I hope things are going better, missed this with my health concerns.
If you'd like some heartening news, do a search for Teia in this forum.
Miss Teia has been with us 6 years now. We took her in as a 10 1/2 year old former feral, who her previous people rescued from the street at age 6 months. They named her, got her fully vetted (her shoulders ...
The scans can raise suspicions, but I needed an ERCP with biopsy to confirm the tumor.
"An endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatogram (ERCP) test checks the tubes (ducts) that drain the liver , gallbladder , and pancreas . A flexible, lighted scope (endoscope) and X-ray pictures are used"
I am saddened to read your post.
I am 4 weeks out from having surgery to remove part of my pancreas (and other tissue) due to a cancerous tumor. I am trying very hard to have a positive attitude and blame no one for this save my own past bad habits. I used to smoke and drink quite heavily.
My wife and other family have enough on their plate for me to ...
Things started in March with fatigue, some abdominal soreness, then I noticed my eyes getting yellow, stools getting pale and urine getting dark. Immediately stopped drinking alcohol as I'd had liver trouble in the past.
My primary care physician was doing blood work trying to figure the problem from that angle, said I was having painless jaundice.
Saw Dr Alexander today for a post procedure consultation and to get the staples out. The incision is almost healed, just a couple sore spots.
He is very pleased with my progress, got another "Wow" from him when I told him how much I am walking. He told me some folks stay in the hospital 3 weeks after this surgery before they are in good enough sh...
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