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Dr. Michael Sparacino
37 years experience Family Medicine
Stigma sticks: Unfortgunately, especially in the medical profession liver disease and pancreatitis are "married" to alcohol use.
Dr. Michel Kahaleh
27 years experience Gastroenterology
File: Keep your medical file handy and updated and make sure you stick with one pancreas expert.
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Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
40 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Need to be seen: These symptoms warrant medical attention, kindly see your doctor or go to ER / urgent care, good luck
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Dr. Erik Borncamp
25 years experience Wound care
See your MD: Hard to evaluate you over the net. Those are very general symptoms that could have many different causes. If you've had a change in your baseline cond ... Read More
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Dr. David Houghton
Specializes in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Tests lead to tests: Real question is why lipase ordered in 1st place if no symptoms. All tests have false positives. False positives go up if patient without typical symp ... Read More
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Dr. Alain Ades
39 years experience Gastroenterology
Who knows: EUS not terribly specific. Have you had CT with pancreatic protocol or MRCP? No hx of cystic fibrosis? Would see another specialist.
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Benjamin Lerner
19 years experience Vascular Surgery
Absolutely: That is the "chronic"part of chronic pancreatitis.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Temporary vs.: Permanent damage. Both are mostly due to alcohol abuse and gall stones. Acute pancreatitis may resolve without permanent damage to the organ, wherea ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Enrique Molina
35 years experience Gastroenterology
Pain: you can get chronic abdominal pain, and chronic diarrhea, which is usually oily diarrhea due to fat malabsorption.
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Dr. Carlo Contreras
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Pain: Abdominal pain is usually the most prominent symptom, which is usually worst 30-60 minutes after eating a meal. Other symptoms include loss of appeti ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
45 years experience General Surgery
Pain, sometimes: Severe, malabsorption, glucose intolerance are main effects of chronic pancreatitis. Symptoms would depend on severity of each condition.
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Benjamin Lerner
19 years experience Vascular Surgery
Absolutely: That is the "chronic"part of chronic pancreatitis.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dustin Colegrove
12 years experience Internal Medicine
Chronic pancreatitis: Chronic pancreatitis is inflammation of the pancreas that does not heal or improve. This inflammation can cause damage to the pancreas causing it to ... Read More
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