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S/p ecrp- pancreatitis after the stents were put in and again after stents were removed. Still get spasms and pain. Is this normal?
Is it possible my pancreas was damaged by recent bout with pancreatitis? My weight is down, eating light but bg are running in the120's. Were 80 & 90.
Can mean different: Things to different persons. Some docs refer to a chemical pancreatitis as an abnormal elevation in serum pancreatic enzyme testing(amylase/lipase) without clinical signs like nausea, vomiting, epigastric pain(clinical pancreatitis). Some doctors refer to a chemic pancreatitis as pancreatitis that is due to a chemical exposure. I've seen it used both ways. ...Read more
See below: You can get any of these common symptoms but none of them are required for the diagnosis - abdominal pain particularly top center, nausea +/- vomiting, loss of appetite, fatigue or malaise, thirst. If you have any discoloration of the skin on the abdomen or back, go to the hospital immediately - that is a sign of a possible serious complication. ...Read more