No Results

Posted , 5 users are following.

This discussion has been locked due to a period of inactivity. Start a new discussion

Hubby recently had ultrsound and full blood tests to try to identify back pain (pancreas area) and all test came back fine. Ultrasound checked pancreas, kidneys, liver, gallbladder and spleen and no issues were detected. 

Pain in back continues and gets worse with certain foods, he is now restricted to fruit, yoghurt, macadamia nuts and coconut. Everything else increases the pain. Pain is always there now but is at least tolerable if foods are restricted to the above mentioned. His hands periodically become yellow although no gallstones or obstruction showed in ultrasound.

Would an MRI or CT Scan likely show up something that the ultrasound didn't that may be causing the pain?

The GP thought then that it might be spinal but couldn't account for why food would effect the pain if it was spinal.

Any thoughts?

0 likes, 18 replies

Report

18 Replies

Prev
  • Posted

    Well D-Day tomorrow (Diagnosis Day)...DH had the CT Scan on Friday, called the surgery on Saturday morning to find out if the results were in and was told they were but that the doctor wouldn't be back in until Monday so to call back then.

    Half an hour later he got a call from the surgery to say another doctor had looked at the results and wanted DH to come in as soon as possible, oh nothing urgent umm everything is fine but could he come in on Monday to see the doctor?

    Hmmm we have had calls like this before and it is always bad news that follows!

    Anyway crossing our fingers that whatever they found isn't too bad, will update when we know more neutral

    Report

Join this discussion or start a new one?

New discussion

Report as inappropriate

Thanks for your help!

We want the forums to be a useful resource for our users but it is important to remember that the forums are not moderated or reviewed by doctors and so you should not rely on opinions or advice given by other users in respect of any healthcare matters. Always speak to your doctor before acting and in cases of emergency seek appropriate medical assistance immediately. Use of the forums is subject to our Terms of Use and Privacy Policy and steps will be taken to remove posts identified as being in breach of those terms.

newnav-down newnav-up