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How can treat the back pain from an attack of pancreatitis?

How can treat the back pain from an attack of pancreatitis?

Let me explain: This kind of back pain called referred pain , you have treat the source, then the back pain go away. If you can not please pain medicine. Thank you. ...Read more

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Hi.. What is the cause of back pain in pancreatitis Thanks?

Hi.. What is the cause of back pain in pancreatitis  Thanks?

Location: The pancreas is located very far back in the abdominal cavity. If it is swollen it can press on nerves in the back causing back pain. ...Read more

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Cause of severe right side and right lower back pain? Very sharp, some swelling. Kidney? Recently had pancreatitis- related?

Cause of severe right side and right lower back pain? Very sharp, some swelling. Kidney? Recently had pancreatitis- related?

Not Pancreatitis: Right sided back pain and back pain in general can have many causes. Your pancreas is on the left side of the abdomen, and although can cause back pan, not usually on the right. Right sided back pain can be anything from your kidney to a muscle spasm. If you are at all concerned and have other symptoms, an evaluation by a physician would be helpful. ...Read more

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I'm having awful stomach and back pain i've been diagnosed with cronic pancreatitis what can I do emergancy room not an option no doc?

I'm having awful stomach and back pain i've been diagnosed with cronic pancreatitis what can I do emergancy room not an option no doc?

Low fat diet: Low fat diet for sure. Sometimes you have to do gut rest by fasting or drinking water when there is a flare up. Try to enroll in a clinical trial at an academic center. You will need pain medication for your pain. ...Read more

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Having frequent urge to have BMS and having BM with mucous and lower back pain. I've had pancreatitis 3x's and also have UC. What could b issue?

Having frequent urge to have BMS and having BM with mucous and lower back pain. I've had pancreatitis 3x's and also have UC. What could b issue?

May be a combination: With CUC (Chronic Ulcerative Colitis) these symptoms may be related to activation of the CUC. People with CUC can get inflammatory back arthritis and this needs to be evaluated. The additional history of recurrent pancreatitis can also confound the evaluation. Your gastroenterologist may need to have you see a rheuamtologist also see you regarding the back pain. ...Read more

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Is this pancreatitis? Had Sphincter of oddi#1, improved w ERCP. Symptomatic lately so took tylenol#3 2x this wk but got WORSE epig+back pain 4 HRS.

Is this pancreatitis? Had Sphincter of oddi#1, improved w ERCP. Symptomatic lately so took tylenol#3 2x this wk but got WORSE epig+back pain 4 HRS.

Probably.: Your history and the symptoms are suggestive of pancreatitis. You need to go to ER and get them check your enzymes to make sure it is not the case... or deal with that if that is the unfortunate occurrence. Good luck. ...Read more

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Im having abdominal pain in my upper left quadrant aswell as back pain, I've had for 8 days. Im not sure if its needed to go to the ER or wait 4 days for an appointment. Im fearful of pancreatitis.

Depends: If you've had the pain for eight days it is less likely to be pancreatitis as by now it would have gotten so bad you would have gone to the er by now. If you can still eat and drink enough and it doesn't cause the pain to increase, then you probably could wait for your appointment. ...Read more

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Aches and pain, nausea, fever, upper abdomen and back pain is that normal?Just got over unexplained pancreatitis so im worried!not same pain, same area

Aches and pain, nausea, fever, upper abdomen and back pain is that normal?Just got over unexplained pancreatitis so im worried!not same pain, same area

Abdominal pain: Your abdominal pain is concerning. It may be a relapse of pancreatitis, or it could be a gallbladder problem or a stomach problem. The risk of infection or abscess is high after an episode of pancreatitis. You need to see your doctor asap and have abdominal imaging and bloodwork done. ...Read more

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