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Alternative Treatments For Acute Pancreatitis
Discuss with her doc: Treatment for acute pancreatitis is primarily resting the pancreas. It depends on the severity of the pancreatitis, but most patients are advised not to eat until symptoms are subsiding and pancreatic enzymes are decreasing. If she needs to not eat for a long period of time, TPN may be the best way to keep her strength up. Each patient is different with pancreatitis and nutritional needs. ...Read more
PANCREATITIS TX: PANCREATITIS which is inflammation of the Pancreas is treated with bowel rest(NPO STATUS) Hydration & Pain control. While being closely monitored the cause needs to be evaluated. IE GALLSTONES/ALCOHOL USAGE/MEDICATION/ANATOMICAL/. Trauma. The cause of the pancreatitis will dictate further options. You need a full exam &plans . CT SCAN OF ABDOMEN AND PELVIS AND CLOSE OBSERVATION. ...Read more
It depends: In acute pancreatitis the basic treatment is resting the pancreas, by limiting intake of food. Also you are given IV fluids and pain medication. If the pancreatitis becomes very severe you may need antibiotics and in rare circumstances surgery. The other thing that is done is investigating the cause in order to prevent future attacks. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Pain & scarring: Severe abdominal pain, nausea vomiting and in severe cases shock may result from pancreatitis. For more information see the web site give below. Pancreatitis often heals by scarring of damaged tissue. http://www.webmd.com/digestive-disorders/digestive-diseases-pancreatitis. ...Read more
Yes: However, it may recur.Get a more detailed answer ›
Pancreatitis.: Acute pancreatitis elevated amylase and lipase severe pain starts epigasric area and generalizes to abdomen and back. Chronic pancreatitis generally occurs in individual with prior history and is recurrent pain same location blood work does not have to be positive. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My lipase elevated from normal 30-110 to 111. Is it acute pancreatitis? Is there any possibility that it is not pancreatitis?
Enzyme activation: Hypercalcemia appears to cause pancreatitis through two mechanisms. These are: 1. Decreased secretion of digestive enzymes into the gut so that they accumulate in the pancreatic cells. 2. Increased activation of these enzymes within the cells where they start digesting the pancreas. Alcohol intake, gallstones, obesity and high triglycerides can all make acute pancreatitis more likely. ...Read more
If a person needs insulin after acute pancreatitis, can the pancreas heal so the person doesn't need insulin any more?
I had an eus that caused acute pancreatitis . I spent 10 days in the hospital . I do not drink.. What are that chances of a re accurance ?
Not related: Endoscopic ultrasound, is a test used to look at a variety of things, including the pancreas. It can detect stones or masses in the pancreas. Since it does not involve actually touching the pancreas, it should not cause pancreatitis. More than likely, your md ordered the eus to look at something that may have caused elevation in a pancreas marker. Elevated lipid levels can lead to pancreatitis. ...Read more
Admitted to hospital last nite with acute pancreatitis. upon arriving lipase was 875 its 1062 today.wat happens if lipase won't stabilize?
Don'tWorryStayPositv: Don't worry, it will stabilize. You're in the hospital. They're watching you carefully and will do what's necessary to get you better. Best focus your mind on getting better. Learn why this happened, how it can be avoided in the future and what lifestyle changes may be needed. HEED THAT ADVICE. The pancreas is a mean sucker and repeated bouts of pancreatitis can be a real bummer. ...Read more
Can an atrophic pancreas be reversed and if so how?What is an atrophic pancreas? Is it serious? I've had acute pancreatitis a quite a few times.
Unfortunately no: I would eliminate from your life whatever originally caused your pancreatitis and limit other things that could make it worse. Certain medicines, high fat diets and alcohol are things you can do something about. Genetic causes of pancreatitis are beyond your control but limiting the above will help prevent attacks. ...Read more
Never had acute pancreatitis, but drank heavily in my 20s. Now almost 34 and stopped drinking 3 years ago. Likelihood of chronic pancreatitis now?
Acute Pancreatitis: is "hard to miss" but milder attacks may be missed and ultimately result in chronic pancreatic insufficiency! If there are questions about this diagnosis a consultation with a Board Certified Gastroenterologist may be necessary! Hope this helps! Dr Z ...Read more
I have been in the hospital twice this month and feel like I am having my 3rd attack when should I be worried? I have idiopathic acute pancreatitis
We can not tell you: We do not have enough information to help you.You have to consult yourdoctor or gastroenterologist about your diagnosis, treatment, prevention and causes etc. ...Read more
Had acute pancreatitis 3 years ago had a few beer's here and now. Is it safe I don't have any problems with it. Dr's say ocationaly no hard liquor?
I was diagnosed with acute pancreatitis 3 months and 1 week ago , can i ever drink again?or take mdma?
am only 26 male . still on benzos and weed .
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