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By Tamer M. Fouad, M.D. - April 03, 2010
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Topic: Sciatica - by Tamer M. Fouad, M.D.
Sciatica is a pain in the leg due to irritation of the sciatic nerve. The pain generally goes from the front of the thigh to the back of the calf, and may also extend upward to the hip and down to the foot. In addition to pain, there may be numbness and difficulty moving or controlling the leg.
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