I recently was diagnosed with sciatica About 5 days ago

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Q: I recently was diagnosed with sciatica. About 5 days ago I began having right calf pain only. Then as the days went by I noticed it felt like it was radiating from my right butt down to my calf. I went into the er because I've been reading on the internet..bad I know...and discovered leg blood clots. The er doctor said (without even examining me) that it was sciatica...I've been worried..? Does this sound like sciatica?

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