Please help me with my sciatica symptoms

Patient : I have EDS Hypermobility and I am struggling with Sciatica symptoms, I can't take any NSAIDS as I am allergic and I am tolerant to painkillers up to tramadol. I have had this pain for over a week, I can barely walk as the pain radiates down one side of my back down into my leg. My leg is what is bothering me the most as it is more painful than my back. Do you have any suggestions for home care? I can't get to see a GP until a week into the New Year. Thank you.
Symptoms:  Pain radiating down back into leg, trouble getting up and walking, constant pain down right side, loss of mobility, loss of bowel control,
Doctor :   This question is currently in queue and will be answered shortly by one of our doctors. In the meantime you may browse our library of answered questions by clicking here.

Related Q&A

Q: Is upper back pain normal with strept throat ?

Q: I have had a two level Spinal Fusion but the surgery has not worked or helped with my pain levels which have increase...

Q: Chronic lower back pain a right shoulder stuffiness

Q: I had an MRI for some back problems but it came back with this: "Small 1.3 cm lesion in the prepontine cistern, ...

Q: Recent MRI was given to me without results. I have to wait until later in the week to get them.

 
DOCTOR ADVISORY BOARD
218

Dr. James Obaji M.D.

  • 247 Reviews
  • Family Physician
173

Dr. Suneel Sharman M.D.

  • 190 Reviews
  • Family Physician
138

Dr. Pat Golden M.D.

  • 169 Reviews
  • Cardiologist
98

Dr. Kunaal Jindal M.D.

  • 112 Reviews
  • Plastic Surgeon

CNN
BBC
MSNBC
CBS
abcNews
FoxNews