FEELING REALLY BAD, HURTS TO TAKE DEEP BREATH

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bizzyfingers
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   Posted 5/24/2008 9:18 AM (GMT -7)   
Has anyone had pain from their Crohn's where it hurts to take a deep breath? I have had this off and on for about 2 months but TODAY is the worse it has ever been. What could this be??? Please help.

belleenstein
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   Posted 5/24/2008 9:39 AM (GMT -7)   
Is the pain stationary or does it move around depending upon your position? When you lie down do you feel it in the same place? Where does it hurt?
Belleenstein:

30+ years living with Crohn's.


MMMNAVY
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   Posted 5/24/2008 10:33 AM (GMT -7)   
if it hurts to breathe go to the ER!
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bizzyfingers
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   Posted 5/24/2008 10:40 AM (GMT -7)   
It is down in the lower right side and radiates around my back and also up into my right lung. I have been to the ER twice and they did CT scans BOTH TIMES and said all they could find was that I had a lot of gas. My gall bladder was removed several years ago and they said my appendix looked fine. My potassium was somewhat low though. I am just fed up with this. I have been under quite a lot of stress the past few months. I was just wondering if anyone else had, had this happen to them....

yogaprof
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   Posted 5/24/2008 1:44 PM (GMT -7)   
mine always hurted when I breathed. every stinking breath, 24/7. I wish I had an answer for you. mine stopped when I stopped eating gluten. yp
48 y/o woman.  Diagnosed 4/06 after colonscopy, SBFT, CT-scan all showed crohns. 3 months later, after pred and remicade, all tests showed no crohns. December '06 had adhesions cut through a laparoscopy. Now taking Glycolax, Ultra Fiber Plus, Florastor, and DHEA. Have become gluten-free diet per naturopath's tests.


wanthealth
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   Posted 5/24/2008 3:20 PM (GMT -7)   
buzzifingers,
Perhaps you could try taking something like Gelusil. (It's an anti-gas.) It might help you get rid of some of the gas and you could see if the gas is causing the pain when you breathe. I've had a similar pain on and off and I found that it was caused by gas.
Hope it works for you.
Moodindigo

Dixie
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   Posted 5/24/2008 3:33 PM (GMT -7)   
hhmmmm "stress"
it's been years ago long before the crohns, but I was dx'ed with an "ulcer" that felt like that, was put on at that time a rx of tagamet, long before it was over the counter. the ulcer was stress induced/related...... may of been a pre curser of crohns for all I know. All I do remember it hurt like h*** and the tagament worked, my son a couple of years ago had something like the same thing I think he was give prilosec?......
hope this helps
     Dixie  
 May God Bless and keep you in his care.

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