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Ruptured Disc and frequent urination

I have an L4-L5 ruptured disc, today I woke up in horrible pain. The pain medication isn't even working. All day I have had to use the bathroom about every half an hour. It almost seems like I can't completely empty my bladder.

Has anyone had this type of experience? I'm not sure if I need to contact my doctor or not.

Thanks for any advice.

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tracy0812

Asked by tracy0812 at 1:48 PM on Apr. 11, 2011 in Health

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Answers (5)
  • Id call the Dr a ruptured disc has nothing to do with your urinary system. That sounds like a UTI or bladder infection to me.
    vbruno

    Answer by vbruno at 1:51 PM on Apr. 11, 2011

  • i would see a chiropractor.View Image

    happy2bmom25

    Answer by happy2bmom25 at 2:32 PM on Apr. 11, 2011

  • i love that chart, sorry it takes up sooo much space, but just check out the l4 and l5 information.
    happy2bmom25

    Answer by happy2bmom25 at 2:34 PM on Apr. 11, 2011

  • I know nothing... but I would run it by my dr if I were you!
    Aqua_Jen

    Answer by Aqua_Jen at 8:37 PM on Apr. 11, 2011

  • Yes you need to get to teh dr asap.
    KTMOM

    Answer by KTMOM at 10:07 AM on Apr. 12, 2011

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