Lu tze 2009-03-21 13:15:48
Had an ultrasound guided pancreatic biopsy yesterday.
They are trying to establish whether or not I have a tumour there or if the
head is enlarged (by about 1cm) due to alcohol.
Dr Dafydd Richards the radiologist seems to think it is not a tumour due to
there being calcium deposits in the pancreas which suggest pancreatitis.
However, I have experienced none of the symptoms that seem to be associated
with pancreatitis. In deed, these days, tiredness/breathlessness/very white
finger and toenails and the sleepiness nights seem to be the ongoing
symptoms that are ever present.
I also frequently get small zits and what appear to be fluid filled spots on
Does anyone have any similar experience with pancreatitis? could it be that
I just haven’t suffered an attack yet?
I put these questions to the good Dr but his experience is I think limited
when all the factors (I.E hepc, liver disease, enlarged spleen, gallstones)
etc are taken together.
He is,a very good radiologist/wielder of and endoscope.
As before I watched it all in live action.
Discomfort as the endoscope passes through the duodenum but mostly pain free
and I was out of there and on my way home less than an hour later, much to
the chagrin of the nursing staff who seem to believe that an overnight stay
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