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What Does Pancreatitis Mean
I'm asymptoic and had EUS due to high lipase. What does this mean "What you have overall is some very NON specific finding that may suggest chronic pancreatitis but NO definite findings."?
=Test not definitive: There are no perfect tests, & unfortunately these include the ones that we rely upon to tell us if cancer or significant disease is present or not. If there is doubt, or your clinical situation has changed, please don't delay in getting a confirmatory study or second opinion. Ask your doctor to candidly share his concerns & best direct you appropriately. Not all pancreatitis is due to alcohol. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes it may be that: Yes it may be chronic pacreatitis and you should find out what is causing it.You need absolute abstainance from drinking alcohol.And diet with low fat, beans, legumes, low fat meats and diary products.And pancreatic enzymes. You need pain meds for controlling pain common causes are alcohol abuse, gall stones, cystic fibrosis, hypercalcemia, calcific stones and others. ...Read more
A person asked a pcp if they see lot of people with chronic pancreatitis. He said yes but most don't recognize it. What does he mean by that answer?
I had a ca 19-9;testbmy results were 9 value, what does that mean? Is that normal. I also have chronic pancreatitis, with a lot ofpain.
CA 19-9 Results: The ca-19-9 normal range is any value that falls below 35 units per milliliter of blood. Generally speaking, if the ca-19-9 results are below 25 units per liter of ca-19-9 the person is considered to be healthy. ...Read more
If a recurrent acute pancreatitis patient increase his weight does it mean he is getting cured age is19 and taking CREON and Udiliv 300 tablets?
2months ago my pancreatict duct was 6mm and dilated now it is 2.6 does it mean my chronic pancreatitis is cured age is 19 i had creon after food daily?
Wow...: Were you told the cause of your pancreatitis? If known, you should know. The shrinking duct is a good sign but not the only sign of healing, which could take a while. And a "chronic" (your word) condition is usually not cured (or it wouldn't be chronic) but usually managed. Be dutiful in managing this. The pancreas can be a nasty brute if you don't take good care of it! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What does a high red and white blood cell count mean ? I have liver conditions at the same time and possible pancreatitis ...
In my liver function test A.L.T (S.G.P.T) is 140 IU/L And A.S.T (SGOT) is 66 Normal range is 40. What does it mean am 19 and patient of pancreatiti?
Hepatitis: By definition is inflammation of the liver. Elevated AST and ALT are markers of inflammation and can be caused by many different things like: medications, alcohol, infections (hepatitis A, B, C), underlying liver disease, gall bladder disease, and can be associated with autoimmune diseases and even pancreatitis. Understanding the cause of you pancreatitis will likely explain your hepatitis. ...Read more
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