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Any tingling or weakness of the lower limbs? Any accidents? Any problems in urination or passing stools?
When did it start?
Any prolonged work or straining?
Any prior history of similar symptoms?
Any back scans?
scollias 20 degrees off center.
that was discovered 20 years ago.
By the symptoms it looks like IVDP - intervertebral disc prolapse with a pinched nerve .
how do i fix it.
Usually bulging disc can cause such severe pain especially after prolonged work.
The first thing is bed rest which will relax the vertebral column and reduce the disc.
for how long.
A painkiller like motrin or advil will help reduce the inflammation.
That is till you show it to a doctor who can order MRI scan of the back to confirm the diagnosis.
how many should i tae a for how long.
They can be taken twice a day after food.At the maximum thrice with a antacid like omez.
question what if i have a tingle in the lower limb.
You should be worried about weakness , as it indicates neurodeficit and needs immediate medical attention.
there is no weakness, just pain when i try to get up.
or even bending.
That means it is just started.Better to get it corrected as early as possible.
what is neurodeficit.
Bed rest is foremost treatment so as not to aggravate it.
There is deficit in the nerves coming out from the spinal cord due to compression by the bulging disc.
how many days should i rest.
Till there is pain relief or you see your doctor.
I will see a doctor tomorrow.
Doctor can advise bed rest as long as 3 weeks.
Will be glad to answer any doubts you have.
thsi problem is no where close to my prostate?
Prostate can produce symptoms like burning in urine ,high fever and chills etc and not positional.
one more question
the tingleing was in my back not my lower limbs, first.
Tingling can be from the lower back to the lower limbs , depending upon the level of the disc involved.
tanks you were most helpful.
You are welcome