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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elizabeth Finley-Belgrad
33 years experience Child Psychiatry
Upper abd: upper abd toward the back https://www.google.com/search?sxsrf=ALeKk03WkKdKzvEeqq078g7L4uSHEN8jog:1582826541459&q=pancreas&tbm=isch&chips=q ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carlo Contreras
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Deep in the belly: The pancreas is located in the upper abdomen, behind the stomach, and in front of the spine. On the right side, the pancreas is bounded by the duoden ... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barbara A Majeroni
Specializes in Family Medicine
Below stomach: The pancreas is just below and beneath the stomach, it produces digestive enzymes and insulin.
Dr. Adam Steinlauf
29 years experience Gastroenterology
Digestion & hormones: The pancreas sits behind the stomach in what is call the retroperitoneum. It is involved in secreting enzymes used to digest starches and fats. It a ... Read More
Dr. Jonathan Fridell
26 years experience General Surgery
Pancreas: It is in the retro peritoneum in the upper abdomen behind the stomach. It makes hormones such as Insulin glucagon and somatostatin. It also participat ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Woods
27 years experience Pathology
Curves rnd duodenum.: This organ curves around the duodenum, which is below and to the right of your stomach. It is nearly in the center of your body/abdomen.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Mathews
15 years experience Endocrinology
Same as male body: It is a retroperitoneal organ, meaning it is located along the back side of you abdominal cavity. It lays behind the stomach and is connected to the ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Scott Hacking
17 years experience Family Medicine
Pain: Make sure to check, then recheck your amylase and lipase test since these are markers for pancreatitis.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
Very common: And this side effect may decrease after you have been using this medication for a while. If any of these effects persist, report to your doctor for me ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Gastroenterologist: Discomfort in the right upper abdomen radiating around to the back is characteristic of gall bladder pathology. Gall stone disease can cause pancreati ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stanley Schwartz
51 years experience Endocrinology
See: http://www.webmd.com/digestive-disorders/picture-of-the-pancreas.
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Examination needed: This degree and duration of constipation especially if it's a change in your normal bowel pattern, should be evaluated by a physician. The distributio ... Read More

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