Gastroenterology Community
Crohns & Chest Pains
About This Community:

This forum is for questions regarding Gastroenterology issues such as Acid Reflux (GERD), Barretts Esophagus, Colitis, Colon/Bowel Disorders, Crohn's Disease, Diverticulitis/ Diverticulosis, Digestive Disorders and Stomach Pain.

Font Size:
A
A
A
Background:
Blank
Blank
Blank
Blank Blank

Crohns & Chest Pains

I am a 36 year old male, who was diagnosed with Crohns about 3 years ago.  I have it under control through medication, however, I've recently started having chest pains, well, aches under my ribs on the right hand side.

It seems to be aggravated when eating certain foods, usually fatty. I try to keep a low fat diet, but obviously some foods are worse than others.

I've had an ultrasound today which was done on the suspicion of gall stones, but nothing has shown up.

Can you advise?
Related Discussions
Avatar_f_tn

hi,

Complications of Crohn’s disease include arthritis, skin problems, inflammation in the eyes or mouth, kidney stones, gallstones, or other diseases of the liver and biliary system.

Some of these problems resolve during treatment for disease in the digestive system, but some must be treated separately.

Chest pain could be due to gastritis or reflux due to drugs but any other cardiovascular problem should be ruled .

Pl consult your physician as early as possible.
Blank
Post a Comment
To
Blank
Weight Tracker
Weight Tracker
Start Tracking Now
Gastroenterology Community Resources
RSS Expert Activity
233488_tn?1310696703
Blank
Marathon Running Done Over Many Yea...
May 21 by John C Hagan III, MD, FACS, FAAOBlank
233488_tn?1310696703
Blank
New Article on Multifocal IOL vs &q...
May 21 by John C Hagan III, MD, FACS, FAAOBlank
748543_tn?1371753642
Blank
TMJ/TMJ The Connection Between Teet...
Jan 27 by Hamidreza Nassery , DMD, FICOI, FAGDBlank
Top Digestive Answerers
Avatar_n_tn
Blank
cnoevl21
Avatar_m_tn
Blank
fntn
329165_tn?1412685860
Blank
Smiley2000
Australia
Avatar_m_tn
Blank
me_just34
Avatar_m_tn
Blank
Tatin109
1530171_tn?1418143903
Blank
TheLightSeeker
London, ON