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Lower left back pain, abdominal tightness, hurts to breathe, have herniated discs. Should I go to emergency?

Hi. I am experiencing lower left back pain about the size of a large grapefruit..shot a pain and tightness into my abdomen ...felt burning pain down by spinal column. very uncomfortable right now...pain in left side back almost brought me to my knees. hurts to breathe. i do have herniated discs c5, c6 and lower lumbar bulging discs. should i go to the er or to a doctor? please and thank you
Asked On : Sun, 5 Aug 2012
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This pain is due to the intervertebral disc bulges.
Moreover there is involvement of nerve roots which is producing the shooting pain.
You need to consult your doctor for pain management.
Answered: Wed, 12 Jun 2013
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