Pancreatitis and blood in stool

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Avatar n tn I am having post gallbladder removal problems, and I am concerned that my pain is due to pancreatitis? Had my surgery in June with a lot of problems afterwards. At one point I was diagnosed with a bile leak, and given antibiotics. After that I felt pretty good for several months, but now the pain has started again. I have a lot of pressure under my ribs, both sides. Stomach area is burning.The pain and the burning goes through my back as well.
Avatar n tn However, I have never passed tissue on my period except for on the day it starts and it is usually gray and red in color. The past two days, I have had some lightheadedness and fatigue. I have also gotten short of breath when doing housework (putting away dishes and laundry). Thank you for your help.
Avatar n tn I took her to our vet and they did blood work and x-ray. The blood work showed acute pancreatitis. She was given IV fluids, Reglan for the vomiting, a B12 shot and an antibiotic and was not allowed anything to eat or drink for 24 hours other than licking on ice cubes every few hours. By the next day she was all perky and playing. The next day I started her on the vet's low fat food that they carry. She did well until today when out of nowhere she developed diarrhea and vomiting.
Avatar n tn In the last 3 months I have lost 22 pounds and have begun noticing oil in my stool. So chronic pancreatitis confirmed and just start taking digestive enzymes right?... Not so fast. Doctor prescribed Cotazym-ECS 8 and I have tried all different types of dosing. I have also experimented with 2 over the counter enzymes from the drug store. These actually make my condition way worse, cause severe abdominal pain, diarrhea and the oil in my stool increases 2 fold.
Avatar n tn Loss of appetitie and vomiting can occur. There may be yellow eyes, dark urine and pale stool. In general terms, if you have pancreatitis then you should contact your doctor when you have any of the above symnptoms or a change in your usual abdominal pains.
Avatar f tn Sorry you are in the same boat cause this boat is slowly sinking! LOL =) I called and requested copies of my tests so I could "google" what is there since his consultation was so vague. My blood sugar is high but he said no big deal. I am not a diabetic and have never had problems with my sugar.
Avatar n tn The only way to rest the pancreas is to not eat and require it to produce digestive enzymes. If your vet didn't fully explain pancreatitis to you, in a nutshell it means that the organ is digesting itself because the digestive enzymes it produces can't flow to the small intestine. As it becomes more and more swollen and inflamed, it can put pressure on the bile duct and then prevent bile from the liver from going to the small intestine. That results in jaundice and eventual liver failure.
Avatar m tn I have been having some mucus in my stools and when I wipe. Its clear to yellow in color and does not smell pleasant. I went to my doctor and he gave me some flagyl. It helped a little but as soon as I was off the symptoms of discomfort and mucus are back. What is wrong and what can be done? I'm 32, ,male.
Avatar n tn All has been well until about 3 weeks ago. I have started having mucous in my stool with some light blood also. I seem to only go to the bathroom about every other day. When I do have to go, I have stomach pain and need to go right then. I have an appointment with a stomach dr, but I am driving myself crazy worring! Has anyone got any words of encouragement or has anyone ever had this problem before. No matter what I will still keep my appt.
467797 tn?1216214857 I have random bouts of yellow/green liquid with my stool, which is somewhat yellow in color. Sometimes when I go to the bathroom, which is hardly ever firm, some of the stool will stick to the bowl. I also have random pain, just below my ribs and sometimes it feels like it wraps around to my back just under the ribs. I also get slightly nauseous. I have mentioned all this to my GI but he just tells me it's my acid reflux and to increase my Prilosec.
701334 tn?1262857103 Common tests which reveals the signs of colitis include X-rays of the colon, testing the stool for blood and pus, sigmoidoscopy, and colonoscopy. Treatment of colitis may include the administration of antibiotics and general non-steroidal anti-inflammatory (NSAIDS) medications; Azathioprine or similar immunosupressants; steroids such as prednisolone and prednisone and pain killers like buscopan.Severe cases may require surgery.
Avatar f tn Last september (2009) after going to the bathroom I saw that there was a lot of dark red blood mixed with my stool and decided it was probably time to see a doctor. Blood work came back negative for celiac, and blood count was all in normal range however my gp said that my iron levels were 'on the low side'. I was referred for further evaluation and in June this year had a colonoscopy which came back normal and ruled out IBD and found no source of bleeding.
Avatar n tn Hi. I had acute pancreatitis in Sept 2006 and had surgery in March 2007 to remove 2 pseudocysts on the pancreas plus my gall bladder. I now only have a quarter of my original pancreas but am still able to eat/drink most things. However I have had semi regular( 8-12 weeks) bouts of vomitting and diarrhea ever since. They seem to come on quite suddenly and once my digestive system is flushed out I am ok.
Avatar m tn I do still have my gallbladder and it has been tested and functions normally. I haven not been tested for autoimmune pancreatitis or had a stool sample done. Nor have taking enzymes been suggested. From all of my research I think my pancreatitis at this particular moment in time is quite low-grade which may be a reason my GI has taken a very slack approach.The GI didn't seemed concerned about the black specks and didn't inquire any further after I mentioned them.
701334 tn?1262857103 went to hospital,,had ct scans with barrium swallow,iodine shot into vains with the ct scans to to check for cancers,enlargemnts,and arterys. amalayes/lipase..full blood work,infectious stool test,.EVERYTHING CAME BACK NORMAL,AND LOOKED ALRIGHT ON BOTH CT SCANS!!.....NO ENLARGEMENT,ULCERS,STONES,,,NOTHING. these bouts only lasted 1 1/2 days apiece...hant had them since,they said it was prob. acute gasteritis? QUESTION,,,WHAT THE HECK ELCE BESIDES PANCREATITIS HAS THESE SYMPTOMS?
Avatar n tn The pain has gradually worsened, with a lot of stomach cramping and pain in my sides and my back. It's not constant, but sporadic and annoying. Also, my stools began to float as well, though with no apparently discoloration. No jaundice.
902019 tn?1249865014 After a few days, they were able to get it under control, and they determined a stone had gotten stuck in my pancreatic duct, so they took out my gallbladder. A week later, I was still in pain, so went back to the GI, and they did blood work and said my lipase was over 1100, so they sent me to another GI who does the EUS. The first visit, he said he thought it was AIP, so put me on the viokase and took a bunch of blood to do tests.
Avatar n tn I have been researching and pancreatitis seems to fit many of my factors but the docs don't take me seriously. I am not a drinker, only 30 years old and very physically fit. Also I just can't keep weight on. Can anyone help me please???
Avatar n tn 3 months ago began losing weight (some of it explained as I have quit drinking and diet is better) but have lost about 20lbs.. Have also noticed trace amounts of oil in my stool (not always present). This is very troublesome as I can't take even 1 over the counter digestive enzyme tablet as it gives me severe abdominal pain. Not sure if it is stomach or pancreas. Doctor prescribed Cotazyme-ECS 8 Pancreatic enzymes. These make it way worse.
Avatar n tn You should see a doctor with your concerns of yellow stools so they can do a stool culture, and possibly a sigmoidoscopy/colonoscopy. Mucous and blood in stools should be evaluated, to rule out other causes such as IBS or Crohn's disease. If you have no fever, no pain, etc., I would relax. Best wishes to you.
Avatar f tn I now have diarhea, for the past month. Sometimes it is oily. Stool sample shows nothing. Blood work shows slight rise in A + L levels. Nothing to be worried about. I have lost 14kgs in 2.5 months. Most of which was lost in the last month. I have now also found out i am pregnant (5 weeks). My GP does not know much about pancreatitis, so i have done alot of my own searching. I am now very scared for the health my unborn baby. Will my loosing weight be harmful to baby.
Avatar n tn Last December after one such night, I noticed mild flaring discomfort around the front edge and left edge of my rib cage as well in my back. The aches would come and go for a few seconds and where about a 2 in pain, on a scale of 1 to 10. These flaring aches have come and gone since then. Also since that time, I noticed that some of my stools looked like clay. Usually formed, occasionally unformed, but some times normal. Also a lot of gas.
Avatar n tn If it does, I read CP most common cause is alcoholism and cystic fibrosis, since i'm 25 and drink very little, the ultrasound and blood/urine checks, it seems unlikely again I have that. Thanks!
Avatar f tn natural balance ultra has duck, turkey, chicken, and salmon in it. However, because of the blood I would also vet check and do blood tests if necessary to check for other things. Watch for cleaners you are using around the house, cats walk around and clean them so they do ingest many more chemicals than us.
Avatar n tn some 20 years ago i was experiencing sever upper gastric pain and thought to be ulcers, not, i had many tests run and finally had an ERCP done and it resulted in Pancreatitis. In 2000 i experienced excrutiating pain in the upper abdomen through to my back, for the first 2 days of this i was so sick i couldn't get to the doctor. when i was finally able to get myself to the Dr. he immediately put me in the hospital but by this time my amylase and lipase levels were within normal range.
Avatar m tn I have only two symptoms of pancreatitis and do not have nausea, headaches, jaundice, fatty stool, vomiting, constipation, low B/P, rapid heart rate, fever, sweats or an inflamed pancreas 4. The pain location minus the banding effect to my back is located directly on top of the location I had a pyloric stenosis surgery (and two consecutive repairs) 5. The pain can start immediately when I eat and at night.
Avatar f tn All were normal. Also the blood test, for thyroid and something else I forget. I keep reading about pancreatitis. What is the likelihood? What else could it be?
1634071 tn?1300144172 well at christmas my cat started to have accidents in the house and she has never sone it before but when i was cleaning it up i noticed blood in it and its happened a couple of times since then.
Avatar f tn Two symptoms seemed totally unrelated until I googled them and considered the possibility of a parasite: I have had a couple of roundish dry, itchy patches of skin poke up a few months ago... two spots around my left hand/ wrist, and a couple on my neck/chest. I thought it may have been eczema. A few days ago I noticed a little whitish discharge around my stools, but thought maybe i wasseeingthings and it was "shredded" toilet paper or something.