What Symptoms Might Occur With Sciatic Leg Pain?

 

Q:
What symptoms might occur with sciatic leg pain?

A:
Sciatica is leg pain resulting from a pinched nerve in the lower back.

Symptoms that may occur with leg pain depend on the underlying disease, disorder or condition.

Leg pain may occur with common symptoms including:

  • Fatigue
  • Fever
  • Joint pain
  • Reduced range of motion of a joint
  • Skin bumps
  • Varicose veins

However, there are serious symptoms that might indicate a life-threatening condition, including:

  • Cold and pale leg
  • Difficulty in breathing
  • High fever (higher than 101 degrees Fahrenheit)
  • Inability to walk or put weight on your leg
  • Pain after walking or mild exertion
  • Pale or bluish skin (cyanosis)
  • Popping sound at time of leg injury
  • Progressive weakness and numbness down the leg with loss of bladder or bowel control
  • Red streaks
  • Red, warm, and swollen legs
  • Sores on your feet and toes that do not heal properly

If you experience any of these symptoms, please get immediate help in an emergency setting.

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