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I started getting lower back pain on my right side and now my right leg is numb should I go to the e.R?

Low Back Pain. If the pain is acute and severe, then you should go to the er. Otherwise, you should see your primary care physician for further evaluation and treatment. Read more...
Yes seek attention. Could be a herniated disc. See your medical doctor, get examined. May need an mri. Read more...

I'm having lower back pain but its radiating down into my right hip and have right leg numbness on my right upper outside leg. Whats my health answer?

Common. This is a very common pattern. There are a few possibilities for this pain. I would recommend that you see a physiatrist (specialist in rehab medicine) and they can evaluate you and suggest appropriate treatment. Read more...
Orthopedic evaluatio. Of lumbar spine for possible disc disease. Read more...

Veins in my l4&l5 pinched my spinal cord in pregn. Right leg is still numb 2yrs later. Lower back pain, feels like crushing&grinding. Long term affects?

Need to evaluate. This should not have persisted so long. Your description is consistent with nerve compression in your lower back causing a lumbosacral radiculopathy. Whether this is due to aberrant blood vessels or a disc herniation needs to be discovered. An MRI and an EMG should help. See your doctor and get this answered and treated. Read more...
Nerves not vein. You are probably saying your L4 and L5 nerve roots are pinched at the spinal cord level. The main concern will be irreversible damage. Since you have been having this for 2 years now may i suggest you see a neurologist to evaluate and if appropriate if there significant concerns such as potential neurologic compromise see a spine surgeon. Read more...

I've had lower back pain for about a week now. It does go down my right leg but I'm feeling a bit nauseous. Could it be a kidney infeciton?

Less likely. Lower back pain that radiates down one leg is due to compression of the sciatic nerve by a herniated or bulging disc or arthritic changes in the spine. The pain is usually located in the low back well below the level of the umbilicus. Kidney pain from infection is located in the back at or above the level of the umbilicus(belly button). Kidney infection will be accompanied by a fever. Read more...