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Fulminating pancreatitis

A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kathleen Saradarian
Family Medicine 34 years experience
Severe pancreatitis: This is a very severe form of pancreatitis that comes on quickly. The causes are the same for all cases of pancreatitis, it's mostly a comment about ... Read More
Dr. Michel Kahaleh
Gastroenterology 27 years experience
Pancreatitis : Pancreatitis associated with life threatening complications such as organ failure, peripancreatic infection and other. You need to see a pancreas expe... Read More

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A 60-year-old male asked:
Dr. Allen Fein
Specializes in Family Medicine
Bad Trouble!: Pancreatitis is known as one of the most painful conditions. The name refers to a state of inflammation of the pancreas. The common causes or viral ... Read More
Dr. Barry Rosen
General Surgery 34 years experience
Inflamed pancreas. : The pancreas is located just below your stomach in front of the spine. It produces Insulin as well as the enzymes that digest food. Inflammation is al... Read More
Dr. Andrea Brand
Specializes in Family Medicine
Inflammation: Pancreatitis is inflammation of an abdominal organ involved in secretion of digestive enzymes and insulin
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gerald Mandell
Nuclear Medicine 52 years experience
Many causes: In pancreatitis, enzymes become activated while still in the pancreas, irritating pancreatic cells, causing inflammation and signs and symptoms assoc... Read More
Dr. Jeffrey Clemens
General Surgery 37 years experience
Many causes: Alcohol, gallstones, elevated lipids in the blood, some drugs, trauma, and congenital conditions account for most cases of pancreatitis.
Dr. Eric Potter
Integrative Medicine 22 years experience
Few common causes: The most common causes are gallstones, chronic alcohol use, high triglycerides, and a few different medications.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
General Surgery 34 years experience
Potentially, all.: Acute pancreatitis is inflammation of the pancreas leading to its "autodigestion" by the enzymes that the pancreas produces to break down foods. Mil... Read More
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Dr. Alvin Mathew
Internal Medicine 18 years experience
Curable?: It can be treated and resolved but unless the cause is found and correctly addressed, it can happen again.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Kagan
Hospital-based practice 15 years experience
yes: Dont eat nor drink and let the pancreas calm down.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Enrique Molina
Gastroenterology 35 years experience
Pain: In you have pain in the mid abdomen that shoots straight to your back, it could be pancreatitis.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Jacobson
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No: Pancreatitis can be caused by too much alcohol, greatly elevated triglycerides, and tuberculosis as well as and e. Coli infection. It is not brought o... Read More
A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Shim
Gastroenterology 20 years experience
No: It will not heal but can prevent worsening by avoiding certain toxins like alcohol, tobacco, and certain drugs.
A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Dugan
Specializes in Hematology
Many things: Medication, high triglycerides, a stone in the common bile duct.

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