I have pain up and down my spine when i sleep and sit down. I had a relative check my back and a small patch of skin has a flat discoloration to the left of my lower back, which is also painful. I visited the my doctor, who ordered blood tests, a L-spine X-ray, and urinalysis. When the doctor examined me she said that she felt a pulled muscle at the site of the discoloration, but had no explanation for the discoloration or the pain along my spine.
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