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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Sneid
41 years experience Endocrinology
No it is not: but in all honesty, I don't really understand your question. Talk w/your doctor,
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Dr. Stephen Southard
15 years experience Internal Medicine
Need more info: There are many causes of an elevated lipase that don't related to the pancreas. One thing that would be helpful is an understanding what your amylase ... Read More
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Dr. Myron Arlen
64 years experience Surgical Oncology
Not from lymphoma: Elevated lipase should not be equated with pancreatitis if amylase is normal. When lipase is significantly elevated but amylase is normal. elevation ... Read More

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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dean Giannone
25 years experience Internal Medicine
Belching. : Excessive belching would not be a typical symptom of pancreatic disease. GERD, yes.
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alan Levine
34 years experience Pediatrics
Not great: The fact that you are 33 and have only had sinusitis--which many non-CF people experience--and no other lung or pancreatic signs or symptoms suggestiv ... Read More
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Dr. Paul Garrett
40 years experience Radiology
CF DX: There are only about 18 cases of "Late diagnosis CF" in Canada each year : http://www.cysticfibrosis.ca/about-cf/living-with-cystic-fibrosis/adults/la ... Read More
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A 61-year-old male asked:
Dr. Prashant Sinha
19 years experience General Surgery
Depends on Surgeon: The Whipple procedure can be compared in intensity to recovering from open abdominal surgery such as colon, but it is more intensive than just colon s ... Read More
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Gland: Pancreas is a gland in the abdomen, associated with the first part of small intestine. It has two parts, one makes digestive enzymes and the other ma ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Woods
28 years experience Pathology
Glucose+digestion.: The islets of langerhans in the pancreas contain its endocrine cells that produce hormones that help control blood glucose levels: Alpha cells - gluca ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
Enlarged means big: A swollen pancreas. I am not sure why this is a question. Inflamed or swollen pancreas is a medical emergency. Why the question?
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Glenn Messina
35 years experience Aesthetic Medicine
Yes very hard: There have been pancreas transplants but the surgery is difficult and tedious. The easiest thing is insulin replacement using either a pump or simple ... Read More
A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elizabeth Finley-Belgrad
34 years experience Child Psychiatry
Upper abd: upper abd toward the back https://www.google.com/search?sxsrf=ALeKk03WkKdKzvEeqq078g7L4uSHEN8jog:1582826541459&q=pancreas&tbm=isch&chips=q ... Read More
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