It's not uncommon to have this kind of discomfort due to narrowing of the intestines by inflammation or scarring, for example. That's one reason many crohnies lose weight--because it hurts too much to eat. Smaller frequent meals can help with this sometimes.
48 yr. old. Ileocolitis. CD since early teens, misdx'd until age 36. Hemicolectomy-left side in 2001. Disease returned in 2003. Arthritis, episcleritis, chronic pain due to surgeries (nerve damage, adhesions) and disease. Recently dx'd scoliosis. History of endometriosis.
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