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What causes lump in the lower back with pain radiating to the knee?

I have a knot near my spine in my lower back, it hurts to lay on my right side and hurts when I sit up. I also get a sharp pain that shoots down my right leg and my right hip and knee ache. I have tried taking naproxen and it hasn t help. Should I go see my doctor?
Mon, 11 Apr 2016
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Hello dear Greetings
Regarding your a lump at your lower back with associated pain down your legs I am suggesting possible clinical conditions:

Tuberculosis of the spine
Disc prolapse
Lumber spondylitis
Spondylolisthesis

In view of this please see an orthopaedic surgeon in addition please do the following test
Lumber x-ray
MRI
mantoux test

Meanwhile please take tablet cerebrex tablet Athrotec tablet neurobion apply topical neurogesic cream
I hope this helps Regards
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