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wingman posted:
while sitting down had a bowel movment and did not feel it coming and could not stop it and have been suffering from buttock hip s and left leg numbness

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dianer01 responded:
wingman,

Loss of bowel or bladder control can be a sign of a serious problem, especially if you have had butt and leg pain along with it.

I am not a medical professional but in my opinion this would warrant a trip to the ER.

Injury to nerves can become permanent and there is no way to tell when the injury becomes permanent.

Please check back in and let us know how you are doing.

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