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My sister was just recently in ER with severe back pain and

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My sister was just recently in ER with severe back pain and the suspected kidney stones. They gave her a ct scan that confirmed she did not have any stones. They sent her home with no answers. Pain started to subside. The following the hospital called her and told her they see a shadow on her pancreas. We are all so worried!
What do you think?
Also the night before thus happened we all went out for her 35 birthday and were drinking.
Submitted: 6 years ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  DrRussMD replied 6 years ago.
Most masses in the pancreas are cysts and do not need to be treated.
The CT should be enough to tell what type of mass this is so you need to see the radiology report.
If not, a trans esophageal ultrasound or MRI might be done.
OR if it is a cyst, clearly, it will perhaps be left alone.

good luck

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Customer: replied 6 years ago.
most likely not a cancerous tumor?
Expert:  DrRussMD replied 6 years ago.
most likely not
good luck again

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