as well and there are days that I can't sit, stand, lay down or move for any length of time. I hate it. I just recently found out that I have SI Joint distinction with fractures. It is a very painful problem added onto the other ten diseases I've been diagnosed with. I have a special recliner with heat and massage but it doesn't always work. I wish you all the luck in finding a doctor that can correctly diagnose the reason behind your sciatica and that you get some relief from your pain.🌻🙏🏻

Sep 25, 2015 1:38 PM

I've had sciatica on & off since the 90's when I fell on my tailbone. In an acute phase I will ice it, rub pain ointments, or get steroid injx. The cold pack is to shrink any inflammation around the nerves. If your tailbone is hurting without sciatica symptoms you may be better to use heat packs. If you've not seen a doctor you may want to, in case it's severe enough you needed meds stronger than OTC products. Good luck getting it calmed down. 🙏🌼

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