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Scared I have pancreatic cancer... freaking out

22 Jan 2019 09:44 in response to Anxietyman29

I'm sorry about the impact your anxiety is having on you at the moment Anxietyman.

Despite your good intentions, it isn’t always helpful to spend time on a cancer forum like Cancer Chat as it can have a tendency to heighten a person's anxiety and make worries worse.

I know it's difficult but the doctors have reassured you and are trying to find out what is causing your symptoms so try to remind yourself of this when you find your fear is getting the better of you. 

We know that you have received some valuable help and support via private messaging already but there is a really good organization called Anxiety UK who may be able to help as well. They have a lot of handy tips and advice on managing anxiety on their website as well as a contact number you can call so do have a look when you can as it may prove useful at this time.

Fingers crossed you'll get some answers soon Anxietyman.

Kind regards, 

Steph, Cancer Chat Moderator

Scared I have pancreatic cancer... freaking out

22 Jan 2019 14:23 in response to Moderator Steph

Update- has a very pale stool today and my urine was dark orange. Ultrasound is booked in for tomorrow morning 

Scared I have pancreatic cancer... freaking out

28 Jul 2019 13:34 in response to Anxietyman29

I have been tested aswell but am still convinced I have pancreatic cancer what are your symptoms 

Scared I have pancreatic cancer... freaking out

4 Aug 2019 03:05 in response to Tyleremily

Hey, 

i noticed you had similar symptoms to anxiety man about pancreatic cancer. 

6 months ago I had a bad case of Gastroenteritis an infection from the stomach that can be triggered by E-coli infection from the bowel. 

Shortly after I had bloods done and my pancreas levels were high, i was convinced I had pancreatic cancer or serious pancreas issues as I felt so unwell everyday. 

Now they have done a scan and endoscopy f my upper AB and confirmed my pancreas is ok so it was just the stomach infection causing that many symptoms. 

A scan will settle your mind I’m sure. 

Try asking your GP for omeprizol and some probiotics to get your stomach healthy again, you will get there I’m sure. 

Im on here because I’m being tested for tumour on my ovaries and it took me a while to get to this stage because of past stomach infections I ignored my symptoms, however dr’s can detect serious disease’ and will send you for the right tests if they do so try and trust the professionals and think positive xx

 

Scared I have pancreatic cancer... freaking out

5 Aug 2019 17:36 in response to Danalexandra

Hi I don’t think mine is just stomach related as I have insulin symptoms aswell x

Scared I have pancreatic cancer... freaking out

5 Aug 2019 17:41 in response to Anxietyman29

I’ve had the same yes 99% sure it’s not pancreatic Cancer, well 99% is not 100% and I am convinced I have it anxiety doesn’t cause agonising physical pain and anyone who tells you it does are not a competent doctor because it isn’t them who are suffering!