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Can frequent soft diarrhea and upper stomach pain be indications Crohn's disease?

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my sister was just diagnose with chrones XXXXXXX have symptoms frequents soft and diahhrea daily exreme right upper stomach pain that keeps me awake most everything i eat brings on pain chills over counter meds no use antimflamatory no help tried antispamatics no help body aches very tired only relief is to lay down with a pillow sometimes helps pain goes to back headaches no intrest in eating but when i do it is very little like half cups- 1-2 oz meat half toast these are most of what i can relate at this time mother had pancreatis aunts had colon ca brain tumors can you help i dont have much more info my sister is 55 unaware of other problems
Posted Sun, 19 Jan 2014 in Crohn's Disease
Answered by Dr. Praveen 2 hours later
Brief Answer: Hi.Crohn's can be a possibility Detailed Answer: Hello.Welcome and thanks for writing on XXXXXXX I have thoroughly read your query and deeply understand your concern. Since the above symptoms are a mix of upper and lower gastrointestinal symptoms nothing can be said definitively. Crohn's can be a possibility since it runs in families. I strongly suggest you to go for a through gastrointestinal work up9scan/endoscopy etc).Meet a gastroenterologist. Donot panic.You will get well soon. Hope this helps. Keep us posted. Thanks.
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