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Another sign was posted 11/30/2013 05:10 pm by Jonathan
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In addition to the stool being light colored they will often float, these are both indications that they don't contain the normal level of toxins that your liver would normal send out with the waste due to a blockage of the bile duct. the build up of toxins is what causes the itching and yellowing of the eyes and eventually the skin.

Another common sign that is often overlooked or attributed to other things is a constant pain in the low-mid back, mild flu-like symptoms, loss of appetite and general fatigue.

Pancreatic cysts are sometimes a precursor to a tumor and should be taken seriously, especially if there is a history of PC in the family. I would want to make sure that when they did the EUS that they took the extra precautionary step to do a biopsy of the cyst at the time. I know my surgeon has preformed the whipple to remove cysts for some who were considered high risk for PC even before they were malignant. You mentioned other medical issues and that may have a huge bearing on how aggressive his doctors might be particularly when it comes to surgery as the whipple is a very involved surgery with a difficult recovery process even for otherwise heathy people.

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