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mild chronic pancreatitis symptoms

A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carlo Contreras
17 years experience Surgical Oncology
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 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
44 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 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
31 years experience Family Medicine
No: I am glad you are not drinking alcohol. Stick to a anti-inflammatory diet that is low glycemic. Stay clear of medications like ACE inhibitors, thiaz ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arthur Heller
42 years experience Gastroenterology
All: Pain can be severe, life-altering, requiring narcotics. Diabetes can be "brittle"-hard to control, with very high and very low levels of blood sugar ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
See details: The causes are many including ibs, celiac disease, lactose intolerance and inflammatory bowel disease. The only reasonable advice is to speak with a g ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
38 years experience General Surgery
See below: Mild means that. Chronic means present a long time. Cholecystitis means inflammation of the gallbladder. Put together would indicate long standing irr ... Read More
A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Phil Chen
Dr. Phil Chen answered
25 years experience Family Medicine
Usually not: Leukopenia could cause by medications, chemotherapy, radiation therapy, lupus, lymphoma, some cancers or autoimmune disease (hiv or aids), sepsis and ... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Manjeet Singh
9 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
Chronic Gastritis: Indigestion, Pain, bloating. You may try over the counter meds such as Zantac, Tums, Omeprazole, or Nexium (esomeprazole). If symptoms still persist i ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Quresh Khairullah
41 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
See below: The common causes of kidney pain are kidney stones, infection and cyst rupture in polycystic kidney disease, besides kidney trauma from any cause and ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
No: Unrelated, lactase is an enzyme produced by the small intestine not the pancreas, the lack of which, for several reasons, leads to lactose intolerance ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
Anything that is hur: Any strong irritant can cause gastritis. If it is continued for long time, the gastritis becomes chronic. Common causes are frequent alcohol use, chro ... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
40 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Jaundice, or yellowing of the skin and especially the whites of they eyes, is a visible feature of increased bilirubin in the blood, which is always p ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Imran Saeed
18 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Unlikely: Celiac disease is secondary to damage to the lining of small intestine. Classic symptoms are diarrhea and weight loss. A small percent of patient may ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bryan Treacy
34 years experience Gynecology
Many tests: You need to be evaluated for sleep pattern disruptions, metabolic abnormalities, immune system dysfunctions, inadequate nutrition, chronic infections, ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
See allergist: This sounds like an autoimmune process with several disease conditions going on. You may need the help of an allergist as well as a rheumatologist.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Yes, but how soon : Depends on the cause of these diseases. Oesophagitis due to disseminated herpes infection in a person with late stage kidney failure would be a bad si ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Syed Tahir
46 years experience General Surgery
Look for Appendix: There is a sac close to appendix it is called meckel diverticulum. It contains same inner lining as stomach. It is hard to diagnose. Ct scan should be ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Herman Hammerstead
49 years experience Trauma Surgery
Possibly hepatitis: Could be food borne Hep A. You should see a gastroenterologist for a more extensive workup
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
44 years experience General Surgery
Classic symptoms: Are epigastric and right upper quadrant abdominal pain, starting two or three hours after a heavy or fatty meal, with radiation to right shoulder blad ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Carter
29 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Infection unlikely: Chronic diarrhea could be a symptom of food allergy, lactose intolerance, celiac disease or an inflammatory bowel disease such as ulcerative colitis o ... Read More
A 57-year-old member asked:
Dr. M. Christine Lee
27 years experience Dermatology
Severe infections: This disease affects the immune system so that they are unable to fight off common germs and get very sick from infections that would be mild in healt ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harold Kim
27 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Could be: Laryngopharyngeal reflux manifests as a sensation of a ball in your throat, a need to clear your throat and can be associated with gastroesophageal re ... Read More
A 53-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Ankylosing spondy: Ankylosing spondylitis, now known as a seronegative spondyloarthropathy. Tnf agents such as enbrel, (etanercept) Humira or eremicade are incredibly ef ... Read More
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