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Dr. Arthur Heller
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Are the symptoms of pancreatitis, chronic bad?

Dr. Arthur Heller
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Are the symptoms of pancreatitis, chronic bad?

Can be: Chronic pancreatitis can cause chronic pain, often worse with eating, can radiate into the back; can be constant pain requiring narcotics; can have hard to control diabetes; can have fat malabsorption with fatty, greasy, foul smelling stools, weight loss; can have vitamin and mineral deficiencies, including osteoporosis, and osteomalacia (rickets). Rx can include surgery, digestive supp, pain meds. ...Read more

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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


Dr. Ankush Bansal
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What are symptoms of pancreatitis?

Dr. Ankush Bansal
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See below: You can get any of these common symptoms but none of them are required for the diagnosis - abdominal pain particularly top center, nausea +/- vomiting, loss of appetite, fatigue or malaise, thirst. If you have any discoloration of the skin on the abdomen or back, go to the hospital immediately - that is a sign of a possible serious complication. ...Read more

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Dr. Jason Black
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What are the most common symptoms of pancreatitis?

Dr. Jason Black
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What are the most common symptoms of pancreatitis?

Nausea/vomiting,pain: Pancreatitis often results in upper abdominal pain which can radiate through to the back and is usually worse with eating. Nausea and vomiting are also usually present. ...Read more

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Dr. Michel Kahaleh
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Dr. Diane Minich
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Symptoms of pancreatitis?

Dr. Diane Minich
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Acute pancreatitis: Upper abdominal pain abdominal pain that radiates to your back abdominal pain that feels worse after eating nausea vomiting tenderness when touching the abdomen. ...Read more

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Dr. Ralph Layman
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What are the symptoms of pancreatitis?

Dr. Ralph Layman
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What are the symptoms of pancreatitis?

Pain: Abdominal pain, especially with eating. You could also have problems with jaundice. ...Read more

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Dr. Thomas Wright
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What are stages of pancreatitis? What are the symptoms that it is progressing?

Dr. Thomas Wright
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What are stages of pancreatitis? What are the symptoms that it is progressing?

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

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Dr. Luis Villaplana
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Does pancreatitis usually cause many symptoms?

Dr. Luis Villaplana
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Pain, nausea anvomit: Miserable pain an nausea.

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Dr. Cosme Manzarbeitia
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Symptoms of pancreatitis?

Dr. Ralph Layman
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Pain: Most commonly people have pain just below the end of the breastbone. It can "stab" right thru to the back. Also people commonly complain of nausea after eating. ...Read more

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