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Is belching and floating stools symptoms of pancreatic cancer

A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
40 years experience Holistic Medicine
Highly unlikely: You are correct that floating stool can be a sign of pancreatic cancer but I would estimate that at least 99% of those with floating stool do not have ... Read More
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Cancer phobia: Of course. It's human to be concerned about cancer because it is deadly if it cannot be treated, and there's so much misinformation. The "floating sto ... Read More
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
37 years experience Family Medicine
See below: Typically, untreated pancreatic cancer is rapidly progressive.
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Yes: It would be obvious to anyone. "floating stools" are almost always from gas bubbles. They suggest gum-chewing or talking a lot rather than cancer. Whe ... Read More
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Floaters are fine: The usual reason for a bowel movement floating is extra trapped gas; this varies with diet, gum-chewing, roughage, how much you talked & swallowed you ... Read More
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joseph Gemmete
28 years experience Interventional Radiology
No worries: Yes, you can relax, odds are low you have pancreatic cancer. Only other test the docs could perform is endoscopic ultrasound.
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jordan Rush
13 years experience Gastroenterology
No: Does not sound like you should be concerned based on what you are saying. The ct scan often shows something in the pancreas if there is a concern.
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Valente
34 years experience General Surgery
Yes, usually: Your symptoms are frequently seen upper GI problems in people with or without cancer. Yes, untreated pancreas cancer usually progresses to cause even ... Read More
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
45 years experience General Surgery
If your CT scan: Is normal, and if you are age 34, chances of developing pancreatic cancer is very small. And chances of it progressing rapidly in one year are even l ... Read More

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