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Lower back pain with tingling. Difficulty in erection. Are these related or due to a pinched nerve?

I have been experiencing very bad lower bavk pain and tingling indown my right lwg for thw past 4experiences weeks. During this time period I have had a difficult time gaining an erection . I am 30the and in failry good health and fairly active. Could the lack of erection be caused by back injury or even a pinched nerve?
Asked On : Wed, 28 Nov 2012
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Hi thanks for your question
You’re experiencing low back pain along with tingling sensation radiating along your right leg and lack of erection.
These symptoms are suggestive of prolapsed intervertbral disc.
The prolapsed disc can press on genital nerves leading to importance.( lack of erection)
Consultation with a physician is encouraged to know wether you prolapsed disc or not
You may need MRI spine to establish cause of your back pain and treatment accordingly.
Hope this answers your question.
Answered: Wed, 28 Nov 2012
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