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Is It Safe To Pancreatitis
Yes: Hida scan is a method to look at the ability of the liver to excrete a radioactive dye - a nuclear medicine study. It may tell if there is blockage of bile coming out of the liver or if the gallbladder is not working. Since it does not involve instrumentation of the pancreas, it does not worsen pancreatitis. It does have limitations, cannot be used if the bilirubin is elevated and not specific. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is it safe to drink after having mild pancreatitis I quit for a month can i slowly start drinking again?
I take onglyza (saxagliptin) 2.5 mg for 2 years. I'm worried about pancreatitis. Is the drug safe? I'm very tired of having the disease.
Discuss with her doc: Treatment for acute pancreatitis is primarily resting the pancreas. It depends on the severity of the pancreatitis, but most patients are advised not to eat until symptoms are subsiding and pancreatic enzymes are decreasing. If she needs to not eat for a long period of time, TPN may be the best way to keep her strength up. Each patient is different with pancreatitis and nutritional needs. ...Read more
I have chronic pancreatitis and hypothyroidism. I was wondering if its safe for me to have another child ?
Had acute pancreatitis 3 years ago had a few beer's here and now. Is it safe I don't have any problems with it. Dr's say ocationaly no hard liquor?
( Puestow Procedure ) safe for 19 yrs boy with idiopathic chronic pancreatitis. Bearable pain and is reducing.
For intractable pain: This procedure is performed to treat intractable pain in patients with chronic pancreatitis who have pancreatic ductal dilatation. The rationale for this operation is to relieve the ductal hypertension, and thus pain. It's a relatively safe procedure. Majority of patients remain pain-free or have significantly improved pain following the operative procedure. Some data shows slow progression after. ...Read more