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I leaned over today and felt sudden pain in lower back left

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I leaned over today and felt sudden pain in lower back left side. Now my lower back mostly left is aching. It is painful to get up and down and walk, with some pain coming round my hip to pelvic area. Never done this before and need to recover quickly as I have a busy week ahead.
JA: Have you had any recent injuries? What seems to make the pain better or worse?
Customer: No recent injuries. Took paracetemol and warm bath which havent helped much. Rest and lying still stops pain but it is there as soon as I get up. I have a lot of responsibilities and cant lie down very much.
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: My partner and I are doing IVF but I am between cycles and not pregnant.
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Submitted: 4 months ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  DrThomasMD replied 4 months ago.


Sounds like a slipped disc in the back. you need to go to the doctor.

In the mean time



anti inflammatory medication

do not further injure yourself.

You are justified in going to emergency.

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