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I have been having severe pain in my lower back,

I have been having severe pain in my lower back, particularly on the left side. It feels like severe muscle spasms that go across my lower back and down my legs. This has been going on for nearly six weeks. Sometimes the spasms are so severe they almost cause my legs to collapse. I am 67 and enjoy generally good health.
Mon, 22 Oct 2018
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