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Hello, I am a silent reader of this great community but now I have some questions.
Something about me: I am male, 30, used to smoke around 9 years ago, i had alcohol but very few times in my entire life that was also way before, around 9 years ago. Not so active but never been obese, weight around 84KG but now 78KG. I do use stairs tho instead of lift.
From the past 3 months, I've experienced these sudden symptoms: bloating, gas, weird bowel movements, waking up in the middle of the night (after 4, 4.5 hours of sleep) without any reason, a little excess hunger (not so). Had stool test before which showed eggs of parasites. I tool vermox dose. I guess stools were fine that time and were not greasy of foul-smelling (or I didn't notice?).
Now as of today, I have weight loss of around 6 KG in past 3 months, I have greasy foul-smelling stool that float, they are usually not pale but have undigested food particles. I don't have diarrhea or constipation and the stool is normal.
Here is a list of number of pains I have felt across my abdomen:
1. Under rib cage (right side)
2. On side of rib cage (right side)
3. 3 Inches above belly button slightly to the right side
4. Pain inline with belly button, about 2 inches on the right side
5. Pain under left rib cage (this I have started noticing only recently)
The pain, on a scale is around 2 or 3 out of 10. It comes and goes and it's very random. Sometimes I will get it after a meal, sometimes even without having a meal. It's dull ache and usually lasts 1-2 minutes or so and it can happen in any of the spots mentioned above. I have also feel and listen to gas activity in my abdomen. No rushes for toilets tho.
My diet isn't great and I am afraid to eat like I used to now (cause of weight loss?).
I've had a number of tests as well:
Standard Ultrasound - Liver normal, nothing's wrong
Gallbladder - distended with multiple small polyps measuring 2-4mm. No sludge or stones, Normal in contour and wall thickness. (GI says it's normal)
Pancreas - Head and part of body visualized normally. No fluid in visualized part. Tail obstructed by bowel gas.
Everything else was normal.
Had a stool test recently which had Bacteria - Present, Fat droplets - Present and Undigested food - Present.
Had blood tests for H.Pylori - Negative. RBC WBC etc, all normal. Not anemic.
CPR was normal <3
Creatinine was normal as well.
Fasting blood sugar tested on 2 occasions: 101.7 and 94
Lipid profile test: normal
LFT was done 2 months ago and it was normal
My GI has asked me to do a SIBO test which I am going to do soon.
Now the question is: Is this a problem with pancreas as half of it was seen normal without any problem? I am dreading cancer of the pancreas. Maybe the other half which wasn't seen had problems?
Can fatty stools and weight loss be caused by IBS alone?
What other tests should I ask the doctor?
(Sorry for the super long post)
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