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Sharp pain in lower back. All my blood reports are normal

Hi, a little over two weeks ago my lower back suddenly started hurting, no sore muscles, just a sharp pain when doing just about everything in lower back. it feels like a knife stab in middle, lower back, a hand or so above tailbone. it just happened..any thoughts? i m 6 2 , 215lb, VERY muscular , 11% bodyfat, cholesterol, triglycerides, all that stuff is normal. i m not diabetic. just a 19 year old guy wondering why the heck my back is hurting. in the past if something hurts, even severe, a few days and its gone, or dull. any help on this please?
Fri, 22 Apr 2011
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General Surgeon 's  Response
welcome to healthcaremagic
you are having some problem in lower spine
consult orthopaedic surgeon without delay and get checked and investigations done to get proper treatment
take rest and avoidexercises till you get consultation
hope you be all right
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Orthopaedic Surgeon Dr. S S Soni's  Response
Hi,
Seems like it is acute prolaplse of intervertebral disc.
Take comlete bed rest. Analgesics, Muscle-relaxant.& apply lumbosacral belt.
Even if it does not subside within a week, get am MRI done & mail the report at drsssoni@gmail.com to suggest you furher line of treatment.
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