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A 32-year-old female asked:

Husbands left side of lower back hurts when he walks, when laying down flexing right leg sends a sharp pain. some swelling, herniated disk?

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Dr. Bahman Omrani
Pain Management 17 years experience
Cross SLR : This could be a sign of a lumbar spine intervertebral disc herniation or something else. See your doctor for further evaluation and examination. The history and exam may be able to diagnose a disc herniation. An MRI is often needed to confirm the diagnosis and to help guide treatment options.

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Last updated Jun 10, 2014

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