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Hi everyone, I’m starting to worry about my mum for about 5-6 weeks now my mum has been having pain after eating anything in her upper abdominal, she went to the doctors for bloods and they phoned her to say her pancreas levels have slightly increased, she got a letter through yesterday for an ultrasound 18th this month, does anyone know what this could be? I’m terrified of the C word. She has no other symptoms except those stated above ( she has also got cystic fibrosis) thank you
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Your mums pancreatic enzymes are probably showing a slightly raised level (Amylase and Lipase Enzymes all enzymes have the suffix 'ase' if they are slightly raised it could indicate pancreatitis. The ultrasound will confirm any abnormality with her pancreas and your doctor will treat according to the ultrasound result....
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