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Had a pancreas tumor removed last year I have same symptoms

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Had a pancreas tumor removed last year I have same symptoms back lot of pain under my rib care thank yoy
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. SH replied 1 year ago.

Hi there.
Thank you for your question.
I will be helping you out with your concerns today.

Expert:  Dr. SH replied 1 year ago.

What was the diagnosis of the pancreatic tumor?

Was it a benign tumor or cancer?

Please let me know.

Kindest regards

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Cancer
Expert:  Dr. SH replied 1 year ago.

Sorry to hear that.

What was the stage of the cancer?

Any other symptoms that you have?

What is your age and gender?

Do you have any other medical problems?

Are you on any medications for anything at the moment?

Since how long are you having this pain?

Please let me know.

Dr. SH and 2 other Medical Specialists are ready to help you
Expert:  Dr. SH replied 1 year ago.

Please enter your phone number in the private box at your end so that I can give you a call to discuss your concerns.

Kindest regards

Expert:  Dr. SH replied 1 year ago.

It is very important, considering your symptoms, to rule out metastases or spread of the cancer to the bones or the ribs or the back. The best test to find out if there is any spread is PET/CT scan.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
How long will I have to wait.CAN THEY TREAT ME FOR ANY OF THE ABOVE
Expert:  Dr. SH replied 1 year ago.

Yes it can be treated.

First you need a pretty urgent PET/CT scan.

You need to contact your specialist ASAP.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
My pain killers not much good what can I do or take to ease the pain thank you
Expert:  Dr. SH replied 1 year ago.

You need strong prescription pain medications.

If the pain is severe you will require things like endone or even a fentanyl patch for your pain.

I would recommend that you be seen by a pain doctor to help with your pain.

Follow up with your GP to get a referral to a pain specialist in your area.