have always had a bit of a back problem but nothing serious, never went to a doctor for it. For the past 2 montbs though i have had a constant back ache getting worse trwards night then being better in the morning. This past week though the pain has been bad enough i cant lift most things, and last night when sitting down my back made a strange ripping noise and i have been almost bed ridden since, cant even take a bath as i cant lie down in it, havent slept since. has spread to lower left thigh....should i go to the er? please helpView Thread
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