Dont wait 2 find out. Cauda equina syndrome is loss of control of bowel and bladder and numbness where you sit, called 'saddle anesthesia'. It is considered a neurosurgical emergency. Go to the er.
It could based on. It could happen based on the spinal level or levels the compression is occuring due to the strnosis. It has to be a high enough level to affect more of the nerve function other than the sacral roots that cause the actual findings and symptoms of cauda equina syndrome.