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i have a history of chronic pancreatitis. the past few days i've had completely liquid stool along with pain and nausea. my enzymes are normal ?

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Dr. Saptarshi Bandyopadhyay
Hospital-based practice 21 years experience
Not surprising.: Chronic pancreatitis is actually a misnomer - it's actually multiple bouts of acute pancreatitis. Not surprisingly, when pancreatitis acts up, you can feel well but have elevated enzymes; as the inflammation gets better, you can have problems with malabsorption (remember, pancreas is the master digestive organ). That explains nausea & diarrhea. See a GI doc to eval for Creon, a treatment for pancr

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