nausea and back pain

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Date Joined Jun 2008
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   Posted 7/16/2008 1:07 PM (GMT -6)   
I have been nauseas and have had back pain for about a month now.  I saw my GI two weeks ago and told her about it. We did tests but everything came back normal.  Its getting to the point were I dont want to go out anymore and I am having a harder time trying to make myself eat anything.  Pain killers arent really working. My bowels are beging to change and I have had a lot of mucous lately and a little blood a few times.  The last part is not normal for me.  I was wondering should I call my GI again, or should I just wait and see and hope everything will work out?

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   Posted 7/16/2008 1:10 PM (GMT -6)   
I would contact your GI again. Are you taking anything for the nausea? I use Zofran 8 mg every morning and Phenergan 25 mg every night. Both are good for the nausea, the Zofran doesn't cause drowsiness.

Before my resections, nausea usually was a sign that I had some narrowing going on in my intestinal tract. Definetly don't let this wait. You don't want things getting out of control.
Been living with Crohn's Disease for 32 years.  Currently on Asacol, Prilosec 60 mg, Estrace, Prinivil, Diltiazem, Percoset prn for pain and Calcium.  Resections in 2002 and 2005.  Recently diagnosed with Fibromyalgia and doing tests to see if I have Inflammatory Arthritis or AS.

Cookie's Wife
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Date Joined Aug 2005
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   Posted 7/16/2008 8:59 PM (GMT -6)   
I have constant back pain and I was told it was due to my Crohn's. I notice that the back pain intensifies and I get nausea when I'm starting to flare. My "normal" symptoms of Crohn's is passing of blood and mucous so I can't help you there. I would get a hold of your GI if your symptoms aren't normal. Best of luck!


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Date Joined Jan 2006
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   Posted 7/16/2008 9:11 PM (GMT -6)   
I have had back pain for 1 week and half.  I saw a regular internist who indicated that my back pain is due to muscle strain.   It is getting better.  But today I am having a little diarrhea (a kind of flare). 

Diagnosed with CD in 1994;

Have being treated with Chinese herbal medicines for over 10 years.

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