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Lower back, hip pain that worsens on sleeping, no fever. Taken Tylenol, ibuprofen, warm compresses. Serious?

23 year old female, experiencing lower back pain seems to be focused more toward my left side. When standing it hurts, sitting hurts even more and also causes my left hip to hurt. Laying down has become the worse of all pain. This has been going on almost a week lastnight it woke me out of my sleep and haven t been able to get back to sleep. No fever . I have tried tynol, ibprohen, heat and cool. What could Should I go on into the ER?
Fri, 22 Jun 2012
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From your description seems to be lumbar discopathy or acute radicular syndrome, it is possible in the past you have had similar episodes or almost . If pain radiate to left hip then probably sciatic nerve affected, compressed . In this situation you must seek specialist consultation with properly imagistic exam of your lumbar aria and injectable medication of course, PO medication alone will not help. Also additionally after acute stage you need physiotherapy in specialized center twice a year to prevent recurrences.

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