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Dont drink, no gallstones.Have pain sometimes on left side undr breast to bottom of rib, found a kidney stone, could it be an ulcer or pancreatic to?
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
On pantoprozale for suspected ulcer and 9 wks preg. No relief after 6 days but when I lean forward pain disappears? Ulcer still or pancreas?
Can not tell: When you are pregnant everything changes. It is probably gastritis with some reflux and not an ulcer. You are changing the simple physics of the body when you lean forward and taking away the irritation. It could be your pancreas, but I would place my money on acid reflux. With some pregnancies it just disappears, in others it stays till delivery and gets blamed on the baby's future personalit ...Read more
Clean ab ultrasound 1 mnth ago and since have Up Ab pain Dr suspects ulcer but I want another ultrasound and pancreas checked. How to get them 2 look?
No: Stomach ulcers will not enlarge your pancreas but both can cause pain in center of your abdomen, just below rib cage. Go see your family doc to determine which you have if you're bothered. H pylori is a treatable cause of stomach ulcers. Over-the-counter h2 blockers & ppis (ask your pharmacist) can temporarily help if you have gastritis or heartburn. But go see doc if symptoms persist or bloodypoo. ...Read more
None: Usually these things grow without causing symptoms until they're advanced. If you have symptoms of any sort that you find concerning, get seen. ...Read more
Doctor suspect ulcer but pain is constant and bad. Feels better to lean forward but pancreas enzymes are good and US looks good. Tumor on tail likely?
Constant upper ab. Pain, Dr suspects ulcer but tomato soup doesn't hurt? Ultrasound of head and body of pancreas good also enzymes. Any other ideas?
Besides liver, gallbladder, pancreas problems, could ulcers cause pale yellow stool? What about diet?
Absence of fever, how to distinguish pancreas pain from peptic ulcer pain assuming presentation luq burning pain radiating to back?
Cannot without help: Your described symptoms of a burning luq pain can have many possibilities. You have only noted 2 possibilities of many, and likely picked the 2 worst case scenarios. Abdominal pain can have many causes and reasons, and pancreatitis or peptic ulcer would also be associated with severe pain, nausea and vomiting, inability to eat, etc. You yourself cannot tell what you may have; must see a doctor. ...Read more
Scared of cancer on tail of pancreas. Dr thinks ulcer but h pylori negative and don't drink, smoke, or nething else Also Pregnant. My worry justified?
Unlikely: Based on your age and the fact that you are healthy enough to get pregnant, it is statistically very unlikely that you have pancreatic tail cancer. There are other non-cancer diagnoses that can cause similar symptoms. If there is a continued concern, talk to your doctor about whether a MRI of the abdomen would be safe for you and your baby. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer