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Crohn's Disease and Back Pain

I am a 47-year-old female recently diagnosed with Crohn's disease. I do not appear to have a severe case; however, I have noticed more low back pain ? I've had back problems in the past ? along with pain sometimes going down my thigh that moves into my buttocks or pelvic area. Could this be related to the Crohn's?

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