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Old 01-07-2009, 02:23 AM   #1
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Crohns Back Pain

I have had crohns disease for about 3 years. My new symptom I've had for about 9 months is horrible back pain...the pain is relieved somewhat when I have a bm. I had a CAT scan and colonoscopy...my 3rd...with no answers. Anyone have this?

 
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Old 06-14-2011, 07:53 PM   #2
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Re: Crohns Back Pain

I dont have crohns but have alot of the symptoms and on recent colonoscopy i have inflamation of the ilium and i have chronic lower back pain constantly.

 
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Old 06-15-2011, 01:20 AM   #3
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Re: Crohns Back Pain

doyle..are you on any medications for CD?

I have UC, and when I'm flaring, my lower back and radiating from my butt is a problem. I do, however, have back issues anyway, but flaring is a different aching pain.

I would suggest you ask your doctor to send you to a rheumatologist. He/she will take blood tests for markers, etc to see if your pain is directly related to autoimmune.

Some medications such as imuran or 6MP can cause back pain.

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