You have completed an online digital triage. The answers you have given indicate you need to attend A&E immediately to be screened for Cauda Equina Syndrome (CES).
CES is a rare but serious condition that may be associated with back pain, and which does require emergency medical attention.
When you attend A&E, you need to make them aware of the symptoms you have been getting.
Symptoms of CES can include:
It is important you act immediately if you have one or more of these symptoms. Delaying a medical assessment could seriously impact your long-term health.
Please take this information to A&E with you.
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