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Suggest some tests to determine the exact cause of acute lumbago - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 01-Jan-2014
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User:this is XXXX..
Doctor:Hi XXXX
Doctor:please proceed with your query
User:March 2013 i got a severe muscle spasm in my lower back. i was hospitalized for 5 days. I was not able to move my body every move used to pain a lot. eventually it got better was on bed rest for another 1 week. Don’t know how i got this spasm all i remember is i was in wash room and turned back and by body was stuck. Was given few exercises which I continued for one month. Again the same thing repeated in September 2013 but was cured within two days. This time in mid December – 9th to be precise. I was just standing and got a spasm no movement by body was tilted slightly towards back. This time it lasted for one week again I have resumed back work on 16th Dec. Now a days when it pains in my left leg backside till my thigh. There are particular points where is pains like near last point of spinal cord. Towards left of spinal cord {ending nodes} behind bum region and left leg. Now a days it started right leg knee and my neck. My doc is not suggesting me to go for MRI which is very weird. He has diagnosed me with acute lumbago. I have asked and shown other doctors they say it can be kidney stone or im diabetic. Don’t know what exactly is the cause. Can you suggest some test because of which exact cause can be detected.
Doctor:is this your current query?
Doctor:have you posted a specialist query for the same?
User:but im not sure which doctor to post
User:a spine doctor or an orthopedic
Doctor:A spine doctor would be better
Doctor:we have already posted your query to the specialists
Doctor:either of them will answer to it
Doctor:please wait for it
User:have sent to a spine doc
User:thanks..meanwhile any suggestions
User:for me
Doctor:A specialist opinion would be ideal
Doctor:please wait for it
Doctor:thank you too
Doctor:wish you good health
Doctor:take care
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