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I need a doctor who is familiar with back pain that is

associated by Pancreas. Let me know....
I need a doctor who is familiar with back pain that is associated by Pancreas.
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Hello

The symptoms would be upper abdominal pain that radiates to the back.

This is not always the case, but happens.

Here is a write up on symptoms:

http://www.webmd.com/digestive-disorders/digestive-diseases-pancreatitis

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I can not seem to edit my above post.

They key would be the pain in the upper left chronic.

Pancreatitis would be dangerous potentially, and should be evaluated immediately.

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago

my back pain is on upper left side of back, by shoulder blades. this has been going on for years and undiagnosed by imaging, so i am thinking maybe pancreas.

if i am having pain on back associated with pancreas, would it hurt when i touch the area like me pushing on it and i can recreate the pain is this pain not touchable?

This would not be typical of the pancreas.

Pancreatitis has pain under the ribs. Severe pain.

Touching would make it worse.

It would not be predominantly back pain.

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago

my question was, if it is mild pancreatis, and the pain is on back, would touching the shoulder blade area recreate the pain or is back pain associated with pancreas really a nerve that is causinb back?

It would not recreate the pain.

And mild pancreatitis would not cause this picture.

I suggest that imaging as well, would have identified any pancreatitis.

So, don't think that is it.

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago

imaging only was of the spine and shoulder, not abdominal organs

A simple ultrasound and blood test will rule out anything wrong with the pancreas.

Positive rating please.

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