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A 31-year-old female asked:

A stent was put in the cbd about 2 weeks back. having a tender feeling in the upper mid and right abdomen. slight pain and discomfort?

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Dr. Amy Friedman
Transplant Surgery 39 years experience
Pancreatitis ?: The procedure (ERCP) required to place the stent in the common bile duct (cbd) involves passes some instruments past the pancreatic duct too. Sometimes that, or the position of the stent itself (it can partially block the pancreatic duct) can cause temporary inflammation of the pancreas - pancreatitis. You should see a doctor - likely the one who placed the stent. Meanwhile, eat plain food.

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Last updated Jul 29, 2015

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