Ampullary Cancer | Cancer of the Ampulla of Vater: Frequently Asked Questions

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Dr. Hersh Shroff
Medically Reviewed by Dr. Hersh Shroff, MD MPA
Last Updated on Jan 09, 2020
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Frequently Asked Questions

1. Which doctor should I visit in case I suffer from ampullary cancer?

You should visit a surgical gastroenterologist in case you suffer from ampullary cancer. Based on your history, physical examination, and various tests, your doctor will diagnose the condition and suggest further medical intervention.

2. What are major symptoms for ampullary cancer?

The typical features of ampullary cancer include fluctuating painless jaundice, anemia and palpable gall bladder. Other symptoms include anorexia, itching, weight loss, abdominal pain, fever, nausea, vomiting and diarrhea.

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