Gastro-intestinal back pain

Patient

Q: I have had lower back pain what is this?

Symptoms:  Sore throat, lower back pain, green fecal matter
Doctor

A:   Thank you for your question. There could be a number of causes of your lower back pain. We require a more detailed description of the onset, location, and associated symptoms of this pain to provide you with a more specific possible cause of your pain. Based on the brief synopsis of symptoms you provided it is possible that your lower back pain could be due to muscle strains in your lumbar area. Please follow up with your doctor for a thorough examination to determine the cause of this pain, so treatment can be directed accordingly. Feel free to write us gain with a more detailed outline of your illness, we will try to respond as fast as possible.

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