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Necrotizing Hemorrhagic Pancreatitis
Hospitals having drs who specialize in necrotizing pancreatitis will they accept pt with no insurance we l mtive in butte, mt?
Acute necrotizing pancreatitis after an ercp. WHY I have never drank or all those other things...just had a baloted admon...was in hospital for 1 year?
My husband has acute necrotizing pancreatitis with infection. He was in the hospital for 36 days, then released when he started feeling better and doc?
Question cut off: Sorry to hear about this serious infection. Please consider re-submitting and letting us know what the question is. ...Read more
17 years ago I develop necrotizing pancreatitis due to gallstones. Is it safe to drink 5 percent alcohol wine coolers.? I've been very healthy since.
Probably ok: Most things in moderation are ok. If you think it causes pain, then stop. Hope this helps! ...Read more
Acute necrotiz pancreatitis led to chronic 5 yrs. Now daily problems. Started enzymes, helping. Never drank, healthy. Long term pancreas outlook?
Unknown: I would follow up with Gerontologist. There is a chance of chronic pancreas problems and malabsorbtion ...Read more
Is it possible my pancreas was damaged by recent bout with pancreatitis? My weight is down, eating light but bg are running in the120's. Were 80 & 90.
Bowel Rest: Pancreatitis is usually treated by allowing nothing to be taken by mouth, adequate fluid administration and pain medication, usually given intravenously. Because it is diagnosed by way of blood tests and x-rays, I think it is safe to assume that most people cannot diagnose it on their own, but if you have any suspicion of having it, i'd say go straight to an emergency room. ...Read more
Maybe: It really depends on the cause. The two most common causes are biliary tract disease like gall stones and alcohol overuse. If the causes are addressed with surgery for gall stones or cessation/moderation of alcohol use, the chances are lower for recurrence. One third of all pancreatitis either has no known cause or is due to adverse reactions to drugs. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more
Acute and Chronic: Acute pancreatitis is a serious medical condition where pancreatic enzymes inflame the pancreas and surrounding tissues it can lead to death but to those who survive they can develop chronic pancreatitis where the pancreas begins to fail from chronic injury. Both should have prompt medical attention and treatment. Please see a doctor. ...Read more
It Can Be: 90% of the time, pancreatitis is mild and self-limiting. If severe, people are at-risk at 3 different times: early on, factors are released into the body that can depress many organs' function--if chronically ill, this can be dangerous; middle phase problems arise from pancreatic necrosis, sometimes requiring surgery; late phase problems tend to be infectious in origin, often following surgery. ...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