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how long does it take to die from chronic pancreatitis

A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ajay Acharya
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Yes: Hope you do not have Triglyceride or gall stone problem. Any anatomical anomaly in the biliary tract may cause the problem also. Discuss with PMD.

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Dr. Gutti Rao
Dr. Gutti Rao answered
45 years experience Hospital-based practice
Chr. Pancreatitis: Chr pancreatitis patients can have normal life span, if symptoms are mild and there are no significant complications. If the develop, diabetes, digest ... Read More
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Dr. Andrew Seibert
34 years experience Gastroenterology
Lipase: The lipase level is usually elevated in acute pancreatitis, and usually not in chronic pancreatitis. It will usually remain elevated as long as the ac ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Lipkin
51 years experience Internal Medicine
See answer: The pain is epigastric, dull, radiating to the back, diminished by sitting forward, worse approximately 30 minutes after eating. The attacks usually l ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ajay Acharya
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Varies: Chr. Pancreatitis- ditates low fat diet. If cause is hypertg- that should be treated aggressively. If etoh- abstinence helps. If gallstones- surgical, ... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marsha Davis
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Since the cause: Is not known and it is chronic it is hard to tell. You might need them. Possible for it to go away. No one knows
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Neetu Ahluwalia
19 years experience Pain Management
Talk with your Doc: Its important to be honest about your feelings and talk with your doc. You may need a referral to a pain specialist and/or a psychiatrist.
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
32 years experience Family Medicine
Chronic Pancreatitis: This is chronic inflammation of the pancreas resulting in abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, elevated liver functions and usually normal pancreatic enz ... Read More
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A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sudeshan Govender
Specializes in Family Medicine
No: Probably acute on chronic pancreatitis. Suggest go to Primary care physician immediately as this could be life threatening.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Errol Ozdalga
12 years experience Hospital-based practice
Yes: If still awake and in pain, yes you can take it. Just make sure not to take more than prescribed. During periods of acute inflammation, dry not to eat ... Read More
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