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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
37 years experience Family Medicine
Common: Not normal, common.
Dr. Michel Kahaleh
27 years experience Gastroenterology
ERCP: It depend. Which stents where placed, where were they placed, what diameter ? What is the primary problem. Can you tell me 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
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Dr. Barry Rosen
34 years experience General Surgery
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
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A 53-year-old male asked:
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
52 years experience Nuclear Medicine
Many causes: In pancreatitis, enzymes become activated while still in the pancreas, irritating pancreatic cells, causing inflammation and signs and symptoms assoc ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Diane Minich
37 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
20 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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Dr. Eric Potter
22 years experience Integrative Medicine
Few common causes: The most common causes are gallstones, chronic alcohol use, high triglycerides, and a few different medications.
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A member asked:
Dr. Joseph Roosth
35 years experience Internal Medicine
Bowel Rest: Pancreatitis is usually treated by allowing nothing to be taken by mouth, adequate fluid administration and pain medication, usually given intravenous ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
39 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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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Southard
15 years experience Internal Medicine
Can mean different: Things to different persons. Some docs refer to a chemical pancreatitis as an abnormal elevation in serum pancreatic enzyme testing(amylase/lipase) wi ... Read More

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