Pancreatitis & Gear

Discussion in 'Steroids' started by Irish WOG, Jul 2, 2017.

  1. Irish WOG

    Irish WOG New Member

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    Hey guys,

    I've just been hospitalised with acute pancreatitis. Doctors say the main causes are gallstones, alcohol & steriods.

    I don't drink, I don't have gallstones so the only thing it could be according to the doctors was the gear. In saying that I've only been taking a TRT dose for the last 6-8months.

    And at the time I first felt symptoms of this I started taking MT2 as well.

    I just wondering if anyone else has had this experience and can offer any advice on how to manage it and return to training and if it is safe to continue taking gear once I've recovered.

    Any advice would be grately appreciated

    Cheers
     
  2. countryboy

    countryboy Well-Known Member

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    So your TRT dose was 1000mg every 3 months?
     
  3. Irish WOG

    Irish WOG New Member

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    No was 200mg per week
     
  4. flow

    flow baked beans Connoisseur

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    thats not trt dose buddy.
     
  5. Irish WOG

    Irish WOG New Member

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    Haha ok my bad.... let me rephrase I've only been taking a maintenance dose for the last 6-8mths..
     
  6. Irish WOG

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    So is there anyway I can prevent my pancreas from being over worked from gear or do I just need to stay away from gear for good?
     
  7. scump

    scump Well-Known Member

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    who said it was gear? do they have any evidence of this?

    for starters probably 10% of cases are idiopathic in nature which means they don't know the cause. (thats 1 in 10 people)

    If you have been scanned and have no gall stones fair enough. Only you know your oral intake of alcohol as well.

    Are you on any other medications?

    Theres a number of other causes too, what does your lipid profile look like?
    Have they checked your calcium?
    Have they checked for infectious causes? (CMV etc.)

    I feel like revealing gear use in this instance has given the doctors an easy out/point of blame.
     
  8. Irish WOG

    Irish WOG New Member

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    Nobody said it was the gear and I haven't admitted anything to them yet, but they constantly remind me that the causes are gallstones, alcohol & steriods. I've had 3 untrasounds & a CT scan and I definitely don't have gallstones, the last time I drank was at a wedding in January 2016. And I don't take any medication.

    So im making the assumption it was the gear. That's why I'm on here asking for advice. Because as you said doctors would be quick to blame steriods even if they weren't the cause.

    I've had bloods taken twice a day for the last 3 days since being in hospital and as far as I know they are testing my amylase and lipase levels and I heard the surgeon saying that my cholesterol levels in my blood were very high. But other than that I'm very much in the dark about what's going on.

    All they have told me for sure, is that is pancreatitis and that they are giving me pain meds (temgesic) and Nexium (PPI).

    Other than that I'm just sitting here in the room clueless as to what's going on.
     

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