What were your symptoms when you were diagnosed with pancreatic cancer?

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Frank Bell Posted

What were your symptoms when you were diagnosed with pancreatic cancer?

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Krishna Pai

Jaundice is yellowing of the eyes and skin. Most people with pancreatic cancer will have jaundice as one of their first symptoms.

Sometimes, the first sign of jaundice is darker urine. As bilirubin levels in the blood increase, the urine becomes brown in color.

Light-colored or greasy stools: Bilirubin normally helps give stools their brown color. If the bile duct is blocked, stools might be light-colored or gray. Also, if bile and pancreatic enzymes can’t get through to the intestines to help break down fats, the stools can become greasy and might float in the toilet.

Itchy skin: When bilirubin builds up in the skin, it can start to itch as well as turn yellow.

Belly or back pain, weight loss, and poor appetite, nausea, and vomiting

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Jalpa Lakhani
  • Jaundice. As pancreatic cancer blocks duct that releases bile into the intestine (common bile duct), the ingredients of bile build up in the blood. This turns the skin and the eyes yellow, a condition called jaundice. The same blockage causes dark urine, light colored stools, and itching.
  • Abdominal pain. Pancreatic cancer can cause a dull ache in the upper abdomen radiating to the back. The pain may come and go.
  • Back pain.
  • Bloating. Some people with pancreatic cancer have a sense of early fullness with meals (satiety) or an uncomfortable swelling in the abdomen.
  • Nausea.
  • Vomiting.

In general, symptoms appear earlier from cancers in the head of the pancreas, compared to those in the body and tail. Keep in mind that having any or all of these symptoms doesn’t mean a person has pancreatic cancer. There are many other causes for these types of symptoms.

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Vitaliy Joness

you need go to hospital

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Kyaria Liggans

jaundice, abdominal pain, rapid weight loss, bloating loss of appetite but also if you are in the early stages you can get rid of it get off of sugar and processed food eat a clean diet such as fruits and veggies stay away from meat that is the main factor a lot of people dont know that your diet has a lot to do with your health because they pput chemicals that cause cancer in the food oh and stay off the dairy

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Galina Rimbu
<span lang="en" tabindex="0">1.Yellow staining of the 
eyes and skin.
2.</span><span lang="en" tabindex="0">Itching in the skin, palms
 and soles.
3.</span><span lang="en" tabindex="0">Changing the taste.
4. Sudden and unexplained
weight loss.
5.</span><span lang="en" tabindex="0">Light, graceful, very
bad smells.</span>
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