Lower back pain with left testical mild pain. Sometimes left leg goes numb could it be a pinched nerve?

Patient

Q: Lately I have been having this back pain ( 5 days ). It occurs when I basically sit on a chair the pain that is from the lower back to the left testical and sometimes my left leg go numb. A friend of mine said it could be a pinched nerve and now I am not sure what to do.

Shall I go and get myself checked at neurologist?

The pain is hurting less and less everyday but it isnt stopping.

Symptoms:  Pain in the lower back
Right testical pain (mild pain).
Left leg goes numb from time to time.
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