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I have a 5 CM mass in duodenum per eus... Have chronic pancreatitis.. Vomiting and pain... What kind of surgery do I need? Is 5 CM big for a mass?
Your surgeon knows: Ask this question to your surgeon who will likely do your surgery. A 5 cm tumor is fairly large but it is not all that uncommon to have most cases of cancer range between 2 to 5 cm. When you meet with your doctor go prepared with a list of questions to ask so that you can get some answers. ...Read more
Pancreatitis: On ct or mri, sometimes they see a mass (a tumor, solid object) in the pancreas. The head of the pancreas is the medial part that is near the bile ducts, duodenum. Pancreatitis is an inflammation of the pancreas (bad abdominal pain, vomiting, etc). Sometimes the inflammation of pancreatitis can heap up and give the appearance of a mass or a cyst. Talk to your doctor about this. ...Read more
What is treatment for repeated vomiting diagnosed with closed duodenum for man 47 years old having diabetes?
Complex issue: Need to find out why a closed duodenum-scarred, ulcer, tumor mass of stomach, duodenum, pancreas, other. Diabetes can slow stomach emptying, but not close duodenum. May need some manner of bypass procedure if truly obstructed. Definitely needs to see doc with some experience in this. ...Read more
There is a lobulated soft tissue mass noted in the para aortic region involving the ports hepatis. The mass is inseparable from the head of the pancreas. This lobulated mass measures approx 10.8 x 8.2 CM axially.. What does this (likely) indicate? Cancer
Possibilities: A lot depends on the age of the patient. If it is a young woman, the most likely cause is called a pseudopapillary tumor. These generally have a good outcome. Other possibilities include pancreatic adenocarcinoma, neuroendocrine tumors, or benign processes like pancreatic rests, duodenal diverticuli, or cysts (pancreatic or biliary). Depending on the appearance, a biopsy is often helpful. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Good luck & welcome: to increasing government control of money, including for treating symptoms & various aspects of human disease & suffering. Physicians are only fellow citizens, attempting to make a living in increasingly difficult world & do not have control of government rules & bureaucrats. I am not in Main, in TX. Consider Dr. Carson's proposal for universal coverage with better outcomes and lower costs. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Calories + protein: The addition of calorie dense foods such as nuts, whole grain pastas, raisins, whole milk, pure fruit juices, butter, avocado, and complex carbohydrates is a healthy way to add more calories to your diet. Lean proteins are also important. Exercising to build muscle mass will increase weight and metabolism, and improve overall mood and health. Good luck! ...Read more
Yes: Weight is an issue in the USA where 35% are way over weight. Exercise is noted for helping lose weght here. The type of food you eat is most important when considering weight. Of course fewer calories means less weight, but sugars and starches can really get you to pack on wieght, but it is fat and not muscle. The insulin that is secreted when sugars are in your system grow the fat cells ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Eat healthy high : calorie foods. Eat 6 meals/day. Work on strength training to build your large muscle groups. Workout w heavier weights w fewer repetitions. Sleep at least 8 to 9 hrs/night. Hydrate well w water. Foods to help w healthy weight gain: almonds, cashews, pecans, sunflower seeds, flax seeds, walnuts, hummus, Avocados, granola, trail mix, dried fruits, extra virgin olive oil, canola oil, protein shakes, ...Read more
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