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What is the pressure in my back with crohns disease?

well i was at 2 dif er last weekend one fri one sat. i had a lot of pain an pressure right side rib area mid right to hip along hip into back. first er said blood work was fine and chest x ray fone. i call bs. next day very bad pain went to dif er. they rewuested first er labs but took 7 hours to get also did urine. 2nd hospital said pancreotic enzym was 103. scared me still am. oredered ct scan 3 step contrats and of course dye in the vein. scan cam back normal. i also have crohns disease they say thats why they prdered 3 step scan. 7 hours after like i said they got first er labs and my pancreotic enzym had actully been 258 but nothing was wrong. im scared to death i have pancreotic cancer. i been looking up what eahc blood test the second hospital ran mean and my numbers. i still have some pain but this annoyingpressure in my mid side and back is back today and im just on the verge of prefprming my own surgery to see what is in there (not really) i feel if there was something inserted in my side the pressure would go away.
Mon, 27 Jul 2015
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Age related degenerative changes can cause low back pain at this age. Mostly lumbar spondylosis or listhesis or lysis. Better to take one dynamic flexion-extension view of LS spine to rule out any significant problem
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What is the pressure in my back with crohns disease?

Age related degenerative changes can cause low back pain at this age. Mostly lumbar spondylosis or listhesis or lysis. Better to take one dynamic flexion-extension view of LS spine to rule out any significant problem