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I have recurrent acute pancreatitis am 19 will ANA profile test help. WILL MEDICATION GIVEN to me will change am taking creon and dietary food tablets?
More testing: An anti-nuclear antibody wouldn't be high on my list, but it might be time to check you for one of the genetic syndromes (trypsinogen mutation, cystic fibrosis variant) known to cause this. "Magic" food supplements won't help you. Hoping you can find the cause of this often very troublesome situation. ...Read more
Is a gastroenterologist the expert one goes to in order to regulate enzyme insufficiency with a medication, such as creon? Medical oncologist?
Pancreatic problems: Creon is a pancreatic enzyme supplement used in a condition called pancreatic exocrine insufficiency, where the body does not make enough enzymes to digest food. This insufficiency appears in a number of different conditions, including cystic fibrosis, chronic pancreatitis, and after certain types of intestinal surgery. ...Read more
Pancreatic enzyme: Creon is a pancreatic enzyme supplement used in a condition called pancreatic exocrine insufficiency, where the body does not make enough enzymes to digest food. This insufficiency appears in a number of different conditions, including cystic fibrosis, chronic pancreatitis, and after certain types of intestinal surgery. ...Read more
Digest food better: Creon is a pancreatic enzyme supplement used in a condition called pancreatic exocrine insufficiency, where the body does not make enough enzymes to digest food. This insufficiency appears in a number of different conditions, including cystic fibrosis, chronic pancreatitis, and after certain types of intestinal surgery. ...Read more
A very short time: Creon works locally in the GI track. It is not absorbed and does not accumulate in the system. The important thing is to take enough of the drug. As much as 10 pills before meals may be needed for an effect. ...Read more
No effect.: Creon is a pancreatic enzyme supplement used in a condition called pancreatic exocrine insufficiency, where the body does not make enough enzymes to digest food. If your body does make those enzymes, then Creon is unnecessary, and taking it will have no effect. ...Read more
I take creon 25, 000 I've been told I can take up to 27 creon tablets a day. Does this sound right?
Creon: Creon is given usually in multiple doses throughout the day. Your doctor is the best guide as to how many doses per day you should take. Consult your doctor as to how you are doing and if your dose is correct for you. ...Read more
I have removed part of my pancreace about 40% (only head part left) I have to take. Creon. My qwestion is do exist anything different than creon?
What is the best diet to follow for chronic pancreatitis sufferers? Also, will they need to take creon forever?
My ggtp was 470! I did have a bout of pancreatitis & am on creon but feel fine. Should I be worried or continue on as usual?
I have had whipples surgery 2 years ago. Even 2 creon tabs insufficient for a meal. Should I increase dose? Unable to regain weight. Need advice
Increase: You need to take Creon 24, 000 units, 3 pills with each meal and one pill with each snack. ...Read more
Might be: There is definitely a reported relationship between inflammatory bowel disease (uc and crohn's) and pancreatic insufficiency. It isn't entirely clear why. Proposed mechanisms include (a) the same auto-immune process that attacks the bowel attacks the pancreas (b) repeated episodes of pancreatitis some of which may be medication side-effects. You may need Creon for life. ...Read more
Best cure for idiopatic chronic pancreatitis.? My age is 19.will is it permanent to take tablets like creon.
Since the cause: Is not known and it is chronic it is hard to tell. You might need them. Possible for it to go away. No one knows ...Read more
IDIOPATHIC CHRONIC panctreatitis age is 20yrs. Best tablets are CREON and tramodol. Is it true. Do they cure pancreas?
Pancreatitis: Unfortunately there is no cure if the pancreatitis is truly idiopathic. Creon is helpful for digestion in chronic pancreatitis and tramadol is helpful for pain that may be associated with the pancreatitis. Hopefully all other reasons for your pancreatitis have been looked for. ...Read more
Can pain occur in idiopathic chronic pancreatitis case if creon dosage is insufficient age is 19 my wg is 56 and is constant frm 2 months?
Yes: IT can. But get an imaginair study regardless ...Read more
Can taking too much creon cause nausea? I used to take three tablets with meals and stopped to just one tablet and nausea seems to have stopped.
Creon: Very rarely it can cause nausea. Reported less than 1 %. ...Read more
Is Creon, as a prescription, that helps in digestive absorption generally well tolerated by most people?
Yes: Creon is a replacement digestive enzyme for people who have had problems with their pancreas and it is generally very well tolerated when taken with a meal. ...Read more
If a recurrent acute pancreatitis patient increase his weight does it mean he is getting cured age is19 and taking CREON and Udiliv 300 tablets?
Probably: But cannot say without seeing. The weight can be due to just fluid accumulation (not good). ...Read more
I've been given Creon and it's working but my Doctor doesn't know what's wrong with me. Is it important to see consultant immediately or waiting list?
If the Creon is working but the doctor does not know what is wrong with you it is time to see another doctor. Talk to your family and friends and decide which different doctor to see.
Hope all goes well. Please keep me posted. ...Read more
Unclear question: What is creon? Acute pancreatitis is diagnosed from a combination of clinical signs, symptoms and lab tests. The usual features are severe abdominal pain and tenderness, elevated blood levels of trypsin and lipase. Depending on the severity of illness there may be other manifestations such as low calcium, shock, nausea vomiting and death. ...Read more
How is pancreatic insufficiency related to UC and why is Creon not completely help steatorrhea pls?
Common association: Studies suggest that 30-50% inflammatory bowel disease patient may have some form of pancreatitis. That does not mean that all these people have exocrine pancreatic insufficiency. Creon may not be working because either the dose isn't quite right, your diet may be too high in fat or some of the stooling issue may be related to malabsorption from UC. Hope this helps. ...Read more
I feel like im hungry all the time! Losing weight : (no answers. Doc wants me to take omprazole with creon how would omprazole even help?
Dr. Raff: I agree with him.Get a more detailed answer ›
Is LPJ surgery compulsory for 19yrs old boy who has pain every 14dys for chronic pancreatitis idiopathic. Taking CREON tramodol. Should take more creon?
Yes and no: This surgery can be helpful. Creon and tramadol will not stop the pain. 19 is very young to have the surgery. It is a difficult decision to know what to do. However, if you have tried everything and not able to continue as you are, this is your only option. You can choose to continue with the pain. The surgery is no guarantee that the pain will stop, but it is you only other option ...Read more
CREON: as an post-op given enzyme should be taken how long before a meal. 1 MD says: 1 minute before; other MD says 1/2 hr. Now, borderline diabetic.
Creon: Hi. How are you post-op? How did surgery go? Were the surgical margins free of cancer? I know you said you were with a very experienced team. I usually tell people to take their Creon when they start eating. We're all hoping you got a great response. Sounds like you may need insulin? Yes? No? Good luck? ...Read more
I hve idiopathic chroni pancreatitis and frm 1month am taking tablets creon and (tramodal if pain).NOW abdomen scan showed NORMAL PANCREAS age is 19.
Here are some...: If your idiopathic chronic pancreatitis has been well diagnosed & established, still determine to practice healthy lifestyle without overindulgence & obsession so to give your body a best possible chance of self-healing since behind what we know always still hides a lot of what don't know. I have few pages for you to view and benefit in http://formefirst. Com/eBlogList. Html. Best wishes to health.. ...Read more
How can we know or check if my chronic pancreatitis condition is getting cured or worse. Liver+CBP+sugar test r normal. Eating creon+ursoidal, tramodol?
Serum Lipase: May be helpful as well as other inflammatory markers. Ultrasound of the pancreas may show some structural changes or cysts. You need to confer with your doctor. ...Read more
2months ago my pancreatict duct was 6mm and dilated now it is 2.6 does it mean my chronic pancreatitis is cured age is 19 I had creon after food daily?
Wow...: Were you told the cause of your pancreatitis? If known, you should know. The shrinking duct is a good sign but not the only sign of healing, which could take a while. And a "chronic" (your word) condition is usually not cured (or it wouldn't be chronic) but usually managed. Be dutiful in managing this. The pancreas can be a nasty brute if you don't take good care of it! ...Read more
30 years ago I was told I had colitis, 20 years ago ibs, 6 months ago its actually severe epi. Been on 2 types of creon, still got severe diarrhea.
Diarrhea: Chronic severe diarrhea should be evaluated by a gastroenterologist. If you are not satisfied with your diagnosis or treatment, seek another opinion. Newer medication is available for IBS with predominant diarrhea. Inflammatory bowel disease, malabsorption, pancreatic insufficiency, parasitic infection, gluten sensitivity or intolerance, etc to be considered. ...Read more
My sgot and sgpt are 140 & 65 I had idiopathic pancreatitis frm 3 months my age is 19 I was taking ursoidal and antibiotic and creon 10k Suggetion?
Too little data for: Reasonable guess. Biggest drivers of pancreatitis & elevated liver function enzymes in US are high blood triglyceride concentrations & steatosis (fat infiltration throughout liver), both driven by low fat diet, high carb/sugar foods. While alcohol (fermented sugars) has long been more commonly recognized, actually carbs in general, especially simple carbs as significant part of greater food issues ...Read more
How many months should I eat creon I had idiopathic chronic pancreatitis and now pancreas r normal in abdomen scan am 19 it is too young what to DO? ?
Rare condition.: This is rare especially at your age. If you truly have pancreatic insufficiency you may need the creon all your life. Although the pancreas is normal in scans you will need to get the advice of your doctor. Note that if you had some nonspecific inflamation of the pancreas that has resolved, then you may be able to stop the creon. You will need to experiment with foods one at a time and see. ...Read more
This year I was diagnosed with chronic pancreatus. Take creon, helps great. Now, I am type 1 diabetic. Should I worry about pancreatic cancer?
Doc suggested Longitudinal Pancreaticojejunostomy for me iam 19.have idiopathic chronic pancreatitis. Am taking creon, ursoidal. If pain then tramodol.
No question: I'm not sure what you're looking for, but the procedure suggested is typical for chronic pancreatitis. The goal of the operation is usually pain relief, and there is some older experiments that suggest it may even preserve some of the digestive function of the pancreas. Hope this helps! ...Read more
Which tablets except tramodol are used to reduce pain in idiopathic chronic pancreatitis my age is 19 abdomen is soft no swelling taking creon 10000?
See your: Doctor. Not an appropriate question for health tap. ...Read more