A 26-year-old male asked:
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how much do you have to drink to get pancreatitis. i use to drink in college. about 5 to 7 drinks once a week for 4 1/2 years. beengettingpainsnow?

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Dr. Nisheeth Gupta
Specializes in Hematology and Oncology
Pain : Pain more likely due to gastrititis . Try otc Prilosec
Answered on Aug 14, 2015

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