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A 34-year-old female asked:

I had pancreatitus about 5months ago and was hospitalized. but still in pain. have lost 35 lbs.what should i do and medicine i should take to help it?

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Dr. Robert Uyeda
General Surgery 46 years experience
Depends on: Cause of pancreatitis. If it was gallstone induced, you need to have an operation. If it was alcohol or medication, you need to stop it. Consult a GI specialist, but you cannot go on losing weight this way.
Last updated Jun 10, 2014

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