Hi. We can certainly continue after this but this sounds like a herniated disk--a haematoma would be very unusual here. You need the contrast MRI to better define this but at this point I think you need surgical intervention considering your symptoms. I don't think this should wait until August or September since things could get a lot worse before then
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I am considering A&E because I can not cope with tbe pain. Do you feel this is reasonable under the circumstances?.
Yes it is. At the least they can give you more effective pain medications and evaluate how much the problem has advanced at this point Carolyn
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