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Inflammation Around Pancreas
Abdominal organ. It is digestive organ: it secretes enzymes into the small bowel which break down food and help its absorption. It is also an endocrine organ: it produces hormones involved in sugar control and control of digestion. Insulin is one of these hormones. Diabetics either lack Insulin (type 1 diabetes) or have inadequate ...Read more
Endoscopy EUS showed several enlarged lymph nodes between pancreas and liver. Pancreas has inflammation and scar tissue. What could cause lymph nodes?
What could cause a person with inflammation of the gallbladder (cholecystitis) also develop inflammation of the pancreas (pancreatitis)?
Passing a gallstone.: The same thing that causes cholecystitis can cause pancreatitis, gallstones. If the gallstone simply gets stuck at the exit site of the gallbladder, it will can get inflamed. However, if the gallstone passes out of the gallbladder and gets stuck in the connecting tube system, or ducts, then it can back up the pancreas and cause pancreatitis. The bile and pancreatic ducts join together at their end. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Inflammation from your meibomian glands cause eyelid margin thickness. Is thickness from chronic inflammation permanent? Can damaged mg's regenerate?
No unrelated: It is unlikely your liver cyst is not related to gall bladder sludge. ...Read more
Rarely: The nides that are associated with the pancreas are those in proximity to the head where at the time of Whipple one dissection the SMA and SMV removing the nodes and creating a tunnel for transection of the head of the pancreas. There are also nodes under the uncinate process near the SVC and around the celiac axis. It would be rare to find nodes within pancreatic parenchyma ...Read more
Costochondritis: This is the most likely cause of the symptoms you describe. It is inflammation in the cartilage that connects the ribs to the sternum or breast bone. Treatment usually involves anti-inflammatory medications and rest, avoiding strenuous activity until symptoms resolve. Cold packs can help reduce swelling. ...Read more
CT-Prominent appendix ill-defined enhance soft tissue at base of appendix & stranding of adjacent omentum.Colonscpy/gastroscpy-chronic gastritis.Mean?
Symptoms?: These results must be clinically correlated. I can explain what it means but ultimately no diagnoses can be made without a good history and physical. The CT basically- ill defined ... means they see something at the base of the appendix but it does really have definition (does not resemble anything particular), stranding- often represents inflammation, chronic gast.- stomach inflamed but not new. ...Read more
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DX reports that my gallbladder is partially distended without surrounding inflammation or internal calcification. Been having pain in upper abdomen.
Gall bladder: Distension of the gall bladder may be due to improper emptying. See a gastroenterologist for expert advice. ...Read more
MRCP showed sludge in GB w/o stones or inflamattion. I have sternum pain, pain around where the stomach his and into my ribs. how is sludge treated?
Symptoms/ findings: It is not likely that your symptoms are due to sludge, so I would suggest caution in connecting findings with actual symptoms. Xiphoidalgia, for example, is a poorly understood condition that matches your pain description. Would suggest starting with keeping a log for pain exacerbation during the day and meds taken as I see Ibuprofen and Omeprazole among them. Report to your PCP timely. ...Read more
Can complex renal cysts cause inflammation around surrounding tissue? Would that be indicative of cancer?
Enlarged liver, enlarge pancrease, (pancrelipase) swollen nodes on MRI of abdomen, abdominal pain?
Can alcohol injection(s) around the site of a pancreatic tumor reduce nerve ending long term pain signals emanating from the tummy area?
Can biliary reflux from the small intestine into the stomach cause slightly elevated liver enzymes?
No, get checked: Your transaminitis (elevated liver enzymes) indicates, albeit non-specifically, a sick liver. Whether this is transient (related to medication, alcohol ingestion, a passed gallstone, etc.), or is indeed of concern (e.g. Hepatitis of any cause, fatty liver secondary to diabetes, etc.) you deserve evaluation or at least a lab recheck to assess trends or resolution. ...Read more
Pain upper right under ribs, and a knott, fatty liver disease, can gallbladder rupture, all test clear,
Can adult Hirschsprungs that's causing constipation from splexic flexure on down cause pain near spleen and pelvic bone swelling from inflammation?
Can cause pain: Yes it can cause pain in abdomen but will not cause pelvic bone swelling. Just inquisitive why you are asking this question.If you have adult Hirchsprung Disease you should be under care of a physician.Although thickening and massive dilatation of colon occurs in adult Hirchsprung Disease.Only treatment is the surgical removal of the affected part of the colon ...Read more
I have fatty infiltration of the liver substance the pancreas appers unremarkable and the liver gallb;adder and biliary appears normal.?
Many possible causes: "fatty liver" can be seen in many situations such as obesity, alcohol use, diabetes, metabolic syndrome, problems with high triglycerides. However, it can eventually lead to problem called nash and ultimately to cirrhosis of the liver if not treated. Treatment usually involves identifying the reason for the problem and treating accordingly. ...Read more
Inflammation is the body's attempt at self-protection; the aim being to remove harmful stimuli, including damaged cells, irritants, or pathogens - and begin the healing process. Inflammation is part of the complex biological response of vascular tissues to harmful stimuli, such as pathogens, ...Read more
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