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Hi I have sciatica.Pain is awful from my buttock to my ankle

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Hi I have sciatica.Pain is awful from my buttock to my ankle in the left leg.I have had mri lumber scan and nurologist says no pinched nerve there.I am currently taking 150mg of Lyrica one at night and one in morning.I also take two 75mg difine per day and 2 paracetamol every 4 hours but am getting no relief from pain.If my nerve is not trapped in the lumbar area where else could this be happening and suggestions for pain relief or other areas that could be explored for cause of pain.Thanks in anticipation.Kevin

Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Neurology