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Lower back pain after bending. Taking Nurofen, Endone and Valium. History of surgery

Hi 5days ago I bent down to pick something up, as I was getting up I screamed cause of a severely sharp pain in my lower back...cried for hours until I went hospital...they then gave me 2 nurofen tablets, 2 endone tablets, 2 valiums also a shot of muscle relaxer? Then got told 2 get up and pain was so severe I could still through all.the meds I took...I told them my pain was 10/10 when asked to rate it...told them where it hurt, also told them that i had this extremely sore pain in my right thigh...ft like a tingly, numb BURNING sensation...anyways..cos i don t like ppl seeing mey, I walked out and went home...cried though out the night taking edone and penadene fort...pain in my back eased a little but the pain in my thigh has gotten worse more-so it has spread thoughout both legs...only part legs that don t hurt are my feet ...tried to tell them that I also have what seems 2 feel like knife in my right back rib cage...went 2 see my GP today and got sent 2 take a x-ray my pain is back, severe pain in my whole body, going to the bathroom a lot...pain is soooooo bad I don t want to take anymore pain killers as.I just fall off to sleep for just an hour and wake up screaming....also I forgot to mention I had surgey 3days prior to my episode. So it was surgery on the 2nd August and back injury on the 5th of August it the 9th of August...plz help...I m so tired and so scared of this pain....
Asked On : Sun, 12 Aug 2012
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the remedy for now, till you're x rayed, is bsolute bed rest, and pain relievers.had you been taken in in ER, nursing care could be more helpful, but whatever system permits, you have to bank on your GP till then.since have so severe pain,your GP may give injectibles for longer pain relief
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