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What part of the back does pancreatic cancer cause pain? Is it constant or can the pain come and go? What does the pain feel like?

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Dr. Morton Levitt
Pathology
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In brief: Back Pain: Pancreas

The pain is usually in the mid back; it may begin intermittently but then may get worse and more constant.
Often aggravated by lying down and/or after meals. The pain is often described as "severe." Opioid pain medications van often ameliorate the pain.

In brief: Back Pain: Pancreas

The pain is usually in the mid back; it may begin intermittently but then may get worse and more constant.
Often aggravated by lying down and/or after meals. The pain is often described as "severe." Opioid pain medications van often ameliorate the pain.
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Dr. Clarence Grim
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology

In brief: Back pain pancreas

27M from IN asks: What part of the back does pancreatic cancer cause pain? Is it constant or can the pain come and go? What does the pain feel like? ANS: Can cause pain anywhere in back or abd.
May be constant but starts off come and go. Feels different in different people. See you Dr and discuss your concerns about it. Lifetime risk is 1/65. go to http://www.cancer.org for more stats.

In brief: Back pain pancreas

27M from IN asks: What part of the back does pancreatic cancer cause pain? Is it constant or can the pain come and go? What does the pain feel like? ANS: Can cause pain anywhere in back or abd.
May be constant but starts off come and go. Feels different in different people. See you Dr and discuss your concerns about it. Lifetime risk is 1/65. go to http://www.cancer.org for more stats.
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