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I had a large tattoo on my chest that was bloody and painful days later i got sick my pancreas. Was inflamed stool black and a yeast infection, why?

I had a large tattoo on my chest that was bloody and painful days later i got sick my pancreas. Was inflamed stool black and a yeast infection, why?

See below: You have several different processes occuring all at once and it is difficult to give you an answer without knowing more detail. I am assuming the tattoo got infected from you are describing, you may have had a GI bleed as well. Consider meeting and discussing what all has happened with your doctor who know you best. ...Read more

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Pancreas (Definition)

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

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What other tests can be done for tenderness to right side of stomach had scan for g/bladder, liver, kidneys, pancrease and blood tests?

What other tests can be done for tenderness to right side of stomach had scan for g/bladder, liver, kidneys, pancrease and blood tests?

Hida scan: The normal tests for abdominal pain in the right upper abdomen can include a sonogram and a ct scan. A hida scan with an ejection fraction will evaluate the function of the gallbladder. I will refer patients to a gastroenterologist, as well, for evaluation of the stomach for ulcer disease, gastric reflux and other stomach problems. ...Read more

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Managing Neck Pain (Checklist)

Use pain medication as directed
Daily
Avoid fast movements
Once
See your doctor if your neck pain hasn't improved in 1 week
Weekly
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2011 had vp shunt placed. Had sterile peritonitis. Now have enlarged head of pancrease. Elarged right side of liver 17.5 cm. Multiple lymph nodes seen?

2011 had vp shunt placed. Had sterile peritonitis. Now have enlarged head of pancrease. Elarged right side of liver 17.5 cm. Multiple lymph nodes seen?

May not be due to : Vp shunt , most likely done to relive intracranial pressure , current condition needs careful evaluation , including biopsy speak to your doctor (s) will give you the plan of care. ...Read more

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Are there any artificial pancreases?

Are there any artificial pancreases?

No: However, transplant of small cellular components of the pancreas which make the insulin, called islets, are done in a few experimental centers around the country. In addition, some patients can do well with an external artificial Insulin pump which delivers Insulin over a two day period and has to be adjusted less frequently than given Insulin shots. ...Read more

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Managing Neck Pain (Checklist)

Stretch and exercise
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Use NSAIDs and pain medications for relief
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Get an X-ray/MRI in 4 weeks if not better
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See a spine specialist if not better after 6 weeks
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Is it acceptable for someone with hepatitis b & t2dm to donate a kidney? When do we have artificial pancreases & kidneys?

Is it acceptable for someone with hepatitis b & t2dm to donate a kidney? When do we have artificial pancreases & kidneys?

No: Hepatitis b will be transmitted to the recipient . The liver and kidneys are too complex to reproduce artificially. ...Read more

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Us scan showed slightly coarse echotexture pancrease blood test fine dr want MRI what to expect to find? No pain 2 month ago slight discomfort

Us scan showed slightly coarse echotexture pancrease blood test fine dr want MRI what to expect to find? No pain 2 month ago slight discomfort

Coarsening?: I am not aware of pancreatic echotexture "coarsening" on ultrasound. However, if there is a concern about the pancreas an MRI should adequately depict anatomy (absence of masses, etc) and pancreatic duct architecture. ...Read more

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Managing Neck Pain (Checklist)

Use a good lumbar support for proper sitting posture
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Always focus on your posture
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Try deep tissue massage
60 Min, Every other week, forever
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I have pain, in under heart area, after eating, i think it is pancrease. Why it could be? And how can I diagnose this symptom?

I have pain, in under heart area, after eating, i think it is pancrease. Why it could be? And how can I diagnose this symptom?

GERD: This can be gastritis , gerd or other GI issues like pancreatitis. I recommend seeing your pcp or GI doctor to begin work up and get you proper medications. ...Read more

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