My son age 19 had steady pain in upper abdomen beginning Sept. 3. The persistant pain lasted 7 days. Lab work on day 4 indicated pancreatitis. The pain was THE ONLY symptom at the time. Doctors suggested altered diet, no fats, sugar, and drink lots of water and gatorade. Pain was gone on day 8. However on September 8 he began having blood (bright red) and mucas in mostly normal stools. Sept. 19 Doctors ordered CT Scan - all appears normal, labs still show a slightly raised Lipase level. Since the CT Scan he has had diarrhea several times a day always with blood and mucas. Doctors are saying possible bacterial virus? Anyone with any ideas please let us know, it's a scrary situation not knowing and doctors contining to guess. And for the record he has not drank any alcohol - which we've been asked repeadily. At this point I would be grateful if that were the reason and least we would know how to resolve the problem. Thank you so much for any input.
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