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Pancreatic Cancer Risk Factors

There are certain risk factors that put a person more prone to developing pancreatic cancer. Some of them are increasing age, male gender, habits like smoking, alcoholism, etc. Apart from that; obesity, unhealthy food choices, diabetes, etc. also play a role. Also, people with a family history of pancreatic cancer are seen to have a higher chance of developing it.

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My mother feels exhausted, dizzy, and has indigestion. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, My 40 year old mother is suffering from an unknown disease from the last three months. It may be chronic because she is not feeling well at all. She feels exhausted, dizzy and her digestion is poor. She looks very pale. Her USG report is attached herewith for your reference. Please sug...  Read Full »

Dr. Arvind Guru

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I have reviewed your attached report (attachment removed to protect patient identity). The report is suggestive of very bad news. I suggest you sit down somewhere before you read the following. The report is suggestive of cancer of the pancreas. It is a very deadly dis...  Read Full »

My MRI report states that I have mild stable fatty atrophy of the pancreas. Please help.

Query: Hi doctor, I had a CT and MRI of my pancreas. The CT was for an emergency room visit because of colitis. It found probable fatty pancreas with atrophy. I was scared, so I had an MRI. It stated mild stable fatty atrophy of the pancreas. I was still scared, so I consulted with another doctor. The doct...  Read Full »

Dr. Ghulam Fareed

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I am reviewing your case history in detail and attached files (attachments removed for patient identity protection). Do not worry. I will get back to you. Thank you.  Read Full »

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