i have a question...May 2015 I injured my lower back I have 2 herniated discs L5 L4. This instantly started causing sciatica issues (major hip pain, tingling in pinky toe etc.) I have never had any issues with bowels or bladder until March 2016 I ended up in the ER with extreme pain on my right side about 3 finger widths below my rib cage. CT scan was done showed inflamed bowel. Antibiotics have not worked and the severe pain spurts are occasionally. Since March everything has gotten worse. Diarrhea to the point I can't hold it, constipation another day, bladder issues (either can't empty or can't hold it) my question is does all this tie together? Is my lower back injury causing the bowel and bladder issues? If so will surgery on my lower back help relieve this awful pain or is it permanent? Thanks for your help in advance!
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