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Does Pancreatitis Cause Diarrhea
Loose stools is a symptom in which a person's stool (poop) does not hold its shape after it goes into the toilet. Instead of remaining a shaped piece of poop, the poop spreads out in the toilet bowl water. Very loose stool is called diarrhea. Loose stool can be caused by infections, certain foods or drinks, ...Read more
Have chronic pancreatitis having diarrhea with red blood coming out in plops w/sm amt. Bm and what look like tissue what could this be. Been 3 days?
Rectal bleeding: If the blood is bright red this generally indicates it is originating from the lower part of your bowel. It may not be related to your pancreatitis. Have your doctor exam you to see if there is a source for the bleeding. You may require a colonoscopy to find out the exact cause. All the best in getting this sorted out. Watch for low blood with persistent bleeding. ...Read more
Had acute pancreatitis 2 years ago due to gallbladder disease. Gallbladder out. Left with diarrhea. Can't gain weight. Are probiotics safe?
My husband takes pancrelipase for pancreatitis; had a reaction of hives and diarrhea together 6 times this month. Can this be from the pancrelipase?
Rx side effects: Yes, this is entirely possible as common side effects from Pancrelipase may include: nausea or vomiting; mild stomach pain or upset; diarrhea or constipation; bloating or gas; greasy stools; rectal irritation;headache, dizziness; cough; or weight loss. Hives may suggest an allergic ige reaction as well. He should follow up with his GI or prescribing doctor. ...Read more
Why yellow diarrhea? Narcotic withdrawal. It's bright yellow, very acidic and diarrhea even goes to water consistency. Can trigger pancreatitis too.
See your doctor: This is a problem that requires a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. In that meeting, your doctor will listen to you, perform a throrough examination and possibly order labs or other tests. Based on this information, he/she will be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more
Is it possible that the doctor misdiagnosed me with acute pancreatitis?? Severe gastroentritis? Gastritis? Intestinal problems? Diarrhea 2x in 1 week
Pain's NOT normal...: ...but you have provided us none of your test results nor your symptomatic presentation upon which we rely to render an intelligent guess. However, we can neither converse with you nor examine you in this format. If you're unhappy with one provider's diagnosis then ask questions of him about it. If the response is unsatisfying, seek the opinion of another physician. Pancreatitis is serious. ...Read more
Diagnosed with pancreatitis & campylobacter inf Been sick for 15 days. Was improving but began having stomach pain and diarrhea again. What do I do?
Pain in upper right abdomen and back. Sticky stool, nausea. No pain the epigastric or left side, no diarrhea. Is it pancreatitis?
Possibly: It is possible for this to be pancreatitis, but there are many other possible diagnoses also. Regardless, you need an urgent evaluation to evaluate the symptoms. If pancreatitis is present, it will be easy to tell with simple blood tests and possibly x-rays or scans of the abdomen. Good luck. ...Read more
Had endoscopic ultrasound done on thursday. Since then I get nauseated & have acute diarrhea with low grade fever. Asymptomatic b4. Lipase normal. Never had pancreatitis b4. Went 2 ER. EUS side effect?
Severe upper abdomen pain radiating to back. Very mucusy diarrhea and nausea.. Feels different than a stomach bug...Could it be pancreatitis?
Went to er, bad lower stomach cramps, massive diarrhea. Wbc 13.27 (4.00 x 10.80) high neutrophils low lymphs. Food poisoning or pancreatitis? Diangosis gastroenteritis, better & discharged after 2 hour.
Pancreatitis: Absolutely, you need to see a pancreas expert. ...Read more
Woke up w stomach pain, nauseous and like I was about to have diahrrhea. I had mexican for dinner & pistachio nuts b4, bed. Could it be pancreatitis?
Possibly: With symptoms this complex, you owe it to yourself to call your doctor to help you make sense out of them. ...Read more
I left the hospital yesterday after 5 days with pancreatitis. And an h pylori infection in my stomach. My lipaise was normal again. No fever, no vomiting, mild diahrrea. White blood cells were normal again. Today I have a lot of ab pain?
Sour diarrhea?: What do you mean by "sour diarrhea"? Are you talking about the smell? How long have you had this? Any other symptoms associated with it? If your symptoms persist or get worse, then you should probably see a doctor. A lot of diarrhea resolves on its own within a couple of days. I wish you the best. ...Read more
Conjecture: Nobody really knows but some suggest that hypercalcemia induces pancreatic injury via a secretory block, accumulation of secretory proteins, and possibly activation of enzymes that begin to digest the pancreas. ...Read more
Long list: Osmotic, secretory or exudative? Running a possible list of causes for diarrhea: Acute gastroenteritis (viral or bacterial infection), food intolerance/ allergy, recent antibiotic use, IBDs (crohns or ulcerative colitis), osmotic diarrhea from non absorbable sugars (i.e. sorbitol), malabsorption, spurious diarrhea, thyroid disorders. If it's been more than a couple days he should see his doctor for eval ...Read more
Many causes: In a child, the most likely cause would be post-infectious pancreatitis. Several viral infections can lead to pancreatitis. Other causes include meds, gallstones, cystic fibrosis, and hereditary or autoimmune conditions, just to name a few. Treatment depends on the underlying cause, but the principles of management include aggressive IV fluid, bowel rest, pain control, and often hospitalization. ...Read more
Depends on where...: Amylase can come from the saliva glands. If the amylase level is mildly high, and is not thought to be coming from the pancreas or small intestine, it may be coming from the saliva glands. One's doctor can decide the next step, because lab results don't mean much without knowing what one's results have been over the years, and what the symptoms have been. ...Read more
Consider allergy?: Perhaps there can be some type of allergy you have with eggs? My suggestion would be to keep a food diary of everything you eat along with how you feel after those meals. See if there is a correlation with eggs and your symptoms of diarrhea. You may find it could be something else you are eating as well! ...Read more
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