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What are the symptoms of sciatica?

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Common symptoms of sciatica include:

Sciatica usually affects only one side of your lower body.

  • Lower back pain
  • Pain in your buttock or leg that worsens when you sit
  • Hip pain
  • Burning or tingling down your leg
  • Weakness, numbness, or trouble moving your leg or foot
  • A constant pain in one buttock
  • A shooting pain down your leg that makes it difficult to stand up

From: What Are the Symptoms of Sciatica? WebMD Medical Reference

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Cleveland Clinic.

Mayo Clinic: “Sciatica.”

Reviewed by Tyler Wheeler on March 14, 2019

SOURCE: 

Cleveland Clinic.

Mayo Clinic: “Sciatica.”

Reviewed by Tyler Wheeler on March 14, 2019

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