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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ralph Layman
20 years experience Transplant Surgery
See a doctor: If you have pancreatitis you should see a doctor. You should be evaluated by a gastroenterologist and/or a surgeon and work up the reason behind the ... Read More

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Dr. Andrew Gentry
20 years experience Gastroenterology
There is none: Pancreatitis can be serious and usually requires hospitalization. Some patients have a history of chronic recurrent pancreatitis can self treat at hom ... Read More
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Dr. Jeffrey Crespin
28 years experience Gastroenterology
Pain meds and time: The 2 most common causes of pancreatitis are alcohol and gall stones. If you have gall stones, you should have your gall bladder removed. Pancreatitis ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Colin Kerr
44 years experience Family Medicine
Pancreatitis: Pancreatitis comes in two basic forms--mild and severe. Even mild pancreatitis is accompanied by severe pain. The basic treatment is bowel rest and IV ... Read More
Dr. Ralph Layman
20 years experience Transplant Surgery
It depends: In acute pancreatitis the basic treatment is resting the pancreas, by limiting intake of food. Also you are given IV fluids and pain medication. If ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gutti Rao
Dr. Gutti Rao answered
46 years experience Hospital-based practice
Pancreatitis: Chronic pancreatitis most often due to alcoholism. Other causes are hypertriglyceredemia, certain medications, stone in common bile duct, etc, treatm ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ralph Layman
20 years experience Transplant Surgery
Multi-layered: First you treat the pancreatitis. Sometimes mild pancreatitis can be treated with simply some bowel rest. More severe attacks may require IV fluids ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barbara A Majeroni
Specializes in Family Medicine
Bowel rest: The treatment for pancreatitis is not eating until it starts to get better, and treating the pain.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Terry Simpson
35 years experience General Surgery
Avoid toxins: If the cause is known - alcohol then avoid it or regulate the lipid levels. Otherwise it is just to treat the symptoms.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cosme Manzarbeitia
39 years experience General Surgery
Treat the cause: Such as alcoholism, gallstones or elevated lipids.
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Dr. Hanriet Minasian
18 years experience Internal Medicine
Depends on cause: Pancreatitis can be caused by gallstones, medications, high triglycerides, a tumor, and several other causes. The treatment depends on the underlying ... Read More
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Dr. David Miller
10 years experience Family Medicine
Treat the cause: In the short term, the treatment is to "rest" the organ by inserting a feeding tube into the gut below the level at which pancreas enters. This remove ... Read More
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