I was released Sunday after spending 8 days in the hospital with a flare up that couldn't be controlled. I left sick and in pain but I knew that I was going for my ERCP Wednesday so I had some hope. I had in my mind if I could only get my ERCP I know they will put the stents in and the pain will go away...Boy was I wrong!! I woke from anesthesia with my husband telling me some very scary news. My Dr. confirmed I had IPMN and let me know that my entire pancreas was full of this sappy discharge from the tumors...I need a full Pancreatectomy !! Its been 2 days and I feel as if im still sedated. I don't think my mind can wrap around this just yet. I am meeting with a surgeon at UCSF to talk about Pancreatectomy with ISLET cell transplant !! WOW. Now im scared.
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