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A 25-year-old male asked:

Hello, recently messed up my back lifting weights. history of sciatica. can't urinate properly.havent had a bowel movement in two week. numbness down left and right leg. left leg worse. can't feel pain. went to er was given prednisone. help!!!!

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Dr. Bernard Seif
Clinical Psychology 40 years experience
Nerve damage?: The nerves controlling urination and dedication may have been damaged by your back injury. You need to see your family doctor who may send you to a specialist for help. Please go ASAP because the back up of waste is toxic. Peace and good health.

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Last updated Aug 5, 2017

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