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Pancreatitis while pregnant

A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Tramont
28 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Now: Go see your OB doc now. Pancreatitis can complicate pregnancy. Better to see your doc now and find that everything is ok rather than wait and find p ... Read More
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Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
25 years experience Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Immediately!: Pancreatitis is a very serious disease in general but can rapidly become life-threatening in pregnancy. Seek medical care emergently!

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Dr. Barbara Coulter-Smith
31 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: It sounds as if you need to see your doctor for chronic problems with either the GI tract, liver / gallbladder or pancreas.
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Dr. Michel Kahaleh
26 years experience Gastroenterology
Pregnant : It depend, chronic pancreatitis is associated with slow emptying of stomach . Please consult with a pancreas doctor.
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Dr. Eric Kaplan
41 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Could be many: Things but with prior surgery this could represent adhesions and a bowel obstruction from the prior surgery. This needs to be evaluated sooner rather ... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elizabeth Reynoso
16 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Need more info: To fully answer these questions more information is required such a blood counts and background history and the answers will be in depth. Please eithe ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brian Kaufman
18 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Pancreatitis and DKA are big metabolic changes for the body and can certainly cause a late or even absent period. If you have any concern, check with ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kevin Hiler
41 years experience General Surgery
Yes: Not sure what is going on, could be as simple as dehydration but given the fact that you are pregnant, it is not worth guessing. Go to the er now!
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Diane Minich
36 years experience Family Medicine
Acute pancreatitis: Upper abdominal pain abdominal pain that radiates to your back abdominal pain that feels worse after eating nausea vomiting t ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ralph Layman
19 years experience Transplant Surgery
Pain: Most commonly people have pain just below the end of the breastbone. It can "stab" right thru to the back. Also people commonly complain of nausea af ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
38 years experience General Surgery
Variable: Most of the time pancreatitis is mild & resolves with medical help. Rarely pancreatitis can be severe and cause pancreas cyst or necrosis, or even lif ... Read More
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