I have attacks of severe upper abdominal pain that feels like pancreatitis the doctors don’t know what’s wrong?

I’m a 29 year old female, I have attacks of severe upper abdominal pain that feels like pancreatitis but all my blood tests and scans have been normal apart from a spike of bilirubin and persistently high red blood count , the Drs don’t know what’s wrong with me! I’ve had acute pancreatitis 3 times in the past , I used to binge drink in my teens. I had my gallbladder out when I was 18, a hysterectomy and appendectomy last year.


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Dr Ahmed Fawzy
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Dr Ahmed Fawzy

In my opinion you have one of 3 possibilities
1- check for peptic ulcer from smoking
2- check for splenomegaly
3- visit an oncologist for a pit scan ( possible tumour )

Good Luck

Dr. Ayman Darrag
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Dr. Ayman Darrag

For me …you need to be examined for gastritis by an endoscopy .
Is there any symptoms?

Dr Mahaveer
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Dr Mahaveer

hi
recurrent pancreatitis can cause these symptoms.
if usg is normal,ct scan of abdomen with contrast can be done to confirm the diagnosis.
thanks

shw12
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shw12

HI
THIS CAN BE DUE TO GERD
GET GASTROINTESTINAL ENDOSCOPY DONE.
IF NEEDED A BIOPSY MAY BE TAKEN FROM THE INTERNAL MUCOSAL LINING TO CONFIRM THE DIAGNOSIS.

mrsshalini14
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mrsshalini14

hello there
pancreatitis seems to be less likely.
mostly hiatus hernia or severe gastritis can cause these symptoms.
take antacids and prebiotic tablets.

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