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Complications associated with the removal of pancreas - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   i feel sick after eating, i bleed between periods, i have protiene in my water yet had swops done find nothing also get pain near my left hip it hurts alost then i bleed and the pain goes for a bit that it happens again.
Doctor :   hi,
User :   hi
User :   nice to meet you
Doctor :   nice to meet you too
User :   i must mention i had a alot of my pancreas taken away too
Doctor :   ok,
User :   i have lost over a stone in less than 3 weeks without trying too
User :   things just don't seem right nice for someone else to have a think on it
Doctor :   ok,
Doctor :   ok, i do not think the problems you have are directly related to the excision of pancreas
User :   i didn't think so either.
User :   that was in 2006 so awhile ago now
Doctor :   and the intermenstrual bleed can be expected in malnutrition which occurs in patients with pancreas been excised
Doctor :   ok,
Doctor :   i would advice yo to get an USG ( ultrasound scan ) of both abdomen and pelvis
Doctor :   which will give a detailed insight into the cause of your problems
User :   ok, i'm just sick of all the scans i'm having and not alot shows up.
Doctor :   When was your last scan ?
User :   only five weeks ago i get scanned alot
Doctor :   Was it normal
User :   had mri
User :   well normal ish just showing the pancreas slightly inflammed
Doctor :   ok, hve you got the Amylase levels done in recent ?
User :   that are only raised upto 200
User :   which is low for me
User :   well thats what my specialist said
Doctor :   ok, these levels surely indicate that the metabolism in you will be affected causing malnourishment
User :   i have increased my creon
Doctor :   the problems you have can be wll expected due to low energy levels
User :   i do feel like i could sleep alot more but i don't i fight it
Doctor :   Creon is lipase ,it could help in preventing cholesterol abnormilities but not the energy levels
User :   thats good to know. thank you
User :   what could i do to increase my energy levels
Doctor :   yes, combining lipase( creon ) with Pancreatin may help
Doctor :   also consume multivitamin supplements
User :   great it's nice to get a different out look on things. i think also sometimes we forgett to ask questions when in front of a doctor
Doctor :   and oliec acid preparations which al together maintain good hormone levels and enrgy levels and get you rid off the probelms
User :   fab
User :   i guess sometimes i think my body should be normal too or may be wish it to be and forgett what it's going through
Doctor :   these kind of problems are often expected in people with metabolic disturbances ( pancreas )
User :   all due to gallstones too they went into my pancreas
Doctor :   oh ,
Doctor :   thats common in females
Doctor :   and do complicate like this
Doctor :   you are on a pretty expected course of the illness
User :   thats comforting to know.
Doctor :   ask for the medicines to your doctor i have mentioned
User :   when i had the stent fitted that moved into pancreas and got stuck too. my body works strange.
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