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Prescribed calcium tablet for back pain. Link between eating slate pencil and pain?

hi i hav a habit of eating slate pencil frm child hood now am 19 years old 1month back i got back pain because of lifting rice bag i went to docter he gave me a calcium tablet and asked me to take x ray it is normal but my pain has not gone is there any link between eating slate pencil and pain.and one more thing before 1 month i hav completed 2 box of slte pencils in 2 weeks
Asked On : Mon, 14 Oct 2013
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Orthopaedic Surgeon, Joint Replacement 's  Response
Jul 2013
Hi, thanks for writing to HCM.

There is no connection or relationship between consumption of slate pencils and pain relief. It may be just coincidental happening.

Hope this information is helpful. Good day
Answered: Thu, 17 Oct 2013
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