457721 tn?1256640798

Lower Back Pain

Hello.  I am a 23 year old with SEVERE, chronic back pain.  About 5 years ago I was involved in a car accident that I never should have walked away from.  As a result, I have a slipped disc in my lower back.  On top of all this I have minor scoliosis.  

For about the past two months I have had the most horrible lower back pain that I have had since my car accident.  I have been unable to bend over and have had to squat at the knees just to pick my daughter up.  This morning I was bending over to pick up a pile of laundry and I felt (and heard) a LARGE pop in my lower back.  About 5 minutes later my back became very swollen and I am finding it painful just to walk now.  I am on Flexeril and Naprosyn, but they don't seem to be even touching the pain.  I am also extremely nauseas...and for the past 3-4 days I have also had abdominal pain.  

I am going to the doctor later on this afternoon....but I am sort of worried.  I have tried physical therapy, chiropractics, etc....nothing seems to be working.

Any ideas?
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457721 tn?1256640798
I do not really suffer from pain in my legs...although my left hand and foot tend to tingle ALOT.  I went to the doc today and was given a Toradol shot, Flector patches and told if it doesn't get better in the next week or so....then I will have to have an MRI/CT Scan.  I hope that its nothing serious.  
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454186 tn?1388974968
You didn't mention whether you suffer leg pain or not.
It seem that you possibly suffer from pinched nerves due to slipped disc.
you should consult your doctor asap.
Take care!
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