Waiting for biopsy - what can I do for back pain?

Posted by skedzie @skedzie, Aug 14 7:00pm

They found a mass in my pancreas. 1.7 cm – Im currently waiting to get the biopsy done.

My question is what does everyone do or take for the back pain? Narcotics make me very sick. I can't get comfortable at all. Took some Tylenol but not really helping.

Thanks!

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Swimming took care of my pain. But yours could be from tumor, rather than weak back muscles. CBD CREAM helped by back also.

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My back pain was related to meal size. I found that if I ate small portions during the day rather than 3 main meals then the pain was less. I'm on chemo now, taking Creon and don't have the back pain. Best,

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Careful with the Tylenol. Many of the chemo drugs are very abusive to the liver as is Tylenol.

While not really a joint or muscle pain, see if the doc would prescribe pain patches.

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@skedzie, how are you doing? How's the back pain? Do you have the results of your biopsy now?

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I have found relief with Tramadol. I take one at bedtime and one about 5-6 hours later and then nothing during day and I'm usually ok – thank you for asking.

My biopsy came back from.my local hospital as inconclusive so instead of waiting on them I made an appt with Mayo. Going next week…staying positive and hopeful!

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@skedzie

I have found relief with Tramadol. I take one at bedtime and one about 5-6 hours later and then nothing during day and I'm usually ok – thank you for asking.

My biopsy came back from.my local hospital as inconclusive so instead of waiting on them I made an appt with Mayo. Going next week…staying positive and hopeful!

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If you don’t mind me asking, where is your back pain located? And what makes you think it could pancreatic cancer? Praying all is going to just fine!!!

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@djwesthello

If you don’t mind me asking, where is your back pain located? And what makes you think it could pancreatic cancer? Praying all is going to just fine!!!

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I’m so sorry I didn’t see your first comment!!!

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