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What are some treatment options for a lesion on your pancreas?

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A pancreatic lesion or cyst is treated by draining the growth or surgically removing an enlarged lesion or cyst that causes pain, explains the Mayo Clinic. Cysts or lesions on the pancreas that are small in size and do not cause pain typically require monitoring, but not treatment.

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Lesion or cyst on the pancreas may not cause symptoms; however, in some cases persistent abdominal pain occurs, which can radiate to the back, according to the Mayo Clinic. Some people may feel a mass in the upper abdomen or experience nausea and vomiting when a pancreatic lesion or cyst is present.

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