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Severe lower back pain on both sides of spine, please help

My father has had severe lower back pain on both sides of spine, then started with tingling in feet and lower leg. Very rapidly he has deteriorated to the extent that his legs are numb and he is virtually unable to walk, he drags his left leg and lurches from furniture to furniture to 'walk' to the toilet, he is virtually bedriden.
Asked On : Sat, 2 Oct 2010
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HI Erica,

Your dad be having degenerative changes in vertibral bone with disc prolapse leading to compression of nerve root causing pain and numbness and weakness. He require urgent decompression, consult neuro surgeon.

Take care
Answered: Mon, 29 Aug 2011
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