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A 36-year-old female asked:

I have ibs and crohn's disease. today i'm experiencing sharp pains in my left upper abdomen, under ribs on left side and my back. related to crohns?

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Dr. David Mcadams
Internal Medicine 23 years experience
Could be: Unfortunately it can be hard to tell as many things can cause those symptoms. Have you had a crohn's flair in the past? If so, does it feel similar. I would watch for red flags (prolonged or worse pain, blood in the stool, fevers, chills, etc). If so I would get seen immediately.

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Last updated May 31, 2014

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