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I am 20 years old. Since the end of April I had this pain on my upper-right abdomen. It feels, as if it's in the skin sometimes, when I retract my belly, while laying on my left side, I can get mild sharp pains by pressing there. It didn't change in nature or intensity over these months, pain has no connection with food ingestion. I can get this mild pain by pressing there at any time.
At the same time, I had gas and weird diarrhea-like stools. They are not frequent, normal 1-2 times per day, but just odd-looking. No blood, sometimes I can find food there.
Did an ultrasound in June, was told that I had minor diffuse parenchymal changes in liver/pancreas + bile sludge. Was advised to just lay off heavy foods, but problems remained.
Fast-forward to where I am now, early September got to a doctor, she prescribed me with Creon and something else, took it for a while, got better with stools, but on my second Creon vial everything returned.
Lately, I've caught a virus, got mild fever, coughing, sore throat and it exacerbated all my symptoms. Light nausea, indegestion, I haven't lost any weight during summer, but I've lost about 1 kg after viral infection. This got me paranoid and anxious. I sometimes feel light pains jumping all around my abdomen and back, when lying with no clear pattern or explaination.
The only constant discomfort is this tender area on the right, which still produces this weird light pain upon pressure and sometimes weird feeling of very mild burning on the skin/muscle there.
I did another abdominal ultrasound yesterday, I told the sonographer about all my issues and concerns and she looked at my pancreas/gallbladder/liver/spleen all around very thorougly: said that I no longer have liver fat, bile excess and my sonogram is even better, the pancreas have diffuse structural changes of a very minor degree, which is considered a norm; no organ enlargement, no duct dilation, nothing,
I even asked her to press in the organ projection points for pancreas/gallbladder with no pain followed.
I am confused. I think it's the cancer of pancreas head... I didn't mention that, because I didn't want to receieve a label, but I do have concerns.
Other than that: my urine is transparent/light-yellow, no signs of jaundice, I think, overall lack of dynamics for 4-5 months time.
Recent minor weight loss and nausea with mild fever may be attributed to this viral infection with heavy throat soreness.
I've made an appointment for a good GI-doctor, where I'll hopefully solve my issues, but still...
Does this look like pancreatic cancer to you?
If it's not pancreatic cancer, then what it may be, given my symptoms?
It malignant tumor was in the pancreas head, would the US find at least duct dilation or some suspicious signs?
I am confused and scared. I need feedback from people, who went through this disease to provide me at least some insight.
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