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Thanks a lot for your input. I am sorry to hear about your problem. I am going to address your primary concern but later you can ask anything you want. Your symptoms are absolutely consistent with nerve compression in your lower back. There is no need to go to the ER right now. Rather you should wait to see your primary care physician as these symptoms have been going on for quite some time. Till then You should use over the counter available tablet Aleve 500 mg twice daily for 5 to 7 days, massage the lower back with Bengay gel twice daily, and apply heating pads to the area twice daily. See your doctor and get X rays and MRI and then you may need physical therapy or surgery but I reassure you that you are going to be alright. I wish you good luck and that you get well soon. My goal is to provide you with excellent service – if you feel you have received anything less, please reply back as I am happy to address follow-up questions. Kindly rate me when you are done. You can come back here to ask anything even after you have rated the answer. I will be glad to help you always. A 5-star rating is requested and will be appreciated. Regards
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