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My husband is 83 and has always been fit and healthy but in

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My husband is 83 and has always been fit and healthy but in the last 3-4 weeks has had what seems like Sciatica.
This last two weeks he seems very distant and keeps forgetting how to use things
Like the telephone or the dishwasher and this morning after 20 years of making me porridge he said he could not remember how to do it.
What do you think I should do
Submitted: 7 days ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Elliot Ruff replied 7 days ago.

Good morning, I am Dr Ruff, thank you for contacting us

Expert:  Elliot Ruff replied 7 days ago.

I am sorry to hear about your husband. If he is in constant pain then this can cause some of the changes you describe, however this is rather unusual.

Is he taking pain relief?

Has he been seen by his GP?