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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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Which treatment works the best and fastest for pancreatitis?

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

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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 can be used. ...Read more

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What kind of pills or treatment can somebody get for pancreatitis, chronic?

What kind of pills or treatment can somebody get for pancreatitis, chronic?

Cigarettes: In addition to avoiding alcohol, cigarettes should be stopped. You need to get an answer to the question "why do I have chronic pancreatitis?" that may be more important than taking pills. ...Read more

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How long does pancreatitis take to get to its serious point & what is treatment?

Not too long: Pancreatitis is a life threatening condition and based on etiology or its cause it may take hours to days to fully develop. The treatment is usually hospital based and it is mostly supportive consisting of bowel rest, iv fluids and pain control. ...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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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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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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