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what does a spot on the pancreas mean

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Dr. Mankanwal Sachdev
22 years experience Gastroenterology
Any number of things: A spot can be a "cyst"-or fluid collection. A tumor such as a lipoma, cancer or neuron doctrine tumor, a focus of inflammation or nothing. You should ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stanley Schwartz
52 years experience Endocrinology
May be nothing BUT..: Must rule out serious cause- tumor see gastroenterologist to review.
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Videh Mahajan
25 years experience Internal Medicine
Pancreatic enzymes: Though the process called assimilation.
A 83-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nela Cordero
54 years experience Pediatrics
HIP ITCHINGS: Can just be a minor irritation or insect bite. Put steroid cream or any anti-pruritic cream like Vicks ?
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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Pancreas: Hard to be sure regarding cancer. Your doctor will explain all that will be evaluated and managed. My 42 year old daughter had breast cancer and is do ... Read More
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Dr. Melissa Young
9 years experience Internal Medicine
Cancer, infection : By "spots" i assume you mean lesions were seen on an imaging study like an ultrasound or ct scan. Cancer is a possibility. Infections can sometimes pr ... Read More
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Dr. LUIS IRIZARRY
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Cancer: Rule out pancreatic cancer (the earlier the diagnosis the better ), infection.
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Stop worrying: If you feel generally well, are maintaining your weight, and can take part successfully in sports, then there's no reason to concern yourself with the ... Read More
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Dr. Herman Hammerstead
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Possible hernia: If it's in the mid-line can be an incarcerated epigastric hernia and needs to be seen by your MD ASAP
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Dr. Raid Saco
Dr. Raid Saco answered
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Can be many things: Hard to pin point the reason, would need to know more about your symptoms. Tenderness of the left side of upper abdomen can come from the surrounding ... Read More
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