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A 37-year-old male asked:

Please share an interesting fact about dealing with pancreatitis.

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Dr. Ryan Phasouk
Family Medicine 20 years experience
Ignore: Removing your gallbladder can solve your pancreatitis.
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Dr. Phillip Sirota
Internal Medicine 25 years experience
Ignore: Eat 5-6 low-fat small meals per day. Eating large, fatty meals can cause flare-ups.
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Dr. Nantida Hong
Hospital-based practice 23 years experience
Ignore: Alcohol abuse and gall stones are main common causes. Stop alcohol consumption. Take liquid diet.
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Dr. Natalie Sieb
Family Medicine 16 years experience
Ignore: A low-fat diet with several small meals throughout the day and adequate hydration are helpful.
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Dr. John Munshower
Family Medicine 32 years experience
Ignore: Pancreatitis is often caused by excessive alcohol use, but not always; there are other causes.
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Dr. Bradford Romans
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Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Ignore: Even one drink of alcohol may trigger a relapse of pain/vomiting.
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Dr. Krishna Rayapudi
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Ignore: Pain from disabling chronic pancreatitis can be treated with non-prescription therapies!
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Dr. William Ernoehazy
38 years experience
Ignore: If you've had pancreatitis for any reason, avoid alcohol; it will predictably trigger a flare-up.
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Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
Internal Medicine 32 years experience
Ignore: Drink water instead of alcohol and rest your bowel when you have acute pancreatitis.
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Dr. Kathy Robinson
Family Medicine 34 years experience
Fatty: Fatty foods and alcohol can irritate the pancreas so avoid them to prevent recurrent pancratitis.
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Dr. Zhanna Albany
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Ignore: #1 gallbladder check to rule out stones #2 absolute alcohol avoidance #3 weight control if applies.
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Dr. Faiz Shakir
Gastroenterology 17 years experience
Ignore: Pancreatitis can be severe and can cause death. Alcohol and gallstones are most common causes.
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Please share a tip in the form of a haiku on dealing with pancreatitis.

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Ignore: Pancreatitis. It can be very painful. Worse with alcohol.
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