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Oil in stool, two rounds of labs, two abdominal CT's with contrast-everything normal. Could this be pancreatic or bile duct cancer?

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Dr. Saptarshi Bandyopadhyay
Internal Medicine - Hospital-based practice

In brief: Unlikely. Use Prime.

Oily stool, or steatorrhea, can be due to many different conditions, including those cancers.
However, you should develop other symptoms first, like depression, weight loss, jaundice, fatigue, lab abnormalities, etc. A negative CT scan further lowers the odds of cancer. Steatorrhea can also be caused by cashew nuts in your diet, wt loss medicines, (alcohol) pancreatitis, GB stones,&c. Use HT Prime

In brief: Unlikely. Use Prime.

Oily stool, or steatorrhea, can be due to many different conditions, including those cancers.
However, you should develop other symptoms first, like depression, weight loss, jaundice, fatigue, lab abnormalities, etc. A negative CT scan further lowers the odds of cancer. Steatorrhea can also be caused by cashew nuts in your diet, wt loss medicines, (alcohol) pancreatitis, GB stones,&c. Use HT Prime
Dr. Saptarshi Bandyopadhyay
Dr. Saptarshi Bandyopadhyay
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Dr. Kenny Chuu
Internal Medicine

In brief: Hard to say

Hi DianY, Sorry to hear that you are going through a rough time right now.
Your question is very difficult to answer without being able to review the results of the work up because you are asking about two very specific diagnoses, which require careful examination and testing to determine. I would encourage you to ask this question directly to your physician managing the work up. Hope this helps.

In brief: Hard to say

Hi DianY, Sorry to hear that you are going through a rough time right now.
Your question is very difficult to answer without being able to review the results of the work up because you are asking about two very specific diagnoses, which require careful examination and testing to determine. I would encourage you to ask this question directly to your physician managing the work up. Hope this helps.
Dr. Kenny Chuu
Dr. Kenny Chuu
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