A 21-year-old member asked:
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what are treatments for pancreatitis? my doctor said i have this, so he put me on the paleo diet. i think o want to get a second opinion though.

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Dr. Videh Mahajan
25 years experience Internal Medicine
Pancreatitis.: Treatment is to fix the cause causing pancreatitis. Removal of gall badder if it is due to gall stones or stop drinking alcohol if due to alcohol.
Answered on Dec 16, 2012
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Dr. Alex Shvartsman
25 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
I would give the paleo diet a try for 4-6 weeks before removing vital organ!
Dec 16, 2012
Dr. Steven Bowers
33 years experience Internal Medicine
Also can be caused by severe hypertriglyceridemia.
Feb 5, 2012
Dr. Alex Shvartsman
25 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
4-6 weeks: Give it a try for 4-6 weeks.
Answered on May 3, 2013
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