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what is the best treatment for pancreatitis?

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Dr. Barbara A Majeroni
Specializes in Family Medicine
Bowel rest: The treatment for pancreatitis is not eating until it starts to get better, and treating the pain.

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Which treatment works the best and fastest for pancreatitis?

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Depends on cause: Pancreatitis can be caused by gallstones, medications, high triglycerides, a tumor, and several other causes. The treatment depends on the underlying cause. Most often it starts by hospitalizing patient and giving them IV fluids and restricting oral intake for a period of time.
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What is the best way to acquire treatment for pancreatitis without coverage?

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Emergency room: Go to your local emergency room. You are legally entitled to being treated. You may be admitted or treated as an out patient. Most hospitals and doctors treat a large number of uncovered patients every day. Most states or regions have free clinics you can link up with. It might NT be as convenient as you want but it is available.

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