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Pain in upper abdomen. Worried about pancreas. What type of pain is pancreatitis?

Pain in upper abdomen. Worried about pancreas. What type of pain is pancreatitis?

Achy into back: Can be dull, achy, penetrating/boring through into bsack; can be more sharp, acute. Can be associated with vomiting, sense of feeling full, feeling sick. Often associated with alcohol use and/or passing gallstone. Can be a very big deal. Any doubt? Call md, get examined. ...Read more

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Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
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Pancreas (Definition)

Abdominal organ. It is digestive organ: it secretes enzymes into the small bowel which break down food and help its absorption. It is also an endocrine organ: it produces hormones involved in sugar control and control of digestion. Insulin is one of these hormones. Diabetics either lack Insulin (type 1 diabetes) or have inadequate ...Read more


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Can idiopathic chronic pancreatitis reduce witin 50 days as my ABDOMEN scan shows NORMAL PANCREAS my MRCP rprt showed chronic pancre 60 days ago?

Can idiopathic chronic pancreatitis reduce witin 50 days as my ABDOMEN scan shows NORMAL PANCREAS my MRCP rprt showed chronic pancre 60 days ago?

Too young to have: Chronic Pancreatitis. Idiopathic Pancreatitis can resolve. Chronic means long lasting years and years and years. You do not have DM type 1 or Protein Calorie Malnutriton either. So hopefully it will not recur. ...Read more

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I hve idiopathic chroni pancreatitis and frm 1month am taking tablets creon and (tramodal if pain).NOW abdomen scan showed NORMAL PANCREAS age is 19.

Typical: Chronic pancreatitis can cause pain even in the absence of radiologic or laboratory findings. Hopefully the medication that you are taking are helpful, and your symptoms are improving as well as your CT scan. ...Read more

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How many months should i eat creon i had idiopathic chronic pancreatitis and now pancreas r normal in abdomen scan am 19 it is too young what to DO? ?

How many months should i eat creon i had idiopathic chronic pancreatitis and now pancreas r normal in abdomen scan am 19 it is too young what to DO? ?

Rare condition.: This is rare especially at your age. If you truly have pancreatic insufficiency you may need the creon all your life. Although the pancreas is normal in scans you will need to get the advice of your doctor. Note that if you had some nonspecific inflamation of the pancreas that has resolved , then you may be able to stop the creon. You will need to experiment with foods one at a time and see . ...Read more

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Can i eat chicken weekly once 250 gram i had chr. Idiopathic pancreatitis but now in my abdomen scan pancreas r normal am taking creon also with food.

Can i eat chicken weekly once 250 gram i had chr. Idiopathic pancreatitis but now in my abdomen scan pancreas r normal am taking creon also with food.

Pancreatitis: Start with smaller amounts of non-fat chicken. Take with creon. The proper way is to start with very small amounts of extra-lean protein and then see how you are with that. Eat the very small amount only once weekly. Your diet should always be low fat. ...Read more

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I'm on Medrol (methylprednisolone) and am having sharp pains in my left upper abdomen. Can this med cause pancreatitis?

I'm on Medrol (methylprednisolone) and am having sharp pains in my left upper abdomen. Can this med cause pancreatitis?

Gastritis/ulcer: High doses of steroid like Medrol (methylprednisolone) can cause gastritis and even stomach ulcer. Sometimes this can be prevented by taking a PPI type of drug (Prilosec etc) along with the steroid However you do need to contact your doctor immediately re. this problem. I am not aware of Medrol (methylprednisolone) causing pancreatitis . ...Read more

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When should I suspect that the abdominal pain is of pancreatic original? (pancreatitis)

Pancreatitis: Inflammation of pancreas is seen in people with alcohol , gallstones and due to medicine side effect presents with severe abdominal pai in the pit of stomach going to back nausea vomiting fever pain is generally constant. ...Read more

Dr. Ralph Layman
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Pancreatitis (Definition)

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


Upper Abdomen (Definition)

Draw a transverse line through the umbilicus and the upper abdomen includes every part of the belly above this line and below the ...Read more