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Cauda equina

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user1473509591 Wed 05-Oct-16 13:44:24

Does anyone have experience with this? Probably worrying over nothing but I was diagnosed with a slipped disk yesterday (manual handling injury) and I was warned about the risks, I have numbness in my leg and my bum and saddle area feels numb and tingly too, but I don't have incontinence (although perhaps a bit more urgent but that could be because I'm slower than usual)

Should I be concerned?

cheesecadet Wed 05-Oct-16 17:10:28

Could be. You need to see a doc asap. It can do permanent damage to your nerves.

FelicityBennett Wed 05-Oct-16 21:04:15

You need to go directly to a and e, hoping you've already gone by now as just seen the time you've posted .

nattygk Wed 05-Oct-16 22:25:38

That is a medical emergency hun go straight to a&e

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