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A 28-year-old female asked:

Urgent care or er? i leaned over to get my daughter out of her crib and something in my back made a snapping, popping noise, accompanied by severe, immediate pain. i have pain in both hips and going down my left leg, and the muscles in my lower back have

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Dr. William Gluckman
Emergency Medicine 27 years experience
An : An urgent care center is a great place for you to go. Most urgent cares like http://fasteruc.Com can handle evaluating this type of injury and perform x-rays if needed. They can also refer you out for an MRI if needed and copays are typically much less than that of an emergency room...As are the wait times!
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Dr. Richard Pollard
Anesthesiology 31 years experience
Start at Urgent Care: I would suggest going to urgent care first. They can help guide you to the correct treatment location for you.
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Last updated Oct 3, 2016

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