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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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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Back Pain (Definition)

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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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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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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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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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Recent research found 40% of people with chronic back pain had treatable infection which could be treated with co-amoxiclav. Could this be diagnosed?

Recent research found 40% of people with chronic back pain had treatable infection which could be treated with co-amoxiclav. Could this be diagnosed?

Disciitis: Many patients who suffer ruptured discs turn out to have infections locally, and this may well explain why post-operative chronic low back pain persists, if not treated. May be a bit tough to pin down, but certain varieties of bone scans may help. Discuss with an infectious disease specialist and a neurosurgeon. This is a new discovery and not all the issues are worked out so far. ...Read more

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Can pancreatitis come back if you don't get it treated in the hospital?

Can pancreatitis come back if you don't get it treated in the hospital?

Depends : If it us gallstones causing it then u may require gallbladder taken out. Alcohol is the other prime cause. That just requires abstaining from alcohol. There are other causes, but the above two are the most common ...Read more

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How can you treat pain from severe chronic pancreatitis in the lower back and abdomin?

How can you treat pain from severe chronic pancreatitis in the lower back and abdomin?

Diet/pain meds/no al: For chronic pancreatitis, yhe first thing is to treat the cause like gall sones, alcohol abuse, hyperparathyroidism..And following can be done 1diet low fat high cals diet 2no alcohol consumption 3 pain meds like tramadol or opoid narcotics all treatments are under strict physician supervision. ...Read more

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Back problems leading to heartburn. Should i treat the back pain or heartburn first?

Back problems leading to heartburn. Should i treat the back pain or heartburn first?

Back or heatburn....: Back pain does not cause indegestion. They are separate entitities and unrelated. However agents to treat back pain can aggravate your heartburn. You can deal with both almost simultaneously, but the heartburn remedy (prilosec) is otc and does not need a prescription. Aleve (naproxen) can be taken shortly thereafter. If your back is chronic, you should see a rheumatology, orthopedic, or physiatry md. ...Read more

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How can you treat serious back pain?

That depends: The best way to know how to relieve back pain is to determine the cause. This requires medical evaluation. In the meantime, there are many options. Stretching, heat from a shower or heating pad (be careful to avoid getting burned), massage, manipulation/ alignment & acupuncture are some of those. Physical therapy, surgery & medications (i.e. NSAID's or muscle relaxants) are sometimes advised. ...Read more

Dr. Ralph Layman
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Pancreatitis (Definition)

An inflammation or infection of the pancreas, causing abnormal secretions or leakage of the digestive enzymes ...Read more


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Pain In The Back (Definition)

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