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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Fung
Dr. John Fung answered
38 years experience General Surgery
Depends on reason: Pancreatic procedures are done for a variety of reasons: for malignant indications, for inflammatory indications, for traumatic indications and rarely ... Read More

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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rafael Lugo
27 years experience General Surgery
Enzyme: Synthrtic pancreatic enzyme.
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rafael Lugo
27 years experience General Surgery
Enzyme: Is a synthetic enzyme to replace enzymes that are produced naturally in the pancreas to help facilitate digestion.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Crystal Twynham
32 years experience General Surgery
Maybe: It depends on why you're taking pancrease (pancrelipase). If it's because your pancreas does not make enough pancrease (pancrelipase) on its own (pan ... Read More
A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stuart Flechner
45 years experience Urology
No: However, transplant of small cellular components of the pancreas which make the insulin, called islets, are done in a few experimental centers around ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Crystal Twynham
32 years experience General Surgery
Maybe: It depends on why you're taking pancrease (pancrelipase). If it's because your pancreas does not make enough pancrease (pancrelipase) on its own (pan ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
38 years experience General Surgery
Pancreas conditions: Pancrease (pancrelipase) is a supplementary dietary enzyme used to replace the digestive enzyme from the pancreas. If you have had pancreas surgery, p ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience Gastroenterology
Don't waste your $ !: Assuming you have a normal functioning pancreas (that makes bicarbonate, (sodium bicarbonate) digestive enzymes, & insulin) then you don't need to sup ... Read More
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Unclear question: Damaged pancreas tail is not a medical diagnosis. If you have gained weight, you need to reduce your intake of food and increase your physical activit ... Read More
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Benjamin Kim
42 years experience General Surgery
Depends on cause: If found incidentally it may not require intervention. If because of cystic fibrosis, chronic pancreatitis, obesity, cushing's etc therapy should be ... Read More
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