A 41-year-old male asked:
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Im 34. Urq disc/occ floating stool for abot a yr.Normal CT scan, bllod &stool test.Worried about pancreatic cancer. But wouldn't symptoms be worse now

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Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience in Family Medicine
See below: Typically, untreated pancreatic cancer is rapidly progressive.
Answered on Apr 12, 2013
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Dr. Arthur Heller
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Probably: Doesn't sound like pancreas cancer. Can't tell here what it is.
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Dr. Jordan Rush
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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.
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Dr. Joseph Gemmete
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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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Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience in 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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