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Are there permanent solutions or treatments for pancreatitis?

Are there permanent solutions or treatments for pancreatitis?

Pancreatitis : It depend which etiology we are dealing with. If it is related to stone disease for instance this can dealt with ERCP and stone extraction, if it is related to chronic pancreatitis, this might require more time and effort, including investigation. ...Read more

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Dr. Ralph Layman
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Pancreatitis (Definition)

Pancreatitis is an inflammation or infection of the pancreas, causing abnormal secretions or leakage of the digestive enzymes ...Read more


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What is treatment for pancreatitis?

What is treatment for pancreatitis?

Hydrate,bowel rest: In acute pancreatitis, patients are usually given intravenous fluid and nothing by mouth until the pancreatitis "cools down". The cause of the pancreatitis should be investigated and when possible, reversed/resolved. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for pancreatitis?

Bowel rest: The treatment for pancreatitis is not eating until it starts to get better, and treating the pain. ...Read more

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How do I acquire treatment for pancreatitis?

How do I acquire treatment for pancreatitis?

See a doctor: If you have pancreatitis you should see a doctor. You should be evaluated by a gastroenterologist and/or a surgeon and work up the reason behind the pancreatitis and plan for treatment. ...Read more

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What treatments are available for pancreatitis?

Difficult question: It is really impossible to answer that question without more information. Acute and chronic pancreatitis are treated very differently. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for pancreatitis, chronic?

What is the treatment for pancreatitis, chronic?

Avoid toxins: If the cause is known - alcohol then avoid it or regulate the lipid levels. Otherwise it is just to treat the symptoms. ...Read more

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What's a simple, cheap treatment for my pancreatitis?

What's a simple, cheap treatment for my pancreatitis?

Pain meds and time: The 2 most common causes of pancreatitis are alcohol and gall stones. If you have gall stones, you should have your gall bladder removed. Pancreatitis is more common with binge drinking so if your pancreatitis is due to alcohol, i would advise abstention. Once someone has pancreatitis, the body has to heal on its own. In rare cases antibiotics like primaxin (imepenem and cilastatin) can be used. ...Read more

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Which treatment works the best and fastest for pancreatitis?

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. ...Read more