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If I need pain medications because I have acute pancreatitis, will I need to sign a pain contract?
Do patients with a clear reason to be in pain, like pancreatitis, still need to be on a pain contract?
Have Chronic calcified pancreatitis As the pancreas is dying what symptoms will I have & at what point should I seek help. What do I need to watch for?
Desperate! i need to find a doc in florida who is an expert in pancreatitis! any recommendations appreciated?
If a person needs insulin after acute pancreatitis, can the pancreas heal so the person doesn't need insulin any more?
Which type of abd pain is typical of pancreatitis vs cholecystitis? How are they both diagnosed and treated? If you need pancreas what happens in tx?
Abd pain: hello ~ pancreatitis ~ SEVERE central pain radiating to back and cholecystitis ~ cramp like RIGHT UPPER quadrant pain, associated with nausea and vomiting. Both can be associated with jaundice. The range of the rest of the question is too large for me to deal with and you might try www.google.com for those answers thanks ...Read more
What is the best diet to follow for chronic pancreatitis sufferers? Also, will they need to take creon forever?
I have chronic pancreatitis stones size is 2 mm at the top of the pancreas.. Do i need surgery to remove them ..
I've been hospitalized a week with pancreatitis. How long can I go npo before a feeding tube is needed? They keep attempting food and I keep puking
Abt 2 weeks w/o nutr: Depending on how healthy u were b4 d onset of pancreatitis (& how much u were eating), u r approaching d point where TPN (total parenteral nutrition, or feeding thru an IV) is attempted. If u r vomiting all foodstuff, u may need a gastric (stomach) tube but not 4 feeding (that will cause u to vomit as well). The gastric tube shd b used to drain the stomach (keep empty) & rest the pancreas. TTYD.GL ...Read more
I had surgery on June 25, 2015 and during the removal of some organs, my Pancreas was injured. I got Pancreatitis. Don't I need treatment for this?
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