Thanks for writing in.
Please follow your GI doctor's advise and get the HIDA scan done. And please be optimistic. Just because somebody has pancreatic cancer does not mean you have it too.
or Gall bladder inflammation
) might be the cause of your stabbing back pains with radiation
to the shoulder blade. Other possibilities are acidity/ pancreatitis/gastritis/ peptic ulcer/Anxiety etc.
Has an ultrasound
abdomen (USG) or GI endoscopy been done?
I would like you to follow the following general measures.
1. Avoid oily, spicy, deep fried/fatty foods.
2. Drink warm water at regular intervals (at least 8-10 glasses of water a day).
3. Sign up for yoga classes. Deep breathing exercises will help you to relax and be calm. Yoga will take care of the anxiety issues.
4. Have frequent small meals rather than 3 large meals a day.
I hope I have answered your question. Please do get back to me if you have further queries.
Get well soon :)
Dr. Divya Kuttikrishnan