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I have several herniated discs in my lumbar, one is

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I have several herniated discs in my lumbar, one is completely damaged in the l4 l5 and lately I have been having severe lower back pain followed by and ice cold feeling that comes over. It actually feels like someone is has placed an ice pack on my back.
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Customer: I have pain that radiates in the buttocks area and into my hips and legs on both sides
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Neurology
Expert:  Dr. David replied 1 year ago.

This is Dr. David

most likely the herniated disk is pressing on nerves causing severe nerve pain radiating down into your buttocks and hips

you need to see a pain management doctor

and see if a steroid epidural injection at that level of herniated disk can help decrease swelling and help the disk go back into position.

have you ever had a steroid injection into your back before?