pgad,pudendal nerve issues and sciatica

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pgad,pudendal nerve issues and sciatica

Postby shanny63 » Sun Jul 06, 2014 6:00 am

hi everyone, since march this year i have had pgad,pudedanl nerve pain and now i have severe sciatica that goes from my butt cheek all the way down my leg into my foot where it starts burning...the sciatica started after i had the pudendal nerve latency test which was positive for pudendal neuropathies worse on the right than the left...has anyone else ever had this happen?? its driving me insane...have another month till i see a pain specialist..im on lyrica and endep so at least I'm sleeping at night but travelling anywhere is hell...shannon
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Re: pgad,pudendal nerve issues and sciatica

Postby Violet M » Sun Jul 13, 2014 3:42 am

Shannon, I've never heard of a PNMLT causing sciatica. Was the test painful at the time? If it caused a pain flare-up maybe it caused your piriformis to go into spasm. With me, over time, more and more muscles went into spasm and I developed piriformis spasm that caused sciatica-type symptoms.

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PNE since 2002. Started from weightlifting. PNE surgery from Dr. Bautrant, Oct 2004. Pain now is usually a 0 and I can sit for hours on certain chairs. No longer take medication for PNE. Can work full time and do "The Firm" exercise program. 99% cured from PGAD. PNE surgery was right for me but it might not be for you. Do your research.
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