Have swelling at the base of my spine that i

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Q: Have swelling at the base of my spine that i noticed last night, doesn't hurt to touch, however my lower back has had a noticeable dull ache for the last few days. There is no change in the swelling. i've had no recent injury to the area, but did fracture my sacrum in march of 2014. should i be worried about this? is it urgent enough for the er/urgent care or is waiting to be seen okay?

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