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Can benign mass grow in pancreaus I have one waiting on biopsy results but all blood work is normal. What is chance of it being pancratic cancer!

Can benign mass grow in pancreaus I have one waiting on biopsy results but all blood work is normal. What is chance of it being pancratic cancer!

Await the biopsy: Yes, there can be benign tumors of the pancreas, however you need to await the results of the biopsy to be certain. ...Read more

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What is the good food for cronic pancreatits?

What is the good food for cronic pancreatits?

Low fat, low protein: A low fat, low protein diet is best for chronic pancreatitis. Avoiding alcohol and caffeine is also key. Your physician might also have prescribed pancreatic enzymes to help you digest your meals. Key to discuss diet needs with your doctor and registered dietician. ...Read more

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Can someone diagnosed with pancreatits consume ghe?

Can someone diagnosed with pancreatits consume ghe?

Not a good idea: Ghee is a form of clarified butter that is high in fat. Persons with pancreatic problems may have difficulty digesting fats. Ghee could cause bloating, gas, diarrhea or cramps. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more

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Wat is pancreatis and how long does it take to get better?

Wat is pancreatis and how long does it take to get better?

PancreasInflammation: Over 90% of cases of acute pancreatitis are due to passage of a gallstone into the bile duct or alcohol use. Most cases are mild and self-limiting, requiring a 3-5 day hospitalization; pancreatitis may be severe as often as 10% of the time, leading to prolonged convalescence and potentially life-threatening complications. Rx centers on supportive care, mgmt of complications+/-stone removal (ercp). ...Read more

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I think I've got pancreatius, could you please tell me the syptoms?

I think I've got pancreatius, could you please tell me the syptoms?

Pancreatitis: Symptoms of acute pancreatitis are sudden onset of upper abdominal pain which can radiate into the back. Frequently it is associated with nausea and vomiting. Symptoms can range from mild to severe and in a small percentage of people require hospitalization. This condition can be life-threatening. Common causes are gallstones, medications, alcohol, elevated triglycerides. Check with your MD. ...Read more

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My brother who is 29 suffers from pancriatis. What can he do to avoid episodes of severe pain?

My brother who is 29 suffers from pancriatis. What can he do to avoid episodes of severe pain?

Pancreatitis: There are several causes for pancreatitis: the number one reason is alcohol ingestions:
1. Stop alcohol intake.
2. Remain well hydrate
3. Medications such as gabapentin/lyrica/cymbalta
4. Consider nerve blocks/celiac plexus blocks. ...Read more

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What are some common causes of pancreatic pain?

Inflammation: Pancreatitis, which is an inflammatory, very painful and dangerous conditions, stones stuck in the duct that drains pancreas and a complication from pancreatitis called pseudo cyst of the pancreas. Cancer may or may not cause pain. ...Read more

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How likely is pancreatis in a 22 year old male?

How likely is pancreatis in a 22 year old male?

Not too likely: If alcohol is consumed, then pancreatitis is a likely possibility. Cystic fibrosis can lead to pancreatitis. Viruses can cause pancreatitis as well. The condition is sufficiently rare absent alcohol to consider other reasons for abdominal pain and vomiting. ...Read more

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Can acute pancreatits turn into chronic pancreatitis?

Can acute pancreatits turn into chronic pancreatitis?

Depends: Acute pancreatitis from gallstones generally does not turn into chronic pancreatitis. Chronic pancreatitis, associated with diabetes, chronic pain after eating, maldigestion of fats can occur after bouts of alcohol-induced acute pancreatitis;high triglyceride (>1000) panc'itis can also. Got stones? Get gb out; high tg-diet and meds. Alcohol-don't drink. Preg related? : see md for individual rx. ...Read more

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It's been 25 days and I am still having pancreatic pain?

That can happen: Pancreatitis pain can take a while to improve and can even become chronic. It is important to keep close contact with your doctor to follow the course and ensure that you continue to improve and don't need any further intervention. ...Read more

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Can exorcine pancreatic insufissancy, not have any cause?

Can exorcine pancreatic insufissancy, not have any cause?

Pancreatic insuf: The exocrine pancreas produces 3 main types of enzymes: amylase, protease, and lipase. Because the exocrine pancreas retains a large reserve capacity for enzyme secretion, fat digestion is not clearly impaired until lipase output decreases to below 10% of the normal level. The diagnosis is clinical. It may go undetected due to dietary restrictions. ...Read more

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How to tell my family that I may have a pancreatic problem?

Truth and sincerity: There is a wide array of pancreatic problems, but in general, just tell your family the truth, and let them know how you want them to support you as you adjust. ...Read more

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Is there a single drug that works well to control acute pancreatic pain?

Is there a single drug that works well to control acute pancreatic pain?

Pancreatic Pain: Most importantly is a proper diagnosis as to why you are having "acute pancreatic pain". Pancreatic pain is abnormal and usually a sign of pancreatitis. However, other organ pain can mimic pancreatic pain and it is important to rule out aneurism and ulcer as well as other conditions. Pancreatic pain is known as visceral pain and usually treated with one or several classes of medication. ...Read more

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When I get a real bad pancreatic flare sometimes lying on my right side helps anyone know why?

When I get a real bad pancreatic flare sometimes lying on my right side helps anyone know why?

Moves other organs.: The pancreas is located in the left upper quadrant. Also pancreatitis is an inflammed pancreas due to multiple causes. Lying on your right side probably gets some of the other organs, speciafically the liver off of the pancreas. This might reduce the pain you feel. ...Read more

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How can you relieve pancreatits pain? I was diagnosed in feb & hospitalizes for 5 day. I am now starting to feel the same pain but am uninsured.

How can you relieve pancreatits pain? I was diagnosed in feb & hospitalizes for 5 day. I am now starting to feel the same pain but am uninsured.

↑triglycerides drive: pancreatitis & are, in turn are driven by eating carbs/sugar which liver converts to triglyceride fats for storage. Thus ↓ food intake to rest pancreas & go HFLC foods to keep triglycerides ↓. Study: DietDoctor. Com & videos: Big Fat Lies, McGovern's report, Science for Smart People. How the government makes you fat & http://goo. Gl/XBxNBS. Also Gary Taubes, Peter Attia, Mary Enig, Robert Lustig. ...Read more

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What are r pancreatic enzymes?

Digestive compounds: These are substances that are secreted by the pancreas to aid in digestion. They breakdown, fat, protein, and carbohydrates to allow the body to absorb those substances better. ...Read more

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How harmful are two pancreatic cysts?

How harmful are two pancreatic cysts?

Too many: Variables to give you an exact answer. Probably relatively benign, but you need to discuss it with your doctor. ...Read more

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How horrible are two pancreatic cysts?

How horrible are two pancreatic cysts?

About: About twice as horrible as one pancreatic cyst. ;-)
Just kidding. Not enough information. Do you have a history of pancreatitis? Pancreatic surgery or injury? Any pain in the back?
How was the cyst diagnosed? Probably either CT or U/S. What prompted the imaging study? ...Read more

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Can stress cause my pancreatic suymptoms?

Can stress cause my pancreatic suymptoms?

Yes it can: Stress can make any existing physical illness worse. Also, if the stress makes you drink a lot of alcohol, pancreatitis will flare up for sure. ...Read more

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Which test can diagnose pancreatic necrosis?

Which test can diagnose pancreatic necrosis?

Imaging: Hi. The blood tests, amylase & lipase (two pancreatic digestive enzymes) can diagnose pancreatitis, but the best rests for pancreatic necrosis are probably imaging. Best imaging for p. necrosis would be CT with contrast. Abdominal MRI with contrast is also excellent, although not done as routinely. Transabdominal ultrasound doesn't see the pancreas super well, by transesophageal ultrasound is good ...Read more

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Could I get pancreatis from taking 1 solpadol?

Solpadol: Pancreatitis is not a common (or even uncommon) complication of either Codeine or paracetamol - which are the components of solpadol. However, it's not prescribed here in the states, so our experience is limited. ...Read more

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When would a panoramic dental X-ray is necessary?

When would a panoramic dental X-ray is necessary?

Not for General: A panorex x-ray is entirely different from the individual x-rays dentists use to diagnose cavities. It can be used for orthodontics, oral surgery procedures, implants, (although we prefer a cat scan, as it gives much more detailed views).
It is not best used for general dental exams, as it is not helpful in identifying cavities on the surface or between teeth. ...Read more

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How do you cure exocrine pancreatic insufficiency?

Control is ok: Exocrine pancreatic insufficiency is often the result of recurrent episodes of pancreatic inflammation and is not often cured. Symptoms result from inadequate enzymes released into intestine to assist digestion. Replacement enzymes can alleviate symptoms when taken pre meal. ...Read more

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What are common causes of pancreatic inflammation?

What are common causes of pancreatic inflammation?

Inflammation: If you have pancreatic inflammation surely that was discovered and managed by your doctor and/or a specialist.

There are many causes of pancreatic inflammation - please go on line and look for some easy to read topics on this problem. ...Read more

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What is the mSv dose for a dental panoramic X-ray?

What is the mSv dose for a dental panoramic X-ray?

Millisievert dosage: A panoramic dental xray typically contains 2-3 mrem, or 0.02 - 0.03 millisieverts if it is a digital xray. An older, film panorex would be several times that dose, but either way, radiation exposure is about equivalent to a 3 hour plane flight ...Read more

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Is pancreatic cloning happening anywere in the usa?

Is pancreatic cloning happening anywere in the usa?

Test tube only: Yes, this is being done strictly in the research setting, and is only in the test-tube stages now. It will probably be at least 10 years before this is ready for human application. ...Read more

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