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What are r pancreatic enzymes?

What are r pancreatic enzymes?

Digestive compounds: These are substances that are secreted by the pancreas to aid in digestion. They breakdown, fat, protein, and carbohydrates to allow the body to absorb those substances better. ...Read more

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Are pancreatic polyps cancerous?

Are pancreatic polyps cancerous?

Unclear question: Pancreas does not generally have polyps. While theoretically polyp may develop in the ducts, these are not generally know to occur. Colonic polyps are pre-cancerous. ...Read more

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What are some common causes of pancreatic pain?

What are some common causes of pancreatic pain?

Inflammation: Pancreatitis, which is an inflammatory, very painful and dangerous conditions, stones stuck in the duct that drains pancreas and a complication from pancreatitis called pseudo cyst of the pancreas. Cancer may or may not cause pain. ...Read more

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It's been 25 days and I am still having pancreatic pain?

It's been 25 days and I am still having pancreatic pain?

That can happen: Pancreatitis pain can take a while to improve and can even become chronic. It is important to keep close contact with your doctor to follow the course and ensure that you continue to improve and don't need any further intervention. ...Read more

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Can exorcine pancreatic insufissancy, not have any cause?

Pancreatic insuf: The exocrine pancreas produces 3 main types of enzymes: amylase, protease, and lipase. Because the exocrine pancreas retains a large reserve capacity for enzyme secretion, fat digestion is not clearly impaired until lipase output decreases to below 10% of the normal level. The diagnosis is clinical. It may go undetected due to dietary restrictions. ...Read more

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How to tell my family that I may have a pancreatic problem?

How to tell my family that I may have a pancreatic problem?

Truth and sincerity: There is a wide array of pancreatic problems, but in general, just tell your family the truth, and let them know how you want them to support you as you adjust. ...Read more

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Is there a single drug that works well to control acute pancreatic pain?

Is there a single drug that works well to control acute pancreatic pain?

Pancreatic Pain: Most importantly is a proper diagnosis as to why you are having "acute pancreatic pain". Pancreatic pain is abnormal and usually a sign of pancreatitis. However, other organ pain can mimic pancreatic pain and it is important to rule out aneurism and ulcer as well as other conditions. Pancreatic pain is known as visceral pain and usually treated with one or several classes of medication. ...Read more

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When I get a real bad pancreatic flare sometimes lying on my right side helps anyone know why?

When I get a real bad pancreatic flare sometimes lying on my right side helps anyone know why?

Moves other organs.: The pancreas is located in the left upper quadrant. Also pancreatitis is an inflammed pancreas due to multiple causes. Lying on your right side probably gets some of the other organs, speciafically the liver off of the pancreas. This might reduce the pain you feel. ...Read more

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Is pancreatic cloning happening anywere in the usa?

Is pancreatic cloning happening anywere in the usa?

Test tube only: Yes, this is being done strictly in the research setting, and is only in the test-tube stages now. It will probably be at least 10 years before this is ready for human application. ...Read more

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What is pancreatic juice made of?

What is pancreatic juice made of?

Pancreatic juice: Pancreatic juice is a liquid produced by the pancreas that contains a number hormones. These pancreatic juices contain enzymes that help digest your food. ...Read more

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How to prevent pancreatic conggestion?

Regular food habbits: Eating regular meals, no more than 3 meals and may be a small snack around 3=4pm.
Would help. Eliminating alcohol is important. ...Read more

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How are pancreatic cysts and pseudocysts typically treated?

Varies: The treatment varies depending on if it is a cyst of pseudocyst. Very large pseudocysts that have been there for awhile, and are causing symptoms can be drained. This is done with surgery. Small pseudocysts or ones that aren't causing problems are usually watched. Young pseudocysts are watched because sometimes they go away or shrink and also the wall of young pseudocysts... ...Read more

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How harmful are two pancreatic cysts?

How harmful are two pancreatic cysts?

Too many: Variables to give you an exact answer. Probably relatively benign, but you need to discuss it with your doctor. ...Read more

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How horrible are two pancreatic cysts?

How horrible are two pancreatic cysts?

About: About twice as horrible as one pancreatic cyst. ;-)
Just kidding. Not enough information. Do you have a history of pancreatitis? Pancreatic surgery or injury? Any pain in the back?
How was the cyst diagnosed? Probably either CT or U/S. What prompted the imaging study? ...Read more

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Can stress cause my pancreatic suymptoms?

Can stress cause my pancreatic suymptoms?

Yes it can: Stress can make any existing physical illness worse. Also, if the stress makes you drink a lot of alcohol, pancreatitis will flare up for sure. ...Read more

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Which test can diagnose pancreatic necrosis?

Which test can diagnose pancreatic necrosis?

Imaging: Hi. The blood tests, amylase & lipase (two pancreatic digestive enzymes) can diagnose pancreatitis, but the best rests for pancreatic necrosis are probably imaging. Best imaging for p. necrosis would be CT with contrast. Abdominal MRI with contrast is also excellent, although not done as routinely. Transabdominal ultrasound doesn't see the pancreas super well, by transesophageal ultrasound is good ...Read more

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How do you cure exocrine pancreatic insufficiency?

Control is ok: Exocrine pancreatic insufficiency is often the result of recurrent episodes of pancreatic inflammation and is not often cured. Symptoms result from inadequate enzymes released into intestine to assist digestion. Replacement enzymes can alleviate symptoms when taken pre meal. ...Read more

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What are common causes of pancreatic inflammation?

What are common causes of pancreatic inflammation?

Inflammation: If you have pancreatic inflammation surely that was discovered and managed by your doctor and/or a specialist.

There are many causes of pancreatic inflammation - please go on line and look for some easy to read topics on this problem. ...Read more

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Which genes control cell growth in pancreatic tissue?

Which genes control cell growth in pancreatic tissue?

There are: Literally millions of genes that control cell growth not only in pancreatic tissue but throughout the entire body. Why do you ask? ...Read more

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Is it bad to have a pancreatic enzymes level over 300?

Yes: It indicates inflammation of the pancreas (lipase or amylase). The main thing is to find out the cause so you can treat it and prevent it from happening again. For now, supportive care, pain control, bowel rest needed depending on your current symptoms. ...Read more

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Help! Is it possible to have too many pancreatic enzymes?

Help! Is it possible to have too many pancreatic enzymes?

Trick question!: Hi. Just kidding about trick question. Not possible to have too many panc. Enz., BUT if they're in the wrong PLACE, then you've got pancreatitis. Panc. Enz. Belong in the gut lumen, where are essential for digestion. Elevated pancreatic enzymes in the BLOOD mean pancreatic inflammation (pancreatitis) has released the enz. Where they don't belong. These enz. Digest fats, proteins, carbs; do havoc! ...Read more

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What is involved with pancreatic cystitis? What causes it?

What is involved with pancreatic cystitis? What causes it?

Unclear question: If you mean pancreatitis, alcohol intake and gall stones are the common causes of pancreatitis. Pancreatitis can lead to formation of a cyst as a complication. ...Read more

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What does it mean to have exocrine pancreatic insufficiency?

What does it mean to have exocrine pancreatic insufficiency?

Digestive Enzymes: The pancreas' main exocrine function is to produce enzymes which help digest carbs, protein, and fats. These enzymes are made in acinar cells and travel down a duct to the small intestine (2nd stage of duodenum). Insufficiency can either be from an obstruction in said duct or a decreased synthesis of the enzymes from damage or fibrosis of pancreatic tissue, most commonly secondary to pancreatitis. ...Read more

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Can pancreatic stenting for pancreatic divisum be dangerous?

Yes: Any instrumentation during an ERCP can cause acute pancreatitis. But procedures are done when reward>risk. ...Read more

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What does it mean when fluid develops around pancreatic tumor?

What does it mean when fluid develops around pancreatic tumor?

Inflammation: Pancreatitis is an inflammation of the pancreas. This can occur when the ducts within the pancreas become obstructed. It can also occur if there was a recent pancreatic procedure (like a biopsy). It can also occur after eating too much greasy food or alcohol. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Pancreatic diseases?

Definition of. ..: 32 M asks: What is the definition or description of: Pancreatic diseases? ANS: this is a good google question. I am not a medical dictionary. ...Read more

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What to do if I have serious exocrine pancreatic insufficiency?

Pancreas: You must spend time with your doctor who will do what is needed. You may also need to be seen by a Specialist.
All should go well! ...Read more