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l5 s1 mild bulge

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  • Posted By: Anonymous
  • February 15, 2008
  • 01:53 PM

what should I do? 1 year ago I was in a snowmobile wreck knocked out dont remeber what happened but when I came to I thought I had really hurt my back but within hours my hip turned black and blue from my belt line to almost my knee went to the doc next morning and he took x-rays of my hip and leg give me vicodin and naproxen within a week I was walking fine again with some leg pain. Then started having some sexual disfunction that I blamed on the vicodin but never got better! Also have have had mild back pain almost constant since and now for a few months developed urination hesitancy with weak flow and pain running down my buttocks into my legs. I'm a 34 year old male and until the urination problem I toughed it out and chalked it off to possibly just getting older!
Any how went to the doc told him the above story he did blood test,urine test and lower back x-ray he gave me a script for darvacet and naproxen went back in got a digital prostate exam and scheduled for MRI a week later. Since then I was told my testosterone level is 259 and went back for a blood test for free testosterone.(don't know the results) The nurse told me the mri showed a small bulge l5 s1 and now I need another urine test to be sure I don't have an infection? I have been on naproxen for three weeks and most of my butt and leg pain is gone my back still hurts but I am not taking anything but the naproxen. still having problems peeing and sexual problems have not improved. Any thoghts would be appreciated!

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