Can a small bulge at l5-s1 cause sciatica symptoms?

Answer Your dr. is way off on that one. Bulging discs are caused by pinched back muscles. The pinched muscles pull the vertebrae together with enough force to cause the disc between them to fail in some... Read More »

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Can chewing gum cause stomach bulge?

Bulging/bloating is a fullness or swelling of the stomach often caused by gas. Chewing gum causes an increase in the air that is swallowed. The build-up of air in the stomach can cause it to feel b... Read More »

Can a leg injury cause sciatica?

A leg injury cannot cause sciatica, which is typically a result of an injury to the back or conditions that cause the cushion between the vertebra of the spine to rupture. This causes the disc to p... Read More »

Can sciatica cause feet tingling?

The longest nerve in the body is the sciatic nerve. It runs from the spinal cord down through the legs. Many conditions, such as a herniated disc, can pinch the sciatic nerve, causing pain in the b... Read More »

Does sciatica cause hemorrhoids?

Sciatica is a painful condition in which a nerve root becomes compressed in the lower spine, most often because of a herniated disk. Sciatica does not cause hemorrhoids, a type of varicose vein. Co... Read More »