Medical Questions? Ask a Doctor Online!
thanks for using justanswer
i would be pleased to answer your question
I am writing about my mother. She came down with this pain on Saturday and went to the emergency room.
sciatica cannot result in knee swelling
due to change in the posture in sitting and lying down , the nerve compression increases and can result in increase in pain
Is it out of the ordinary to be able to sit bu not lie down?
well it can be seen
it is not out of the ordinary
change in posture causes change in the level of nerve compression
The knee was not swollen before this started but she has had no other injury.
Knee swelling can be related to any joint inflammation
it will need to be examined by the doctor
Can the swelling come from favoring the leg and/or simply from not using the knee? Especially if there is some arthritis in there?
Yes arthritis is one of the most common causes of the knee swelling
it can come from overuse of the knee
I only need to know of the two problems can be related. I really don't have any other questions.
knee swelling and sciatica can be indirectly related
OK Thank you.
Do you accept my thoughts?