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  • FabianaB has replied to a post on the message board

    I had Dr. Michael Kendrick at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN.  He did a laproscopic Whipple on me in June of 2010.  I am thrilled with his work.

    November 21 at 7:54 PM view post
    • FabianaB has replied to a post on the message board

      Keep in mind that I am not a doctor.   I will give you my 2 cents on this, as I've read a lot about this issue lately.  In my opinon, it sounds like your doctors are doing the appropriate tests for your symptoms.   I live in a decent-sized community and they didn't do the tests you had even when a colonoscopy biopsy revealed that I actually had the type of tumor that causes a Chromogranin A ...

      May 15 at 11:35 PM view post
      • FabianaB has replied to a post on the message board

        I was diagnosed with Stage 1 PC 3 years ago at the age 48.   I NEVER smoked, rarely drank alcohol and I was 30 pounds overweight.    I did however, partake regularly of "diet" foods (soda & snacks) that contained aspartame.   I now avoid it at all cost....I don't trust the stuff!   I will never know why I got pc, but for some reason, I think aspartame is partly to blam...

        March 27, 2013 view post
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          I'm beginning to think it might be bile reflux as I don't normally have an acid problems (heartburn etc.) in my stomach.   I hadn't had a spicy meal, but I had eaten an omlet & bacon about 2 hours before my "episode" yesterday. Maybe it's the fat from the bacon that triggeredan extra dose of bile or something. My local G.I. is kind of afraid of treating me now that I've had a Whipple.   My su...

          January 19, 2013 view post
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            Anyone else experience this?   I had my Whipple in June of 2010.   After healing, I started having "episodes" of a weird and very bad overall feeling.   I can feel it coming on in my stomach first.   It's a full, slightly nautious & burning feeling.  Soon it turns to pressure and a terrible overall feeling that goes from my stomach, up my chest and then radiates to my...

            January 19, 2013 view discussion
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